«Be the change you wish to see.»
Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948), lawyer and leader of the Indian Independence Movement. Gandhi always emphasized Ahimsa, the principle of non-harming. On January 30, 1948 he was shot by a Hindu extremist.
Quoted: "Be the change you wish to see: An interview with Arun Gandhi" by Carmella B'Hahn, Reclaiming Children and Youth [Bloomington] Vol. 10, No. 1 (Spring 2001) p. 6.