Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world,
but to change ourselves.Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi And Non-Violence
Mahatma Gandhi did correspond with some of the most notable figures in history.
- Charlie Chaplin: Mahatma Gandhi and Charlie Chaplin corresponded via letters. They had mutual admiration for each other’s work and shared some letters in the early 1930s. Chaplin even invited Gandhi to his home in Switzerland, but Gandhi couldn’t make the trip.
- Leo Tolstoy: Mahatma Gandhi had a significant correspondence with Leo Tolstoy. They exchanged letters in the early 1900s, discussing various topics including nonviolence, civil disobedience, and the struggles for social justice. Tolstoy’s writings had a profound influence on Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence.
- Albert Einstein: Gandhi and Albert Einstein exchanged letters in the 1930s. Their correspondence primarily revolved around the issue of nuclear disarmament and the use of atomic weapons. Einstein greatly respected Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence, and their letters reflect their shared concerns about the potential devastation caused by nuclear weapons.
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