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Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

A Collection of Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

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

“Those who know how to think need no teachers.”

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

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

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

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”

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

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

“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.”

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

“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.”

“There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.”

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

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

“True beauty consists of purity of heart.”

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

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

“My faith is brightest in the midst of impenetrable darkness.”

“Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.”

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”

“You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them.”

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”

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

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

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

“Your future depends on what you do today.”

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

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

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

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

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

“The world is big enough to satisfy everyone’s needs, but will always be too small to satisfy everyone’s greed.”

“Where there is love there is life.”

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

“Truth never damages a cause that is just.”

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

“Man will ever remain imperfect, and it will always be his part to try to be perfect.”

“Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.”

“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.”

“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.”

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

“The elephant needs a thousand times more food than the ant but that is not an indication of inequality.”

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

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

“Action expresses priorities.”

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

“If you want to change the world, start with yourself.”

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

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