More than 30 years ago, when I had embarked upon the fight against child labour, it was not even considered an issue worth any discussion. It was accepted as a way of life in India, much like it was in other countries. Today, no country or business or society can throw this issue away.
The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one’s opponent.
The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the society can match with the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of the young people.
Bondage is of the mind; freedom too is of the mind. If you say ‘I am a free soul. I am a son of God who can bind me’ free you shall be.
I have never said that there is no need for a guru. All depends on what you call guru. He need not be in a human form.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
I give people what they want in the hope that they will begin to want what I want to give them!
Unless one always speaks the truth, one cannot find God Who is the soul of truth.