Selected Letters of Gandhi : Part-1


Chapter-32: Enjoyment of Beauty

Beauty must be praised, but the praise should be mute. And you must enjoy it by giving it up (tain tyacten bhujjiya. A man who is not moved by the beauty of the sky is incapable of being moved by anything at all. But one would prove himself to be a fool if he began to build a flight of steps in a vain attempt to reach the heavens

Translated from Gujarati