Famous Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi



Mahatma Gandhi had wisdom and a gentle approach towards life. His philosophies were not theory based and he always practiced what he preached. His values and beliefs can be imbibed through his quotes which are not only inspiring but motivating as well. Some of his most famous quotes are listed below:

"Where there is love there is life".

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony".

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong".

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others".

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world".

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever".

"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver".

"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind".

"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.

"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".

"A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes".

"I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet".

"An ounce of patience is worth more than a ton of preaching".

"A "No" uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a "Yes" uttered merely to please, or worse, to avoid trouble".

"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will".

"A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave".

"In a gentle way, you can shake the world".

"Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it".

"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes".

"Hate the sin, love the sinner".

"As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it".

"I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before anyone even at the cost of your life".

"Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it".

"Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress".

"I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent".


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Last Updated on : October 1, 2014