• Cowardice is impotence worse than violence. The coward desires revenge but being afraid to die, he looks to others, maybe to the government of the day, to do the work of defense for him. A coward is less than a man. He does not deserve to be a member of a society of men and women.

    Mahatma Gandhi, Thomas Merton (1965). “Gandhi on Non-violence”, p.33, New Directions Publishing
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