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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“I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any” Uncategorized
“Of all the evils for which man has made himself responsible, none is so degrading, so shocking or so brutal as his abuse of the better half of humanity; the female sex.” Uncategorized
“Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something,it makes me incapable of doing it. When I believe I can,I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn’t have it in the beginning.’"Mahatma Gandhi” Uncategorized
“Forgive and forget, but never forget to forgive. You may find a happier heart is the key to a happier life.” Uncategorized
“Seja a mudança que espera ver no mundo.” Uncategorized
“The Jews should have offered themselves to the butcher's knife. They should have thrown themselves into the sea from cliffs. As it is, they succumbed anyway in their millions.” Uncategorized
“All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.” Uncategorized
“Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.” Uncategorized
“Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being. Without interrelation with society he cannot realize his oneness with the universe or suppress his egotism. His social interdependence enables him to test his faith and to prove himself on the touchstone of reality.” Uncategorized
“Almost anything you do is insignificant, but it is very important that you do it” Uncategorized
“There are as many different religions as there are individuals.” Uncategorized
“We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. ... and a country's moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” Uncategorized
“In matters of conscience the law of majority has no place. -Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948)” Uncategorized
“I have not conceived my mission to be that of a knight-errant wandering everywhere to deliver people from difficult situations. My humble occupation has been to show people how they can solve their own difficulties.” Uncategorized
“There are Seven Deadly Social Sins: --Politics without principle. --Wealth without work. --Commerce without morality. --Pleasure without conscience. --Education without character. --Science without humility. --Worship without sacrifice.” Uncategorized
“Civilization is the encouragement of differences. -Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948)” Uncategorized
“Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself” Uncategorized
“I have naturally formed the habit of restraining my thoughts. A thoughtless word hardly ever escaped my tongue or pen. Experience has taught me that silence is part of the spiritual discipline of a votary of truth. We find so many people impatient to talk. All this talking can hardly be said to be of any benefit to the world. It is so much waste of time. My shyness has been in reality my shield and buckler. It has allowed me to grow. It has helped me in my discernment of truth.” Uncategorized
“What lies ahead of you & what lies behind you is nothing compared to what lies within you.” Uncategorized
“I can not give you the reference of Ram Chandar or Krishna, because they were not historical figures. I can not help it but to present to you the names of (Hazrat) Abu Bakar (RA) and (Hazrat) Umar Farooq (RA). They were leaders of a vast Empire, yet they lived a life of austerity.” Uncategorized