Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.
“Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.”
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
“Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.”
Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
“Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition.
“May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition.”
Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.
“Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.”
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
“Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.”
Where there is love there is life.
“Where there is love there is life.”
You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.
“You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.”
It's easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.
“It's easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.”
I came alone in this world, I have walked alone in the valley of the shadow of death, and I shall quit alone when the time comes.
“I came alone in this world, I have walked alone in the valley of the shadow of death, and I shall quit alone when the time comes.”
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.
“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”
The rich cannot accumulate wealth without the co-operation of the poor in society.
“The rich cannot accumulate wealth without the co-operation of the poor in society.”
To lose patience is to lose the battle.
“To lose patience is to lose the battle.”
Patience means self-suffering.
“Patience means self-suffering.”
First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.
“First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.”
Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.
“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.”
Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.
“Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.”
Keep my word positive. Words become my behaviors. Keep my behaviors positive. Behaviors become my habits. Keep my habits positive. Habits become my values. Keep my values positive. Values become my destiny.
“Keep my word positive. Words become my behaviors. Keep my behaviors positive. Behaviors become my habits. Keep my habits positive. Habits become my values. Keep my values positive. Values become my destiny.”
What barrier is there that love cannot break?
“What barrier is there that love cannot break?”
Where love is, there God is also.
“Where love is, there God is also.”
God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
“God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.”
My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
“My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.”
God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.
“God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.”
Those who know how to think need no teachers.
“Those who know how to think need no teachers.”
When the ego dies, the soul awakes.
“When the ego dies, the soul awakes.”
Action expresses priorities.
“Action expresses priorities.”
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
“Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.”
If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.
“If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.”
If I were asked to define the Hindu creed, I should simply say: Search after truth through non-violent means. A man may not believe in God and still call himself a Hindu. Hinduism is a relentless pursuit after truth... Hinduism is the religion of truth.
“If I were asked to define the Hindu creed, I should simply say: Search after truth through non-violent means. A man may not believe in God and still call himself a Hindu. Hinduism is a relentless pursuit after truth... Hinduism is the religion of truth.”
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.
“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”
Hinduism is not a codified religion.
“Hinduism is not a codified religion.”
Hinduism has sinned in giving sanction to untouchability.
“Hinduism has sinned in giving sanction to untouchability.”
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Hinduism has become a conservative religion and, therefore, a mighty force because of the swadeshi spirit underlying it.
“Hinduism has become a conservative religion and, therefore, a mighty force because of the swadeshi spirit underlying it.”
The central fact of Hinduism is cow protection.
“The central fact of Hinduism is cow protection.”
Hinduism dies if untouchability lives, and untouchability has to die if hinduism is to live.
“Hinduism dies if untouchability lives, and untouchability has to die if hinduism is to live.”
Hinduism with its message of ahimsa is to me the most glorious religion in the world.
“Hinduism with its message of ahimsa is to me the most glorious religion in the world.”
Hinduism insists on the brotherhood of not only all mankind but of all that lives.
“Hinduism insists on the brotherhood of not only all mankind but of all that lives.”
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
“To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.”
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
“Truth never damages a cause that is just.”
Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
“Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.”
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
“It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.
“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.”
An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
“An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.”