I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see, I sought my god, but my god eluded me; And then I sought my sisters and my brothers, and in them I found all three.

— Baba Amte

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I don't want to be a great leader; I want to be a man who goes around with a little oil can and when he sees a breakdown, offers his help. To me, the man who does that is greater than any holy man in saffron-colored robes. The mechanic with the oil can: that is my ideal in life.


I took up leprosy work. Not to help anyone, but to overcome that fear in my life. That it worked out good for others was a by-product. But the fact is: I did it to overcome fear.


Happiness is a continuous creative activity of imaginatively comparing your experiences to things that aren't as good and thereby feeling happy and grateful.


Happiness is a continuous creative activity.


Joy is more infectious than leprosy.


Once you are in the orbit of your destiny, weightlessness is the only result.


If you are through with dreams, then progress halts.


The future belongs to the common man with uncommon determination.


Happiness dies when not shared


I don't want to be a leader. I want to be one who goes around with a little oil can and offer help when I see a breakdown.

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