Inspirational Mahatma Gandhi Quotes & Sayings

Inspirational Mahatma Gandhi Quotes & Sayings

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Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

 

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

If you want real peace in the world, start with children. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

The future depends on what you do today. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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 tweet

 

Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

 

Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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

 

Funny Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

 

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

 

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Inspirational Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

 

Inspirational Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Inspirational Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Education, Learning

 

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes About Children

 

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 tweet

 

I think it is the height of ignorance to believe that the sexual act is an independent function necessary like sleeping or eating. Seeing, therefore, that I did not desire more children, I began to strive after self-control. There was endless difficulty in the task. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Let not the 12 million Negroes be ashamed of the fact that they are the grandchildren of slaves. There is dishonor in being slave-owners. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes about Mother

 

It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful? ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Love

 

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

 

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 tweet

 

Man’s nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Love

Where love is, there God is also. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

I do all the evil I can before I learn to shun it? Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Love

Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes About Life

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes About Life

Where there is love there is life. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

 

My life is my message. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Peace

 

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Peace is its own reward. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

 

Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes About Death

 

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

 

I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be, at the hands of his brother, never by killing him. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Nature

 

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. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Leadership

 

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

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Customer

 

 

A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes About Strength

 

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

 

Nobody can hurt me without my permission. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

 

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

 

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Success

 

Satan’s successes are the greatest when he appears with the name of God on his lips. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents and I lay them both at his feet. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Without action, you aren’t going anywhere. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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 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 tweet

 

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

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on God

 

Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

 

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

 

I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God’s creation, woman, the object of our lust. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

 

God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

I know, to banish anger altogether from one’s breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God’s grace. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Religion

 

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

 

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

 

Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

If a man reaches the heart of his own religion, he has reached the heart of the others, too. There is only one God, and there are many paths to him. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Jesus is ideal and wonderful, but you Christians – you are not like him. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Religion is more than life. Remember that his own religion is the truest to every man even if it stands low in the scales of philosophical comparison. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

One’s own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

My religion teaches me that whenever there is distress which one cannot remove, one must fast and pray. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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 tweet

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Prayers

 

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

 

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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 tweet

 

Prayer is a confession of one’s own unworthiness and weakness. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

 

Prayer is not an old woman’s idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes About Truth

 

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

 

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

 

Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

 

I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Truth never damages a cause that is just. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one’s opponent. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

 

God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Faith

 

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 tweet

 

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. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

I did once seriously think of embracing the Christian faith. The gentle figure of Christ, so full of forgiveness that he taught his followers not to retaliate when abused or struck, but to turn the other cheek – I thought it was a beautiful example of the perfect man. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Non-violence is the article of faith. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Each one prays to God according to his own light. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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

 

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Intolerance betrays want of faith in one’s cause. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Faith… must be enforced by reason… when faith becomes blind it dies. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

God cannot be realized through the intellect. Intellect can lead one to a certain extent and no further. It is a matter of faith and experience derived from that faith. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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 tweet

 

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes about Friendship

 

The good man is the friend of all living things. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

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 tweet

 

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Cleanliness

 

Sanitation is more important than independence ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

 

Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness. ~Mahatma Gandhi tweet

Quotes About Mahatma Gandhi

 

Don’t say you don’t have enough time or enough money to change the world. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were giving to Helen Keller, Gandhi, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci and Jesus Christ. ~Shannon L. Alder tweet

 

Don’t ever forget, that we were not lead by a saint with his head in clouds, but by a master tactician with his feet on the ground. ~Shashi Tharoor tweet

 

I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil. ~Albert Einstein tweet

 

Wherever Gandhi went, he transformed situations and lives. As one friend and biographer wrote, “He…changed human beings by regarding them not as what they thought they were but as though they were what they wished to be, and as though the good in them was all of them ~Benjamin Hoff, The Te of Piglet tweet

 

If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. He lived, thought, and acted, inspired by the vision of humanity evolving toward a world of peace and harmony. We may ignore him at our own risk. ~Dr. Martin Luther King, JR. tweet

 

In my life, I have always looked to Mahatma Gandhi as an inspiration, because he embodies the kind of transformational change that can be made when ordinary people come together to do extraordinary things ~Barack Obama tweet

 

I and others may be revolutionaries but we are disciples of Mahatma Gandhi, directly or indirectly, nothing more nothing less. ~Ho Chi Minh tweet

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