Quotation Explorer - 'Mahatma Gandhi'

Where there is love there is life. - Mahatma Gandhi
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business. - Mahatma Gandhi
I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. - Mahatma Gandhi
I may have become Christian, were it not for Christians. - Mahatma Gandhi
Ask the poor. They'll tell you who the christians are. - Mahatma Gandhi
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it. - Mahatma Gandhi
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. - Mahatma Gandhi
I have learnt through bitter experience the one supreme lesson to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmuted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmuted into a power which can move the world. - Mahatma Gandhi
All truths, not merely ideas, but truthful faces, truthful pictures or songs, are highly beautiful. - Mahatma Gandhi
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. - Mahatma Gandhi
Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.This means the when you go to sleep you close your eyes and you are and look like you are dead but then when you wake up it looks like you are reborn because you are up and ready. - Mahatma Gandhi
Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals. - Mahatma Gandhi
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. - Mahatma Gandhi
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. - Mahatma Gandhi
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty, it is it's own reward. Everything else is in God's hands. - Mahatma Gandhi
Where choice is set between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence ... I prefer to use arms in defense of honor rather than remain the vile witness of dishonor... - Mahatma Gandhi
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
I want freedom for the full expression of my personality. - Mahatma Gandhi
Poverty is the worst form of violence. - Mahatma Gandhi
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. - Mahatma Gandhi
No hay caminos para la paz; la paz es el camino. - Mahatma Gandhi
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. - Mahatma Gandhi
ڕێگه‌ ناده‌م كه‌س پياسه‌ بكات له‌ناو مێشكم ، به‌قاچه‌ پيسه‌كانيه‌وه‌ - Mahatma Gandhi
The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer. - Mahatma Gandhi
Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress. - Mahatma Gandhi
Intellect takes us along in the battle of life to a certain limit, but at the crucial moment it fails us. Faith transcends reason. It is when the horizon is the darkest and human reason is beaten down to the ground that faith shines brightest and comes to our rescue. - Mahatma Gandhi
Action expresses priorities. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is no path to peace. Peace is the path. - Mahatma Gandhi
No cost is too heavy for the preservation of one's honor. - Mahatma Gandhi
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough in me to confess my errors and to retrace my steps. - Mahatma Gandhi
(When asked what he thought of Western civilization): 'I think it would be a good idea. - Mahatma Gandhi
Hate the sin, love the sinner. - Mahatma Gandhi
An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does the truth become error because nobody will see it.(Young India 1924-1926) - Mahatma Gandhi
Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable. - Mahatma Gandhi
My Life is My Message - Mahatma Gandhi
Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act which deprived a whole nation of arms as the blackest. - Mahatma Gandhi
All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul. - Mahatma Gandhi
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is. - Mahatma Gandhi
It is not possible to conceive gods inhabiting a land which is made hideous by the smoke and din of mill chimneys and factories and whose roadways are traversed by rushing engines dragging numerous cars crowded with men mostly who know not what they are after. - Mahatma Gandhi
Three-fourths of the miseries and misunderstandings in the world will disappear if we step into the shoes of our adversaries and understand their standpoint. - Mahatma Gandhi
Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment. - Mahatma Gandhi
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble. - Mahatma Gandhi
I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill. - Mahatma Gandhi
Man is supposed to be the maker of his destiny. It is only partly true. He can make his destiny, only in so far as he is allowed by the Great Power. - 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
The good man is the friend of all living things. - 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
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; the female sex. - Mahatma Gandhi
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. - Mahatma Gandhi
Homeopathy cures a larger percentage of cases than any other form of treatment and is beyond doubt safer and more economical. - Mahatma Gandhi
In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place. - Mahatma Gandhi
Truth never damages a cause that is just. - Mahatma Gandhi
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. - Mahatma Gandhi
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat for it is momentary."(Satyagraha Leaflet No. 13, 3 May 1919) - Mahatma Gandhi
God has no religion. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is force in the universe, which, if we permit it, will flow through us and produce miraculous results. - Mahatma Gandhi
Truth should be the very breath of our life. When once this state in the pilgrim's progress is reached, all other rules of correct living will come without any effort, and obedience to them will be instinctive. - Mahatma Gandhi
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity. - Mahatma Gandhi
I think it would be a good idea. - Mahatma Gandhi
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
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
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
Even a single lamp dispels the deepest darkness. - 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 only difference between man and man all the world over is one of degree, and not of kind, even as there is between trees of the same species.Where in is the cause for anger, envy or discrimination? - Mahatma Gandhi
Violence begins with the fork. - 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
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind. - Mahatma Gandhi
You Christians look after a document containing enough dynamite to blow all civilisation to pieces, turn the world upside down and bring peace to a battle-torn planet. But you treat it as though it is nothing more than a piece of literature. - Mahatma Gandhi
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. - Mahatma Gandhi
I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage. - Mahatma Gandhi
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. - Mahatma Gandhi
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. - Mahatma Gandhi
Yes I am, I am also a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and a Jew. - Mahatma Gandhi
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. - Mahatma Gandhi
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. I hold that the more helpless a creature the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of humankind. - Mahatma Gandhi
