He’s Not Called Mahatma For Nothing

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words.

“Keep you words positive because your words become your behavior.

“Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits.

“Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.”

— Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

(Editor’s Note: “Mahatma” is a combination of the Hindu words “Maha,” meaning “great” and “atma,” which is “soul.” Says the dictionary: “A person regarded with reverence or loving respect; a holy person or sage.”)


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  1. Nice…grasshopper….

    Comment by Smokey's Gal — 3.01.2013 @ 3:10 pm

  2. Philosophy to live by — just “imagine” if we all did. Another insight from this giant — “I like your Christ; I do not like your Christians – they are so unlike your Christ” – particularly apt at this time in our own national history —

    Comment by sambolina — 3.02.2013 @ 9:21 am

  3. and don’t forget…..”A nation will be judged by how it treats its animals.” or something to that effect.

    Comment by Virginia Strom-Martin — 3.02.2013 @ 11:08 am

  4. …and don’t forget that we must strive for the habit of compassion.

    Comment by ThinkChick — 3.02.2013 @ 7:02 pm

  5. God made man ans Colonel Colt made them equal.

    Comment by Management Slug — 3.04.2013 @ 10:37 am

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