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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“Wherever you are you will always be in my heart.” Uncategorized
“I should love to satisfy all, if I possibly can; but in trying to satisfy all, I may be able to satisfy none. I have, therefore, arrived at the conclusion that the best course is to satisfy one’s own conscience and leave the world to form its own judgment, favorable or otherwise.” Uncategorized
“Live simply so that others may simply live.” Uncategorized
“Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.” Uncategorized
“Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French. It is wrong and inhuman to impose the Jews on the Arabs... Surely it would be a crime against humanity to reduce the proud Arabs so that Palestine can be restored to the Jews partly or wholly as their national home” Uncategorized
“Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.” Uncategorized
“I am but a poor struggling soul yearning to be wholly good, wholly truthful and wholly non-violent in thought, word and deed, but ever failing to reach the ideal which I know to be true. It is a painful climb, but each step upwards makes me feel stronger and fit for the next. ” Uncategorized
“They may torture my body, break my bones, even kill me. Then they will have my dead body, but not my obedience.” Uncategorized
“Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.” Uncategorized
“Love never claims, it ever gives. Love ever suffers, never resents never revenges itself.” Uncategorized
“The only tyrant I accept in this world is the 'still small voice' within me. And even though I have to face the prospect of being a minority of one, I humbly believe I have the courage to be in such a hopeless minority.” Uncategorized
“Ethically they had arrived at the conclusion that man's supremacy over lower animals meant not that the former should prey upon the latter, but that the higher should protect the lower, and that there should be mutual aid between the two as between man and man. They had also brought out the truth that man eats not for enjoyment but to live.” Uncategorized
“It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts.” Uncategorized
“Liberty and democracy become unholy when their hands are dyed red with innocent blood.” Uncategorized
“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.” Uncategorized
“Fearlessness is the first requisite of spirituality. Cowards can never be moral.” Uncategorized
“There is no such thing as ‘too insane’ unless others turn up dead due to your actions.” Uncategorized
“The path is the goal.” Uncategorized
“What barrier is there that love cannot break?” Uncategorized
“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.” Uncategorized