"An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind."
+ Attributions Yale Book of Quotations - Fred R. Shapiro, editor An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind is frequently attributed to M. K. Gandhi. The Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence states that the Gandhi family believes it is an authentic Gandhi quotation, but no example of its use by the Indian leader has ever been discovered. There are also multiple examples of similar sayings from much earlier in history. The King James version of the Bible is just one example "An eye-for-eye and tooth-for-tooth would lead to a world of the blind and toothless." Editor's Pick Pearls of Wisdom Positive Quote of the Day Wisdom
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