When I saw the statue of Mr.Gandhi being unveiled in London’s parliament square; Mr.Cameroon giving a speech to mark the occasion while sharing the stage with India’s number one celebrity Mr.Amithab Bachchan, the ludicrousness of it all became unbearable. So I thought it was time I explained to the younger generation why Mr.Gandhi is the father of India.
Mr.Gandhi is the father our nation because he was the only leader who went through untold suffering while leading the masses to freedom.
Being one to shun the spotlight, he decided that he would leave politics as soon as his beloved nation was granted freedom by the Colonial British. In comparison, Mr. Nelson Mandela
"Courage is fear that has said its prayers."-From a poster in my high school principal's office that still resounds
"First principals, Clarice. Simplicity. Read Marcus Aurelius. Of each particular thing ask; What is it in itself? What is its true nature? ..."
- Dialogue between Dr. Hannibal Lecter(Anthony Hopkins) and Clarice(Jodie Foster), from the movie, 'The Silence of the Lambs'
"If you wish to perceive that limitless felicity, limit yourself if only for a moment."
- From G.K.Chesterton's essay, 'The Advantages of having one leg'