Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948), was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British rule, and to later inspire movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.

Due to his immense contribution to the Indian independence movement, he was addressed as "Mahatma", which stands for "great soul".

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Mahatma Gandhi Famous Quotes and Sayings

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

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

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

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Truth never damages a cause that is just.

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

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Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.

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

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

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

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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.

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The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.

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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.

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

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

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Your action expresses your priorities.

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Where there is love there is life.

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My Life is My Message.

一 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.

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You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.

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

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

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

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

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Nobody can hurt me without my permission.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

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God has no religion.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

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Hate the sin, love the sinner.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

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

一 Mahatma Gandhi


Fear of disease killed more men than disease itself.

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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.

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Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable.

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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.

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The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.

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

一 Mahatma Gandhi


Remember that all through history, there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible. But in the end, they always fall. Always.

一 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.

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Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.

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The future depends on what you do today.

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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.

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

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They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.

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

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

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

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Speak only if it improves upon the silence.

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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.

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In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

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

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There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.

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Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.

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I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect.

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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?

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To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.

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

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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.

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

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

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Poverty is the worst form of violence.

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

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Live simply so that others may simply live.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

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Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.

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There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.

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

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Truth is one, paths are many.

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Fearlessness is the first requisite of spirituality. Cowards can never be moral.

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

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There are no good-byes, where ever you'll be, you'll be in my heart.

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I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


There is force in the universe, which, if we permit it, will flow through us and produce miraculous results.

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Yes I am, I am also a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and a Jew.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

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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 than the one derived from fear of punishment.

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They may torture my body, break my bones, even kill me. Then they will have my dead body, but not my obedience.

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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.

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I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life.

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Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.

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Liberty and democracy become unholy when their hands are dyed red with innocent blood.

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

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Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.

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

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

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

一 Mahatma Gandhi


It's easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.

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I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

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It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts.

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True beauty lies in purity of the heart.

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If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children. It is easier to build a boy than to mend a man.

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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


What barrier is there that love cannot break?

一 Mahatma Gandhi


When you are right, you have no need to be angry. When you are wrong, you have no right to be angry.

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Of all the evils for which man has made himself responsible, none is so degrading, so shocking or so brutal as his abuse of the better half of humanity; the female sex.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few. The future depends on what we do in the present.

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A small group of determined and like-minded people can change the course of history.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


The truth can never be wrong, even if no one hears it.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


A thousand candles can be lighted from the flame of one candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness can be spread without diminishing that of yourself.

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Action expresses priorities.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


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

一 Mahatma Gandhi


The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. I hold that the more helpless a creature the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of humankind.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

一 Mahatma Gandhi


In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

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Manliness consists not in bluff, bravado or loneliness. It consists in daring to do the right thing and facing consequences whether it is in matters social, political or other. It consists in deeds not words.

一 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.

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To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man's injustice to woman. If by strength is meant brute strength, then, indeed, is woman less brute than man. If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man's superior. Has she not greater intuition, is she not more self-sacrificing, has she not greater powers of endurance, has she not greater courage? Without her, man could not be. If nonviolence is the law of our being, the future is with woman. Who can make a more effective appeal to the heart than woman?

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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.

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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.

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