I am of opinion that all exclusive intimacies are to be avoided; for man takes in vice far more readily than virtue. And he who would be friends with God must remain alone, or make the whole world his friend. I may be wrong, but my effort to cultivate an intimate friendship proved a failure.
 Mahatma Gandhi, The Story of my Experiments with Truth (1929). copy citation

Author Mahatma Gandhi
Source The Story of my Experiments with Truth
Topic friendship intimacy
Date 1929
Language English
Note Translated from the Gujarati by Mahadev Desai in 1940
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