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems. - Mahatma Gandhi
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win. - Mahatma Gandhi
Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity. - Mahatma Gandhi
Nobody can hurt me without my permission. - Mahatma Gandhi
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress. - Mahatma Gandhi
An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. - Mahatma Gandhi
He is lost who is possessed by carnal desire. - Mahatma Gandhi
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
Solitude is a catalyst for innovation - Mahatma Gandhi
Stoning prophets and erecting churches to their memory afterwards has been the way of the world through the ages. Today we worship Christ, but the Christ in the flesh we crucified. - Mahatma Gandhi
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary. - Mahatma Gandhi
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within. - Mahatma Gandhi
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
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
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. - Mahatma Gandhi
Be the change you want to see - 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
In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place. - Mahatma Gandhi
The future depends on what we do in the present. - Mahatma Gandhi
It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful? - Mahatma Gandhi
The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane. - Mahatma Gandhi
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way 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
Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them-a desire, a dream, a vison. - 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
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. - Mahatma Gandhi
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. - Mahatma Gandhi
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest. - Mahatma Gandhi
In fact, it is more correct to say that Truth is God, than to say that God is Truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world. - Mahatma Gandhi
jika sebuah mata harus dibalas dengan sebuah mata, hanya akan membuat seluruh dunia ini buta - Mahatma Gandhi
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. - 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
There is more to life than increasing its speed. - Mahatma Gandhi
Live simply that others may simply live. - Mahatma Gandhi
Be the change that you wish to see in the world. - Mahatma Gandhi
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers. - Mahatma Gandhi
To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being. - Mahatma Gandhi
Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn. - Mahatma Gandhi
Nothing is impossible for pure love. - Mahatma Gandhi
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. - Mahatma Gandhi
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed. - Mahatma Gandhi
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it. - Mahatma Gandhi
We may stumble and fall, but shall rise again; it should be enough if we did not run away from the battle. - Mahatma Gandhi
I am in the world feeling my way to light amid the encircling gloom. - Mahatma Gandhi
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart. - Mahatma Gandhi
The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace. - Mahatma Gandhi
Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain. - Mahatma Gandhi
To believe that what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man. - Mahatma Gandhi
Truth resides in every human heart,and one has to search for it there,and to be guided by truth as one sees it.But no one has a right to coerce othersto act according to his own view of truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed. - Mahatma Gandhi
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. - Mahatma Gandhi
The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children. - Mahatma Gandhi
Manliness consists not in bluff, bravado or loneliness. It consists in daring to do the right thing and facing consequences whether it is in matters social, political or other. It consists in deeds not words. - 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
One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds. - Mahatma Gandhi
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation. - Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right. - Mahatma Gandhi
The inner voice is something which cannot be described in words. But sometimes we have a positive feeling that something in us prompts us to do a certain thing. The time when I learnt to recognise this voice was, I may say, the time when I started praying regularly. - Mahatma Gandhi
True beauty lies in purity of the heart. - Mahatma Gandhi
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love. - Mahatma Gandhi
I call him religious who understands the suffering of others. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace. - Mahatma Gandhi
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 in the holy name of liberty or democracy? - Mahatma Gandhi
The future depends on what you do today. - Mahatma Gandhi
There's no God higher than truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts. - Mahatma Gandhi
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent. - Mahatma Gandhi
I can retain neither respect nor affection for government which has been moving from wrong to wrong in order to defend its immorality - 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
Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action. - Mahatma Gandhi
To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect and their oneness, and should insist upon choosing as their representatives only such persons as are good and true. - Mahatma Gandhi
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. - Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. - Mahatma Gandhi
व्यक्ति अपने विचारों से निर्मित एक प्राणी है, वह जो सोचता है वही बन जाता है.A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes. - 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
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. - Mahatma Gandhi
I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
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
If a single man achieves the highest kind of love, it will be sufficient to neutralize the hate of millions. - Mahatma Gandhi
God cannot be realized through the intellect. Intellect can lead one to a certain extent and no further. It is a matter of faith and experience derived from that faith. - Mahatma Gandhi
Fearlessness is the first requisite of spirituality. Cowards can never be moral. - Mahatma Gandhi
Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy. - Mahatma Gandhi
You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them. - Mahatma Gandhi
We must become the change we want to see. - Mahatma Gandhi
Non-violence does not signify that man must not fight against the enemy, and by enemy is meant the evil which men do, not the human beings themselves. - Mahatma Gandhi
You must be the change you want to see in the world. - 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
If you don't find God in the next person you meet, it is a waste of time looking for him further. - Mahatma Gandhi
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide. - Mahatma Gandhi
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