Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Country India
Born Thursday, 02 October 1969
Category Social Activists
Quotes 433

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi in India as Bapu and Jathi Pitha (father of the nation), was an advocate and pioneer of nonviolent social protest and direct action in the form he called Satyagraha. He led the struggle for India's independence from British colonial rule. (Source:

Title Category
“No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.” Uncategorized
“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...You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Uncategorized
“The future depends on what we do in the present.” Uncategorized
Sympathy is what you have for someone after they die, pity you have for someone when they don't have a date to the biggest dance of the year. Empathy is what I do to you when you judge me. Envy is having pity on yourself. Can you discern the rest for yourself?” Uncategorized
“Du und ich: Wir sind eins. Ich kann dir nicht wehtun, ohne mich zu verletzen.” Uncategorized
“Love is the strongest force the world possesses.” Uncategorized
“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.” Uncategorized
“I can retain neither respect nor affection for government which has been moving from wrong to wrong in order to defend its immorality” Uncategorized
“In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place." Uncategorized
“Speak only if it improves upon the silence.” Uncategorized
“Be the change you want to see in the world” Uncategorized
“Un país, una civilización se puede juzgar por la forma en que trata a sus animales.” Uncategorized
“Hal yang pali aku sesali adalah aku tidak bisa membuat dua orang mengerti jalan pikiran ku, orang pertama adalah Muhammad Ali Jihad dan kedua adalah anakku, Harilal.” Uncategorized
“I came in contact with every known Indian anarchist in London. Their bravery impressed me, but I felt that their zeal was misguided. I felt that violence was no remedy for India's ills, and that her civilisation required the use of a different and higher weapon for self-protection. - Hind Swaraj” Uncategorized
“And whilst he may not claim superiority by reason of learning, I myself must not withold that meed of homage that learning, wherever it resides, always commands.” Uncategorized
“I believe that just as everyone inherits a particular form so does he inherit the particular characteristics and qualities of his progenitors, and to make this admission is to conserve one's energy.” Uncategorized
“All have not the same capacity. I would allow a man of intellect to earn more, I would not cramp his talent.” Uncategorized
“I was a coward. I used to be haunted by the fear of thieves, ghosts and serpents. I did not dare to stir out of doors at night. Darkness was a terror to me. It was almost impossible for me to sleep in the dark, as I would imagine ghosts coming from one direction, thieves from another and serpents from a third. I could not therefore bear to sleep without a light in the room. ” Uncategorized
“Even the most despotic government cannot stand except for the consent of the governed.... Immediately the subject ceases to fear the despotic force, his power is gone.” Uncategorized
“There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle.” Uncategorized