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Japan
  • I am convinced that the capitalist, if he follows the Samurai of Japan, has nothing really to lose and everything to gain. T-2-380
  • Let no one run away with the idea that I wish to put in a defence of Japanese misdeeds in pursuance of Japan’s unworthy ambition. TIG-14222

Jealousy
  • Jealousy presupposes the possibility of rivalry. T-2-214
  • Bury jealousies underground or cremate them wherever you like. XXV-510

Journalism
  • Journalism has become the art of "intelligent anticipation of events." T-7-209
  • The sole aim of journalism should be service. MM-479
  • Journalism should never be prostituted for selfish ends or for the sake of merely earning a livelihood or, worse still, for amassing money. XXVI-371
  • Journalism has a distinct place in familiarizing and expressing public opinion. XXVI-370
  • A journalist’s peculiar function is to read the mind of the country and to give definite and fearless expression to that mind. XXVI-369
  • The newspaperman has become a walking plague. He spreads the contagion of lies and calumnies. T-2-238
  • Newspapers today have almost replaced the Bible, the Koran, the Gita and other religious scriptures. T-7-314
  • The press is called the Fourth Estate. It is definitely a power, but, to misuse that power is criminal. T-7-375
  • Newspapers should be read for the study of facts. They should not be allowed to kill the habit of independent thinking. T-7-116
  • In the East, as in the West, newspapers are fast becoming people’s Bible, Koran, Zend-Avesta and Gita all rolled into one. T-7-209
  • Freedom of the press is a precious privilege that no country can forego. MM-480
  • Newspapers have become more important to the average man than the scriptures. T-7-375

Joy
  • A life of sacrifice is the pinnacle of art, and is full of true joy. MOG-21

Justice
  • Justice should become cheap and expeditious. Today it is the luxury of the rich and the joy of the gambler. T-4-182
  • Justice does not help the ones who slumber but helps only those who are vigilant. XIV-177
  • The first condition of nonviolence is justice all round, in every department of life. T-5-278
  • It is open to a war-resister to judge between two combatants and wish success to the one who has justice on his side. T-5-197