The river flows at its own sweet will, but the flood is bound in the two banks. If it were not thus bound, its freedom would be wasted.
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If we could only snap the fetters of the body that bind the feet of the soul, we shall experience a great joy.
Do not allow yourself to imagine that revolutionary thinking can be propagated by governmental power.
In nonviolence you must go full steam ahead, if you want the good to come speedily you must go about it with vigor.