We love quotes from famous dead people. Words just sound more important when they’re coming from the mouths of important historical figures. And when we need that extra dash of moral authority, Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most quotable. But as Gandhi once said, “Half my quotes on Pinterest are fake.”
Lord Richard Attenborough, acclaimed actor and Academy Award–winning director of Gandhi, passed away today, five days before his 91st birthday.
Tesla was a genius but supported eugenics. Ford created the car industry but viciously hated jews. Gandhi promoted peace but shared his bed with underaged naked girls. Lennon made incredible music but violently abused his wives. Von Braun was a Nazi who took us to the Moon. And yet, some insist in turning them into…
One of these men wears pants. Most of the time, anyway. Of course, apart from their looks in this photo, the fact that both were vegetarian, and wore always the same clothes, they are not comparable.