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Will you let me come to your house?"
-- Mohandas Gandhi (Part One)

Importance: Here, Gandhi asks the young, dark-skinned and untouchable boy who wanders into the Chairman's house if he would take him to see the house. Gandhi's eagerness to see where the boy lives reflects his interest in the lives of lower-class, less fortunate Indians.

Nowadays I generally get up an hour earlier in order to be able to do this: spinning a certain length is my most important work: even my pryer comes only after that.
-- Mohandas Gandhi (Part One)

Importance: In this passage, the reader sees Gandhi's tremendous work ethic and the deep commitment he has to his vision of a self-sustaining village-based Indian life. More than just a philosopher, Gandhi reveals himself to be a devoted practitioner of his philosophy.

Sriram suddenly felt that he was the inhabitant of a magic world where you created all the things you needed with your own hands."
-- Sriram (Part Two)

Importance: In this...

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