Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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

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

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

  • An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. – Mahatma Gandhi

  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

  • The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.

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

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

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

  • Service without humility is selfishness and egotism. Mahatma Gandhi

  • My life is my message. Mahatma Gandhi

  • Hate the sin, love the sinner. Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

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

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

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

  • What barrier is there that love cannot break? Mahatma Gandhi

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

  • Infinite striving to be the best is man’s duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God’s hands.

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

  • A weak man is just by accident. A strong but nonviolent man is unjust by accident

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

  • If you take care of your immediate surroundings, the universe will take care of itself.

  • Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.

  • Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.

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

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

  • Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be

  • A man of few words will rarely be thoughtless in his speech; he will measure every word.

  • The golden way is to be friends with the world and to regard the whole human family as one.

  • Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.

  • I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.

  • The cry for peace will be a cry in the wilderness, so long as the spirit of nonviolence does not dominate millions of men and women.

  • 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.

  • Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation.

  • Man’s nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been know to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.

  • We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?

  • Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.

  • It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings.

  • Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity.

  • My life is dedicated to service of India through the religion of nonviolence which I believed to be the root of Hinduism.

  • Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.

  • We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.

  • Every man has an equal right to the necessaries of life even as birds and beasts have.

  • You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

  • Responsibility will mellow and sober the youth and prepare them, for the burden they must discharge.

  • Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.

  • Knowledge without character is a power for evil only, as seen in the instances of so many talented thieves and ‘gentlemen rascals’ in the world.

  • Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.

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

  • Man has always desired power. Ownership of property gives this power. Man hankers also after posthumous fame based on power.

  • If we were strong, self-respecting and not susceptible to frightfulness, the foreign rulers would have been powerless for mischief.

  • Satan’s successes are the greatest when he appears with the name of God on his lips.

  • One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds.

  • God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.

  • Prayer is for remembering God, and for purifying the heart and can be offered even when observing silence.