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    mahatma gandhi Quotes

    If you don't find God in the next person you meet, it is a waste of time looking for him further.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: time  people  god 
     
    One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Love never claims, it ever gives. Love ever suffers, never resents never revenges itself.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: revenge 
     
    They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: self  respect 
     
    There goes my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: people  leader 
     
    It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: wrong  consequence 
     
    A man, whilst he is dreaming, believes in his dream; he is undeceived only when he is awakened from his slumber.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  believe  dreaming 
     
    I claim to be no more than the average person with less than average ability. I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  people  women  doubt  achieve  faith  hope 
     
    They may torture my body, break my bones, even kill me. Then they will have my dead body, but not my obedience.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: body 
     
    If you're going to be a bear, be a grizzly.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    I am but a poor struggling soul yearning to be wholly good, wholly truthful and wholly non-violent in thought, word and deed, but ever failing to reach the ideal which I know to be true. It is a painful climb, but each step upwards makes me feel stronger and fit for the next.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: thoughts  soul  true  poor 
     
    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.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: believe  violence 
     
    There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: peace 
     
    Are creeds such simple things like the clothes which a man can change at will and put on at will? Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  people  live  age 
     
    Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  living  live  body  noble 
     
    We do not need to proselytise either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: live  speech  writing  book 
     
    We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: nature  people  anger  human  abuse 
     
    I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. All act and react upon one another.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: personal  grace  anger  god 
     
    We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  development  law 
     
    We must become the change we want to see.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    One thing we have endeavoured to observe most scrupulously, namely, never to depart from the strictest facts and, in dealing with the difficult questions that have arisen during the year, we hope that we have used the utmost moderation possible under the circumstances.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: questions  facts  hope  year 
     
    Distinguish between real needs and artificial wants and control the latter.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: control  real 
     
    Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: joy  suffering  lies  fight  victory 
     
    Do not crave to know the views of others, nor base your intent thereon. To think independently for yourself is a sign of fearlessness.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    True morality consists not in following the beaten track, but in finding the true path for ourselves, and fearlessly following it.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: morality  true  path 
     
    There's no God higher than truth.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  god 
     
    There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: decent  school  parent 
     
    True beauty lies in purity of the heart.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: beauty  heart  lies  true 
     
    The various religions are like different roads converging on the same point. What difference does it make if we follow different routes, provided we arrive at the same destination?
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    All your scholarship would be in vain if at the same time you do not build your character and attain mastery over your thoughts and your actions.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    My effort should never be to undermine another's faith but to make him a better follower of his own faith.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: faith 
     
    If you want something really important to be done you must not merely satisfy the reason, you must move the heart also.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: heart 
     
    There would be nothing to frighten you if you refused to be afraid.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: afraid 
     
    True love is boundless like the ocean and, swelling within one, spreads itself out and, crossing all boundaries and frontiers, envelops the whole world.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: world  true  ocean 
     
    Civilization is the encouragement of differences.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: civilization 
     
    The more efficient a force is, the more silent and the more subtle it is.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
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