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SELECTED LETTERS > GANDHI -SAROJINI NAIDU CORRESPONDENCELetter from Gandhiji to Sarojini Naidu, May 6, 1932

 

Letter from Gandhiji to Sarojini Naidu, May 6, 1932

I do not know that I would share Lilamani's enthusiasm. Chivalry is made of sterner stuff. Chivalrous knight is he who is exquisitely correct in his conduct towards perfect strangers who are in need of help, but who can make no return to him and who are unable even to mutter a few words of thanks. But of these things some other day and under other auspices.

From: The Diary of Mahadev Desai, Vol. I, page 102; Collected Works, Volume 49, page 400