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Gandhi

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Definition political and spiritual leader during India's struggle for independence from Great Britain; an advocate of passive resistance (1869-1948)
  • Gandhi reluctantly agreed to the partition of India and Pakistan to avoid civil war.
  • He told me that Mahatma Gandhi said, "Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes."
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Mahatma Gandhi = political and spiritual leader during India's struggle for independence from Great Britain
  • And Schweitzer and Gandhi and Buddha and Beethoven and Rembrandt and St. Francis!
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • Gandhi = political and spiritual leader who advocated passive resistance in a successful struggle for India's independence form Great Britain
  • Gandhi, the champion of Indian freedom, is on one of his umpteenth hunger strikes.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Gandhi = political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule (1869-1948)
  • I am inspired by Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, the man who some call the Frontier Gandhi, who introduced a non-violent philosophy to our culture.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Gandhi = political and spiritual leader during India's struggle for independence from Great Britain; an advocate of passive resistance
  • Gandhi is eating again.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Gandhi = political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule (1869-1948)
  • My grandfather had studied in India, where he had seen great speakers and leaders including Mohammad Ali Jinnah (the founder of Pakistan), Jawaharlal Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi and Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, our great Pashtun leader who campaigned for independence.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Mahatma Gandhi = political and spiritual leader during India's struggle for independence from Great Britain
  • They adopted many of the techniques that Mohandas Gandhi had used to liberate India from British rule.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
  • Aristophanes and Mahatma Gandhi and Gautarna Buddha and Confucius and Thomas Love Peacock and Thomas Jefferson and Mr. Lincoln, if you please.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • But once you know that the man himself is firmly convinced that he is Mahatma Gandhi, then his conduct becomes perfectly reasonable and logical.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • Remember that thing we read once in the paper about the Mahatma Gandhi?
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • If he jumps out of that tree I'm Mahatma Gandhi.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • I would have been just as shocked to see Mahatma Gandhi or Elvis in Scarlett's bed; I had no idea she even knew Macon Faulkner.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • For a long while a Siamese Buddha hung on the wall, to be replaced first by Michelangelo's "Night," then by a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • Except maybe Mahatma Gandhi.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Often the key is a person with a knack for leadership: Martin Luther King Jr. in the United States, Mahatma Gandhi in India, and William Wilberforce in Britain.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The proponents of hunger strikes argued that it was a traditionally accepted form of protest that had been waged all over the world by such prominent leaders as Mahatma Gandhi.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • He spent two months harassing Clara, following her around the house and whispering in her ear while she was asleep, until he finally convinced her to sell a diamond ring to pay his way to the land of Mahatma Gandhi.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits

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