Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Quote
“It is my inmost conviction, Badshah Khan said, that Islam is amal, yakeen, muhabat – selfless service, faith, and love.”
―Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Badshah Khan by Eknath Easwaran (Penguin Books).
“Do not rejoice in his defeat, you men. For though the world has stood up and stopped the bastard, the bitch that bore him is in heat again.”
Referring to Arturo Ui (representing Adolf Hitler), in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (1941)
“I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.”
―J. D. Salinger
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters (1955)
“Absolute discretion is a ruthless master. It is more destructive of freedom than any of man's other inventions.”
―William O. Douglas
Dissenting, United States v. Wunderlich, 342 U.S. 98, 101 (1951).
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Bio: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan was an Afghan Pashtun political and spiritual leader known for his non-violent opposition to British Rule in India. A lifelong pacifist, a devout Muslim, and a close friend of Mohandas Gandhi, he was also known as Fakhri Afghan, Badshah Khan and Sarhaddi Gandhi.