Any type of violence is against God, against religion, against spirituality, against humanity, and against nature. Maturity comes only through non-violence, love, and all-inclusiveness.
To achieve peace, it is crucial to eliminate unnecessary bureaucracy that prevents peace processes from advancing.
Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
I believe much trouble and blood would be saved if we opened our hearts more.
Compassion is the signature of Higher Consciousness. Non-violence is the tool to evolve into the Higher Consciousness.
Violent thought affects your inner peace and Happiness more than you can ever imagine. When you are on the street and you use an expletive to yell at an errant road user, that is violent thought. This tendency to think ill of someone, even if you have been provoked or wronged, has to cease. This is the ahimsa that Gandhi talked about. It wasn’t just about violent action being given up, it was also about violent thought ceasing. When you train your mind to be non-violent in thought, and of course action, that is when you will discover that you are the Happiness that you seek!
Your blessings are very important to melt down the stony hearts.
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
Non-violence is the article of faith.
My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.
Dr. King used Gandhi's commitment to non-violence and to passive resistance.
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence.
Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
Mediation is one of the most effective tools of non-violence. It can turn parties away from conflict, towards compromise.