Mahatma Gandhi Quotes


             By : Mahatma Gandhi

  • “Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.” 
  • “Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.”
  • “Hate the sin, love the sinner.”
  • “No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.”
  • “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
  • “A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.”
  • “An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.”
  • “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
  • “In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.”
  • “Poverty is the worst form of violence.”
  • “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”
  • “Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.”
  • “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
  • “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”
  • “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.”
  • “God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.”
  • “I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.”
  • “In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
  • “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
  • “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
  • “They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.”
  • “A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.”
  • “Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
  • “It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.”
  • “Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.”
  • “Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.”
  • “Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.”
  • “It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”
  • “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.”
  • “I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.”
  • “One’s own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s.”
  • “The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.”
  • “A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”
  • “I hold flesh-food to be unsuited to our species. We err in copying the lower animal world if we are superior to it.”
  • “I do feel that spiritual progress does demand at some stage that we should cease to kill our fellow creatures for the satisfaction of our bodily wants.”
  • “I hold today the same opinion as I held then. To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.”
  • “I abhor vivisection with my whole soul. All the scientific discoveries stained with innocent blood I count as of no consequence. “
  • “Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”
  • “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
  • “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”
  • “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
  • “Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected”
  • “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.”
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