Quotation by Mary McCarthy

The horror of Gandhi's murder lies not in the political motives behind it or in its consequences for Indian policy or for the future of non-violence; the horror lies simply in the fact that any man could look into the face of this extraordinary person and deliberately pull a trigger.
Mary McCarthy (1912–1989), U.S. author, critic. On the Contrary (1961). "Gandhi," pt. 1, first publ. (1949).
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