You know, when I was a girl, the idea that the British Empire could ever end was absolutely inconceivable. And it just disappeared, like all the other empires. Doris Lessing. Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/british_empire.html#aoyY5klSQJwCPap4.99
Morality is to attain mastery over our mind and our passions. So doing, we know ourselves. The Gujarati equivalent for civilization means “good conduct”. Satyagraha.