The natural movement of one’s soul is upwards. But just as any object is dragged down when a heavy weight is tied to it, the burden of the body drags down the soul.
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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.
In nonviolence you must go full steam ahead, if you want the good to come speedily you must go about it with vigor.
It is a curious phenomena that God has made the hearts of the poor, rich and those of the rich, poor.