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Peace, Education, and Children – Mahatma Gandhi

A baby and a smiling Mahatma Gandhi looking at each other

If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children.

 The real difficulty is that people have no idea of what education truly is. We assess the value of education in the same manner as we assess the value of land or of shares in the stock-exchange market. We want to provide only such education as would enable the student to earn more.  We hardly give any thought to the improvement of the character of the educated…

Mahatma Gandhi, “True Education”