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Non-violence implies voluntary submission to the penalty for non-cooperation with evil.
Non-violence is a weapon of the strong.
Non-violence should never be used as a shield for cowardice. It is a weapon for the brave.
The strength to kill is not essential for self-defense; one ought to have the strength to die. When a man is fully ready to die, he will not even desire to offer violence. Indeed, I may put it down as a self-evident proposition that the desire to kill is in inverse proportion to the desire to die. And history is replete with instances of men who by dying with courage and compassion on their lips converted the hearts of their violent opponents.
What is wanted is a deliberate giving up of violence out of strength.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
The modern choice is between non-violence or non-existence.
Dying is more honorable than killing.
Let yourself be killed, but do not kill.
... active nonviolence is an appropriate personal response to the challenges of the Nuclear Age.
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