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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“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.” Uncategorized
“If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children.” Uncategorized
“The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” Uncategorized
“A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.” Uncategorized
“A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.” Uncategorized
“If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.” Uncategorized
“To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man's injustice to woman. If by strength is meant brute strength, then, indeed, is woman less brute than man. If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man's superior. Has she not greater intuition, is she not more self-sacrificing, has she not greater powers of endurance, has she not greater courage? Without her, man could not be. If nonviolence is the law of our being, the future is with woman. Who can make a more effective appeal to the heart than woman?” Uncategorized
“(When asked what he thought of Western civilization): 'I think it would be a good idea.” Uncategorized
“Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.” Uncategorized
“Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.” Uncategorized
“To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.” Uncategorized
“They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.” Uncategorized
“My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents and I lay them both at his feet.” Uncategorized
“There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.” Uncategorized
“In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.” Uncategorized
“The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles." Uncategorized
“I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.” Uncategorized
“Truth is one, paths are many.” Uncategorized
“It's the action, not the fruit of the action, that's important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there'll be any fruit. But that doesn't mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.” Uncategorized
“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” Uncategorized