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:

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“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.” Uncategorized
Human language can but imperfectly describe God's ways. I am sensible of the fact that they are indescribable and inscrutable. But if mortal man will dare to describe them, he has no better medium than his own inarticulate speech.” Uncategorized
“Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.” Uncategorized
“True morality consists not in following the beaten track, but in finding the true path for ourselves, and fearlessly following it.” Uncategorized
“There is no way to peace; peace is the way.” Uncategorized
“But you can wake a man only if he is really asleep. No effort that you make will produce any effect upon him if he is merely pretending sleep.” Uncategorized
“The world has enough for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed.” Uncategorized
“Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny.” Uncategorized
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” Uncategorized
“My life is my message.” Uncategorized
“My life is my message.” Uncategorized
“kekalahan tak bisa mengecilkan hatiku” Uncategorized
“I crave to die with my hand at the spinning wheel.” Uncategorized
“Government control gives rise to fraud, suppression of Truth, intensification of the black market and artificial scarcity. Above all, it unmans the people and deprives them of initiative, it undoes the teaching of self-help…” Uncategorized
“We are constantly being astonished these days at the amazing discoveries in the field of violence. But I maintain that far more undreamt of and seemingly impossible discoveries will be made in the field of nonviolence.” Uncategorized
“Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.” Uncategorized
“Morality is a contraband in war.” Uncategorized
“That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.” Uncategorized
“I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.” Uncategorized
“The devotion of such titans of spirit as Lenin to an Ideal must bear fruit. The nobility of his selflessness will be an example through centuries to come, and his Ideal will reach perfection.” Uncategorized