Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
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Mohandas Gandhi was a great political leader who was involved in the movement for Indian independence. He practiced the philosophy of civil disobedience through nonviolence and peaceful means. Get inspired by this selection of famous Gandhi quotes.
Facts About Mahatma Gandhi
- Born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma on October 2, 1869
- Studied in London and became a lawyer.
- Spent 20 years in South Africa fighting for Indian rights.
- Returned to India in 1915 and began his non-violence campaign for Indian Independence
- Assassinated in January 1948
Gandhi Quotes on Faith
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
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.
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.
Gandhi Quotes on Service
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
Gandhi Quotes on Change
Be the change that you want to see in the world.
Gandhi Quotes on Life
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
My life is my message.
Gandhi Quotes on Spirit
It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
Gandhi Quotes on Happiness
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
Gandhi Quotes on Tolerance and Kindness
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Three-fourths of the miseries and misunderstandings in the world will disappear if we step into the shoes of our adversaries and understand their standpoint.
Gandhi Quotes on Strength
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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 shall 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.
Gandhi Quotes on Poverty
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
Gandhi Quotes On Hunger
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
To a man with an empty stomach food is God.
Gandhi Quotes on Peace
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
Gandhi Quotes on Courage
Peace is the most powerful weapon of mankind. It takes more courage to take a blow than to give one. It takes more courage to try to talk things through than to start a war.
Gandhi Quotes On Prayer
Prayer is the most potent instrument of action.
Gandhi Quotes on Social Change
I do not believe in the doctrine of the greatest good of the greatest number. The only real, dignified, human doctrine is the greatest good of all.
Gandhi Inspirational Wallpaper Quote
I shall pass through this world but once....
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