Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

 

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

 

Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.

 

I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any

 

The Swaraj of my dream recognizes no race or religious distinctions.

 

Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle, and a victory.

 

Always believe in your dreams, because if you don’t, you’ll still have hope.

 

We have to make truth and non-violence not matters for mere individual practice but for practice by groups and communities and nations. That at any rate is my dream. I shall live and die in trying to realize it. My faith helps me to discover new truths every day.

 

It’s a big error to dream of a society where nobody needs to be good.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

For Hindus to expect Islam, Christianity or Zoroastrianism to be driven out of India is as idle a dream as it would be for Mussalmans to have only Islam of their imagination rule the world.

 

The Swaraj of my dream is the poor man’s Swaraj.

 

The notion of education through handicrafts rises from the contemplation of truth and love permeating life’s activities.

 

Non-co-operation is a nation’s determination to improve.

 

Human nature will find itself only when it fully realizes hat to be human it has to cease to be beastly or brutal.

 

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

 

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

 

Forgiveness is choosing to love. It is the first skill of self-giving love.

 

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.

 

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

 

Close the day with prayer so that you may have a peaceful night free from dreams and nightmares.

 

A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him.

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

God forbid that India should ever take to industrialism after the manner of the west… keeping the world in chains. If [our nation] took to similar economic exploitation, it would strip the world bare like locusts.

 

Live simply that others might simply live.

 

If there was any teacher in the world who insisted upon the inexorable law of cause and effect, it was Gautam, and yet my friends, the Buddhists outside India, would, if they could, avoid the effects of their own acts.

 

I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.

 

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

 

Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.

 

A teacher who establishes rapport with the taught, becomes one with them, learns more from them than he teaches them. He who learns nothing from his disciples is, in my opinion, worthless. Whenever I talk with someone I learn from him. I take from him more than I give him. In this way, a true teacher regards himself as a student of his students. If you will teach your pupils with this attitude, you will benefit much from them.

 

The most violent weapon on earth is the table fork.

 

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.

 

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.

 

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

 

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.

 

 

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