Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Since being in India, I am more convinced than ever before that the method of nonviolent resistance is the most potent weapon available to oppressed people in their struggle for justice and human dignity.
The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance.
When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.