Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

By | 07.08.2022
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Man should forget his anger before he goes to sleep. Mahatma Gandhi quotes

It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there’ll be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result. Mahatma Gandhi

We may stumble and fall but shall rise again; it should be enough if we did not run away from the battle. Mahatma Gandhi

Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth. Mahatma Gandhi

Gentleness, self-sacrifice, and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion. Mahatma Gandhi

In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place. Mahatma Gandhi

Do not judge others. Be your own judge and you will be truly happy. If you try to judge others, you are likely to burn your fingers. Mahatma Gandhi

You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. Mahatma Gandhi

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever. Mahatma Gandhi

The future depends on what we do in the present. Mahatma Gandhi

Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment. Mahatma Gandhi

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. Mahatma Gandhi

If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. We need not wait to see what others do. Mahatma Gandhi

A ‘no’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. Mahatma Gandhi

It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone. Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi

A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Mahatma Gandhi

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity. Mahatma Gandhi

Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves. Mahatma Gandhi

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi

The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane. Mahatma Gandhi

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the ‘still small voice’ within me. Mahatma Gandhi

Service without humility is selfishness and egotism. Mahatma Gandhi

If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man’s superior. Mahatma Gandhi

It does not require money to live neat, clean, and dignified. Mahatma Gandhi

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment. Mahatma Gandhi

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. Mahatma Gandhi

I do believe that, where there is only a choice between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence… I would rather have India resort to arms in order to defend her honor than that she should, in a cowardly manner, become or remain a helpless witness to her own dishonor. But I believe that nonviolence is infinitely superior to violence. Mahatma Gandhi

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self sustained. Mahatma Gandhi

You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results. Mahatma Gandhi

Speak only if it improves upon the silence. Mahatma Gandhi

Where there is love there is life. Mahatma Gandhi

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence. Mahatma Gandhi

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. Mahatma Gandhi

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart. Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living? Mahatma Gandhi

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi

Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation. Mahatma Gandhi

I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. Mahatma Gandhi

Nobody can hurt me without my permission. Mahatma Gandhi

A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.  Mahatma Gandhi

Hate the sin, love the sinner. Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. Mahatma Gandhi

Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men. Mahatma Gandhi

It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone. Mahatma Gandhi

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

There is more to life than simply increasing its speed. Mahatma Gandhi

Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom. Mahatma Gandhi

Knowledge gained through experience is far superior and many times more useful than bookish knowledge. Mahatma Gandhi

I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. Mahatma Gandhi

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi

God has no religion. Mahatma Gandhi

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. Mahatma Gandhi

We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it. Mahatma Gandhi

Strength does not come from winning. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. Mahatma Gandhi

Change yourself – you are in control. Mahatma Gandhi

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi

Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny. Mahatma Gandhi

Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny. Mahatma Gandhi

Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth. Mahatma Gandhi

When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible. Mahatma Gandhi

An ounce of practice is worth a thousand words. Mahatma Gandhi

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear. Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. Mahatma Gandhi

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. Mahatma Gandhi

Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity. Mahatma Gandhi

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide. Mahatma Gandhi

Be the change you are trying to create. Mahatma Gandhi

Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:

– I shall not fear anyone on Earth.
– I shall fear only God.
– I shall not bear ill will toward anyone.
– I shall not submit to injustice from anyone.
– I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering. Mahatma Gandhi

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. Mahatma Gandhi

The future depends on what you do today. Mahatma Gandhi

Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it. Mahatma Gandhi

There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow. Mahatma Gandhi

You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them. Mahatma Gandhi

There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts. Mahatma Gandhi

Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. Mahatma Gandhi

In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all. Mahatma Gandhi

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Mahatma Gandhi

Action expresses priorities. Mahatma Gandhi

My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him. Mahatma Gandhi

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children. Mahatma Gandhi

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. Mahatma Gandhi

There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. Mahatma Gandhi

There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. Mahatma Gandhi

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. Mahatma Gandhi

The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different. Mahatma Gandhi

To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man’s injustice to woman. If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man’s superior. Mahatma Gandhi

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn. Mahatma Gandhi

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. Mahatma Gandhi

Those who know how to think need no teachers. Mahatma Gandhi

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. Mahatma Gandhi

Love is the strongest force the world possesses. Mahatma Gandhi

Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it. Mahatma Gandhi

What barrier is there that love cannot break? Mahatma Gandhi

What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy? Mahatma Gandhi

All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth. Mahatma Gandhi

Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love. Mahatma Gandhi

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest. Mahatma Gandhi

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress. Mahatma Gandhi

Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi

Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence. Mahatma Gandhi

Full effort is full victory. Mahatma Gandhi

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. Mahatma Gandhi

My life is my message. Mahatma Gandhi

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man. Mahatma Gandhi

I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect. Mahatma Gandhi

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. Mahatma Gandhi

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it. Mahatma Gandhi

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding. Mahatma Gandhi

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace. Mahatma Gandhi

Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. Mahatma Gandhi

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. Mahatma Gandhi

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed. Mahatma Gandhi

Truth never damages a cause that is just. Mahatma Gandhi

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. Mahatma Gandhi

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi

It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there’ll be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result. Mahatma Gandhi

A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. Mahatma Gandhi

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always. Mahatma Gandhi

You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them. Mahatma Gandhi

The real ornament of a woman is her character, her purity. Mahatma Gandhi

It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business. Mahatma Gandhi

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Mahatma Gandhi

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