“The opponent strikes you on your cheek, and you strike him on the heart by your amazing spiritual audacity in turning the other cheek. You wrest the offensive from him by refusing to take his weapons, by keeping your own, and by striking him in his conscience from a higher level. He hits you physically, and you hit him spiritually.”

E. Stanley Jones, Gandhi: Portrayal of a Friend
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Gandhi: Portrayal of a Friend (Abingdon Classics) Gandhi: Portrayal of a Friend by E. Stanley Jones
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