Essay and Answer Writing

End and Means

A means can be justified only by its end. But the end, in its turn, needs to be justified. (Leon Trotsky)
They say ‘means are after all means’. I would say ‘means are after all everything’. As the means so the end. There is no wall of separation between means and end. (Gandhi)
Means we use must be as pure as the ends we seek. (Martin Luther King Junior)
End and Means
Source : ‘Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude for Civil Services Examination’by Dr Awdhesh Singh, available at

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