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    mahatma gandhi Quotes

    Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  heart  alone  god  read 
     
    Fasting and prayer are common injunctions in my religion.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: prayer 
     
    Whenever you are in doubt, or when the self becomes too much with you, apply the following test. Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man whom you may have seen, and ask yourself if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him. Will he gain anything by it? Will it restore him to a control over his own life and destiny? In other words, will it lead to swaraj for the hungry and spiritually starving millions?
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  self  control  doubt 
     
    Self-respect knows no considerations.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Though we may know Him by a thousand names, He is one and the same to us all.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: people  world  god 
     
    A person unbound by vows can never be absolutely relied upon.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: people 
     
    Peace is the most powerful weapon of mankind.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: peace  powerful  mankind 
     
    Power is of two kinds: one is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: fear  power  punishment 
     
    I once Experimented with marijuna, next thing I know I'm waking up with blood on my hands.......and not my own blood.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: blood 
     
    Blaming the wolf would not help the sheep much. The sheep must learn not to fall in the clutches of the wolf.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: help  learn 
     
    I have so much to accomplish today that I must meditate for two hours instead of one.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    When doubts haunt me, when disappointments stare me in the face, and I see not one ray of hope on the horizon, I turn to Bhagavad-gita and find a verse to comfort me; and I immediately begin to smile in the midst of overwhelming sorrow. Those who meditate on the Gita will derive fresh joy and new meanings from it every day.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Heroes are made in the hour of defeat
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: hero 
     
    Let the Jews who claim to be the chosen race prove their title by choosing the way of non-violence for vindicating their position on earth. Every country is their home, including Palestine, not by aggression but by loving service
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: earth  service  loving  race 
     
    The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    A person is bound to work in obedience to and in conformity to that person's own nature.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: nature  people  work 
     
    I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  world 
     
    There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: beauty  hunger 
     
    Wildlife is decreasing in the jungles, but it is increasing in the towns.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: wealth 
     
    One man cannot do right in one department of life whilst he is occupied in doing wrong in any other department. Life is one indivisible whole
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  right  wrong 
     
    The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  violence 
     
    Imperfect men have no right to judge other imperfect men.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  right 
     
    The future of India lies in its villages
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: future  lies  india 
     
    I considered becoming a Christian... until I met one.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: christian 
     
    Of all the evils for which man has made himself responsible, none is so degrading, so shocking, or so brutal as his abuse of the better half of humanity; to me, the female sex is not the weaker sex.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: evil  men  abuse  sex 
     
    See the good in people and help them.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: people  help 
     
    I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  quality 
     
    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.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: world  god  india  economics 
     
    Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: enemies  anger  enemy  pride 
     
    Real education consists in drawing the best out of yourself.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: real  education 
     
    Religion is one tree with many branches. As branches, you may say, religions are many, but as a tree, religion is only one.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  work 
     
    Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: greatness 
     
    Peace will not come out of a clash of arms but out of justice lived and done by unarmed nations in the face of odds.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: justice  peace 
     
    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
    tags: truth  silence  attitude  soul  path 
     
    You may have occasion to possess or use material things, but the secret of life lies in never missing them.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: secret  lies  occasion  missing 
     
    Islam stands for the unity and brotherhood of mankind, and not for disrupting the oneness of the human family.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: human  mankind 
     
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    mahatma gandhi
    Birth    : October 2, 1869
    Death  : January 30, 1948
    Occupation  : Civil rights leader

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