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Indian freedom fighter, 'Father of Nation'

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is the pioneer of Satyagraha. He is fondly called Mahatma Gandhi and Bapu. Mahatma Gandhi is officially honoured in India as the Father of the Nation and his birthday is commemorated as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday in India. October 2 is also celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence.

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 That which looks for mercy from an opponent is not non-violence 
— Mahatma Gandhi
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 The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. 
— Mahatma Gandhi
 The cause of liberty becomes a mockery if the price to be paid is the wholesale destruction of those who are to enjoy liberty. 
— Mahatma Gandhi
 The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problem. 
— Mahatma Gandhi
 The fight of Satyagraha is for the strong in spirit, not the doubter or the timid. Satyagraha teaches us the art of living as well as dying. 
— Mahatma Gandhi

 The Geeta is the universal mother. I find a solace in the Bhagavadgeeta that I miss even in the Sermon on the Mount. When disappointment stares me in the face and all alone I see not one ray of light, I go back to the Bhagavad Gita. I find a verse here and a verse there , and I immediately begin to smile in the midst of overwhelming tragedies - and my life has been full of external tragedies - and if they have left no visible or indelible scar on me, I owe it all to the teaching of Bhagavadgeeta. 
— Mahatma Gandhi
 The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. 
— Mahatma Gandhi
 The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted. 
— Mahatma Gandhi
 The more subtle a force is, the more effective it becomes. Love is the greatest force in the world. 
— Mahatma Gandhi
 The most heinous and the most cruel crimes of which history has record have been committed under the cover of religion or equally noble motives. 
— Mahatma Gandhi

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