Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Gandhi Reflects on the Rose

Mahatma Gandhi would often say to Christians and missionaries:

“Don't talk about it. The rose doesn't have to propagate its perfume. It just gives it forth, and people are drawn to it. Live it and people will come to see the source of your power.”

Source: Mazhar Mallouhi, Gandhi’s Living Legacy in the Muslim World, IBMR, 1 April 2003.

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: “And people are drawn to it.”