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    mahatma gandhi Quotes

    If you want real peace in the world, start with children.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: children  peace  world  child  real 
     
    To retaliate against the relatives of the co-religionists of the wrong-doer is a cowardly act.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    A leader is useless when he acts against the promptings of his own conscience.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: conscience  leader 
     
    The truth can never be wrong, even if no one hears it.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  wrong 
     
    The measure of a country's greatness should be based on how well it cares for its most vulnerable populations.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: greatness  care 
     
    It will be necessary for us Indians - Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Jews, Parsis and all others to whom India is their home - to recognize a common flag to live and die for.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: live  die  hindu  christian  india 
     
    When you surrender completely to God, as the only truth worth having, you find yourself in service of all that exists. It becomes your joy and recreation. You never tire of serving others.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  joy  service  god  worth 
     
    The greater our innocence, the greater our strength and the swifter our victory
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Don't let anybody walk trough your mind with dirty feet.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: mind 
     
    I do believe that, where there is only a choice between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence. I would rather have India resort to arms in order to defend her honour than that she should, in a cowardly manner, become or remain a helpless witness to her own dishonour. But I believe that nonviolence is infinitely superior to violence, forgiveness is more manly than punishment.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    I know that in embarking on non-violence I shall be running what might be termed a mad risk. But the victories of truth have never been won without risks.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  risk  victory  running 
     
    I regard myself as a soldier, though a soldier of peace.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: peace 
     
    What you feel and how you react to something is always up to you. There may be a "normal" or a common way to react to different things. But that's mostly just all it is.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Man often becomes what he believes himself to be.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  believe 
     
    When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  despair 
     
    True art takes note not merely of form but also of what lies behind.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: lies  true 
     
    As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: world  lies  human  greatness  age 
     
    That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: service 
     
    Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: england 
     
    Morality is contraband in war.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: morality  war 
     
    Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth 
     
    Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: freedom  world  india  violent 
     
    Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: right  worth 
     
    It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: belief  soul  strength 
     
    Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: fear 
     
    Morality which depends upon the helplessness of a man or woman has not much to recommend it. Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: men  women  heart  morality 
     
    Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: authority  morals 
     
    Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: live  culture 
     
    Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: progress  healthy 
     
    I travel third-class because there is no fouth-class.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: travel 
     
    All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  live  world  respect 
     
    An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth 
     
    Self-defense...is the only honourable course where there is unreadiness for self-immolation.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    A friendship that exacts oneness of opinion and conduct is not worth much.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    Democracy, disciplined and enlightened, is the finest thing in the world.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: world  democracy 
     
    Power invariably elects to go into the hands of the strong. That strength may be physical or of the heart or, if we do not fight shy of the word, of the spirit. Strength of the heart connotes soul-force. Let it be remembered that physical force is transitory, even as the body is transitory. But the power of spirit is permanent even as the spirit is everlasting.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: heart  power  body  fight  strong  strength  spirit 
     
    I know that man who forsakes Truth can forsake his country and his nearest and dearest ones.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  men 
     
    If I were asked to define the Hindu creed, I should simply say: Search after truth through non-violent means. A man may not believe in God and still call himself a Hindu. Hinduism is a relentless pursuit after truth... Hinduism is the religion of truth. Truth is God. Denial of God we have known. Denial of truth we have not known.
    — Mahatma Gandhi
    tags: truth  men  believe  denial  god  hindu  hinduism 
     
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