Mahatma Gandhi

“Hate the sin, love the sinner.”


“Civilization is the encouragement of differences.”


“That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.”


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”


“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.”



“Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served.”


“No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.”


“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”


“Those who cannot renounce attachment to the results of their work are far from the path.”


“What is truth? A difficult question; but I have solved it for myself by saying that it is what the “Voice within” tells you.”


 


“Action expresses priorities.”


“To lose patience is to lose the battle.”


“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.”


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


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”


 


“Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.”


“An ounce of practice is worth a thousand words.”


“First they ignore you, then laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”


“Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.”


“The future depends on what you do today.”


 


“God has no religion.”


“It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business.”


“Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.”


“Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.”


“Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.”


 


“Be the change you want to see in the world. ”


“A leader is useless when he acts against the promptings of his own conscience.”


“The one religion is beyond all speech.”


“Ashram means a community of men of religion. I feel that an ashram was a necessity of life for me.”


“Faith is put to the test when the situation is most difficult.”


 


“Faith becomes lame, when it ventures into matters pertaining to reason!”


“To retaliate against the relatives of the coreligionists of the wrong-doer is a cowardly act.”


“Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.”


“In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.”


“As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.”


 


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


“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”


“Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one’s own religion. ”


“A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”


“You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.”


 


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


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


“A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, nothing else.”


“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”


“Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.”


 


“It is unwise to be too sure of ones own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”


“God lives, but not as we. His creatures live but to die. But God is life. Therefore, goodness is not an attribute. Goodness is God. ”


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


“An ounce of practice is worth a thousand words.”


“If you want real peace in the world, start with children.”


 


“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”


“A leader is useless when he acts against the promptings of his own conscience.”


“I have no disciples, being myself an aspirant after discipleship and in search of a guru.”


“The real love is to love them that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him.”


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


“I believe that there is no prayer without fasting and there is no real fast without prayer.”


“Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.”


“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”


“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.”


“The hardest heart and the grossest ignorance must disappear before the rising sun of suffering without anger and without malice.”


“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.”


“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not even one man’s greed.”


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


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


“An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.”


“I wish to change there minds, not kill them for weaknesses we all poses.”


“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”


“Peace is the most powerful weapon of mankind.”


“Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.”


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


“Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.”


“A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practice perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.”


“A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.”


“Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.”


“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”


“Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed, always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.”


“When you want to find Truth as God, the only inevitable means is love, that is nonviolence.”


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


“Faith becomes lame, when it ventures into matters pertaining to reason!”


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


“Fear has its use but cowardice has none.”


“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.”


“My life is my message.”


“All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others.”


“We have to handover the earth, the air, the land and the water to the children at least as it was handed over to us.”


“I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.”


“Distinguish between real needs and artificial wants and control the latter.”


“As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.”


“Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment.”


“Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals.”


“Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.”


“Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.”


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


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


“Love is the strongest force the world possesses, yet it is the humblest imaginable.”


“Faith is put to the test when the situation is most difficult.”


“To answer brutality with brutality is to admit one’s moral and intellectual bankruptcy and it can only start a viscous cycle.”