He had tens of thousands of devoted, Muslim followers—all committed to non-violence.
I see little difference between their activities and my struggle for peace, non-violence, and tolerance.
In 1960, he was the first African to receive the peace prize, and like King, he believed strongly in non-violence.
non-violence for Mandela was not a principle but rather a tactic.
But much of the present pacifist argument in favor of non-violence is based rather upon its expediency.
But I do admit that they do not believe in my doctrine of non-violence to the full extent.
It must be acknowledged that the elimination of war was the direct result of non-violence practiced on a general scale.
With me non-violence is part of my religion, a matter of creed.
Doubt has, however, been expressed in some quarters about the soundness of the principle of non-violence.
It would probably be better to call it "non-violence by necessity."