Jawaharlal Nehru: Culture

“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit. It is never a narrowing of the mind or a restriction of the human spirit or the country’s spirit.”

—-Jawaharlal Nehru, freedom fighter and the first Prime Minister of India (14 Nov 1889-1964).

Mahatma Gandhi: Remake ourselves

Let There Be...

English: USSR stamp, Mahatma Gandhi, 1969, 6 k...

English: USSR stamp, Mahatma Gandhi, 1969, 6 k. Русский: Марка СССР, Махатма Ганди, 1969, 6 коп. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“As human beings, our greatness lies not in being able to remake the world — that is the myth of the atomic age — as in being able to remake ourselves. ~ Mahatma Gandhi, from Chicken Soup for the Indian Teenage Soul

Jawaharlal Nehru: Determinism and free will

“Life is like a
game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the
way you play it is free will.”~ Jawaharlal Nehru.