But I do admit that they do not believe in my doctrine of non-violence to the full extent.
With me non-violence is part of my religion, a matter of creed.
It would probably be better to call it "non-violence by necessity."
His commitment to human rights, peace and non-violence stands as a monument to his humanity and courage.
To the pacifist who holds such a position, non-violence is imperative even if it does not work.
Non-violence provides a moral force which is more powerful than any physical force.
But much of the present pacifist argument in favor of non-violence is based rather upon its expediency.
However, the occasional success of non-violence even under such circumstances is proof of the possible expediency of this method.
Gandhi believes in non-violence both as a principle and as the most effective means of achieving his purposes.
If non-violence is essential in our dealings with Government, it is more essential in our dealings with our leaders.