Mahatma Gandhi

Lawyer. Politician. Activist. Writer

October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948

October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948

Lawyer. Politician. Activist. Writer


124 Greatest Quotes By 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
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace. Mahatma Gandhi
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi
Why should men arrogate to themselves the right to regulate female purity? Mahatma Gandhi
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Mahatma Gandhi
Remember that all through history, there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible. But in the end, they always fall. Always. Mahatma Gandhi
There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts. Mahatma Gandhi
Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear. Mahatma Gandhi
Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit. 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
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession. Mahatma Gandhi
The golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing that we will never all think alike and we shall see Truth in fragment and from different angles of vision. Mahatma Gandhi
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers. Mahatma Gandhi
The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace. Mahatma Gandhi
If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm. Mahatma Gandhi
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory. Mahatma Gandhi
When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. Mahatma Gandhi
Think for tomorrow but act for today. Mahatma Gandhi
It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful? Mahatma Gandhi
Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion. Mahatma Gandhi
(When asked what he thought of Western civilization): 'I think it would be a good idea. 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
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness. Mahatma Gandhi
An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so. Mahatma Gandhi
mereka tidak dapat mengambil harga diri kita kalau kita tidak memberikannya kepada mereka. Mahatma Gandhi
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi
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
You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results. Mahatma Gandhi
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man. Mahatma Gandhi
The good man is the friend of all living things. Mahatma Gandhi
It is better to allow our lives to speak for us than our words. Mahatma Gandhi
You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them. Mahatma Gandhi
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. Mahatma Gandhi
There is no such thing as ‘too insane’ unless others turn up dead due to your actions. Mahatma Gandhi
There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for. Mahatma Gandhi
When you are right,you have no need to be angry. When you are wrong, you have no right to be angry. Mahatma Gandhi
Truthis like a vast tree, which yields more and more fruit, the more you nurture it. Mahatma Gandhi
The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members. Mahatma Gandhi
Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world; but to change ourselves. Mahatma Gandhi
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed. Mahatma Gandhi
I am a man of peace. I believe in peace. But I do not want peace at any price. Mahatma Gandhi
I call him religious who understands the suffering of others. Mahatma Gandhi
The truth can never be wrong, even if no one hears it. Mahatma Gandhi
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. Mahatma Gandhi
Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. Mahatma Gandhi
There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle. 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
I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect. Mahatma Gandhi