Quotes and Quotations

Memorable Quotes and quotations from Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Indian ascetic & nationalist leader (1869 - 1948)


Mahatma Gandhi -
- The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways 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.

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- The future depends on what we do in the present.

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

Mahatma Gandhi - (attributed)
- An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- Live simply that others may simply live.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- The only devils in this world are those running around in our own hearts, and that is where all our battles should be fought.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle.

Mahatma Gandhi - 1922 Circuit House speech (court) charged with "attempting to disaffect towrds his majestys government"
- Affection cannot be manufactored or regulated by law. If one has no affection for a person or a system, one should be free to give the fullest expression to his disaffection, so long as he does not contemplate, promote, or incite to violence.

Mahatma Gandhi - _Gandhi, An Autobiography_, page 446
- Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest.

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds.

Mahatma Gandhi - "Non-Violence in Peace and War"
- There is no path to peace. Peace is the path.

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- I want freedom for the full expression on my personality.

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- The outward freedom that we shall attain will only be in exact proportion to the inward freedom to which we may have grown at a given moment. And if this is a correct view of freedom, our chief energy must be concentrated on achieving reform from within.

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

Mahatma Gandhi - when asked what he thought of Western civilization
- I think it would be a good idea.

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- 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 -
- As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- Hate the sin, love the sinner.

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

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.

Mahatma Gandhi - 1869 - 1948
- The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.

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

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- We must become the change we want to see.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.

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

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

Mahatma Gandhi - when asked what he thought of Western civilization
- I think it would be a good idea.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.

Mahatma Gandhi - "Non-Violence in Peace and War"
- 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 the holy name of liberty or democracy?

Mahatma Gandhi -
- It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- To conceal ignorance is to increase it. An honest confession of it, however, gives ground for the hope that it will diminish some day or the other.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- 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.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- The future depends on what we do in the present.

Mahatma Gandhi -
- In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.

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

Mahatma Gandhi -
- There is more to life than increasing its speed