Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.

― Mahatma Gandhi
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

― Mahatma Gandhi
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ In a gentle way, you can shake the world. ”
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress. ”
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world; but to change ourselves.”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world; but to change ourselves.”

“ The future depends on what we do in the present. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ The future depends on what we do in the present. ”
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“ Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.

― Mahatma Gandhi
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“ Hate the sin, love the sinner. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Hate the sin, love the sinner. ”
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“ The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. ”

“ They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.”

“ The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. ”

“ To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. ”

“ Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong. ”
Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“ Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. ”

“ Where there is love there is life. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Where there is love there is life. ”

“ I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. ”

“ A man is but the product of his thoughts; what he thinks, he becomes. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
 “ A man is but the product of his thoughts; what he thinks, he becomes. ”

“ The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear. ”

Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“ Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day: I shall not fear anyone on Earth. I shall fear only God. I shall not bear ill will toward anyone, I shall not submit to injustice from anyone, I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“ What is Truth? A difficult question; but I have solved it for myself by saying that it is what the “voice within” tells you. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“ Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity. ”

“ You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. ”

“ When you are right, you have no need to be angry. When you are wrong, you have no right to be angry. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“ Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
Best Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“ There is no occasion for women to consider themselves subordinate or inferior to men. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ There is no occasion for women to consider themselves subordinate or inferior to men. ”

Inspirational Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi

“ If your heart acquires strength, you will be able to remove blemishes from others without thinking evil of them. ” 

― Mahatma Gandhi
Inspirational Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Inspirational Quotes

“ Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Inspirational Quotes
Mahatma Gandhi Inspirational Quotes

“ Morality which depends upon the helplessness of a man or woman has not much to recommend it. Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Inspirational Quotes

“ If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. ”

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inspirational quotes

“ 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. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Health
Best Inspirational Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi

“ Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts. ”

“ Speak only if it improves upon the silence. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Speak only if it improves upon the silence. ”

“ There are two days in the year that we can not do anything – yesterday and tomorrow. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ There are two days in the year that we can not do anything – yesterday and tomorrow. ”

“ Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it. ”

“ Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. ”

“ The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ”

“ It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Best Inspirational Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Education

“ Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Education
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Education

 “ Real education has to draw out the best from the boys and girls to be educated. This can never be done by packing ill-assorted and unwanted information into the heads of the pupils. It becomes a dead weight crushing all originality in them and turning them into mere automate. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ There is no need of a teacher for those who know how to think. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ There is no need of a teacher for those who know how to think. ”

“ Craft, art, health and education should all be integrated into one scheme. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Education

“ A wise parent allows the children to make mistakes. It is good for them once in a while to burn their fingers. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Education
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Education

“ Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education. ”

“ Education must be of a new type for the sake of the creation of a new world. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Education quotes

“ When it is remembered that the primary aim of all education is, or should be, the moulding of the character of pupils, a teacher who has a character to keep need not lost heart. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ There can be no knowledge without humility and the will to learn. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Education

“ If teachers impart all the knowledge in the world to their students but inculcate not truth and purity among them, they will have betrayed them and instead of raising them set them on the downward road to perdition. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

Quotes about Education

“ Given the right kind of teachers, our children will be taught the dignity of labour and learn to regard it as an integral part and a means of their intellectual growth, and to realize that it is patriotic to pay for their training through their labour. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

 “ Character cannot be built with mortar and stone. It cannot be built by hands other than your own. The Principal and the Professor cannot give you character from the pages of books. Character building comes from their very lives really speaking, it must come from within yourselves. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ We have up to now concentrated on stuffing children’s minds with all kinds information, without ever thinking of stimulating and developing them. Let us now cry a halt and concentrate on education the child properly through manual work, not as a side activity, but as the prime means of intellectual training. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes about Education
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes about Education

“ Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes about Education

“ There will have to be rigid and iron discipline before we achieve anything great and enduring, and that discipline will not come by mere academic argument and appeal to reason and logic. Discipline is learnt in the school of adversity. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

Quotes For Students

“ The students should be, above all, humble and correct… The greatest to remain great has to be the lowliest by choice. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes for Students
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes for Students

“ Knowledge without character is a power for evil only, as seen in the instances of so many talented thieves and ‘gentlemen rascals’ in the world. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
quotes for students

“ Our first duty is that we should not be a burden on society, i.e., we should be self-dependent. From this point of view self-sufficiency itself is a kind of service. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ After becoming self-sufficient we shall use our spare time for the service of others. If all become self-sufficient, none will be in trouble. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Responsibility will mellow and sober the youth and prepare them, for the burden they must discharge. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Quotes for students

“ I hold that, as the largest part of our time is devoted to labour for earning our bread, our children must from their infancy be taught the dignity of such labour. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes for Students
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes for Students

“ Literary training by itself adds not an inch to one’s moral height and that character-building is independent of literary training. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Quotes for students

“ The utterly false idea that intelligence can be developed only through book-reading should give place to the truth that the quickest development of the mind can be achieved by artisan’s work being learnt in a scientific manner. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Leadership

“ A leader is useless when he acts against the promptings of his own conscience. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Leadership
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Leadership

“ If we were strong, self-respecting and not susceptible to frightfulness, the foreign rulers would have been powerless for mischief. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
quotes on leadership

“ Every man has an equal right to the necessaries of life even as birds and beasts have. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Every man has an equal right to the necessaries of life even as birds and beasts have. ”

“ I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and nonviolence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ My life is dedicated to service of India through the religion of nonviolence which I believed to be the root of Hinduism. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Leadership
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Leadership

“ The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ 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. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Service without humility is selfishness and egotism. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Service without humility is selfishness and egotism. ”

“ Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Quotes about leadership

Quotes on Truth

“ What is Truth? A difficult question; but I have solved it for myself by saying that it is what the “voice within” tells you. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Truth
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Truth

“ In judging myself I shall try to be as harsh as truth, as I want others also to be. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
quotes about truth

“ A man of truth must also be a man of care. ” 

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ A man of truth must also be a man of care. ”

“ Truth never damages a cause that is just. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on truth

“ All that I can in true humility present to you is that Truth is not to be found by anybody who has not got an abundant sense of humility. If you would swim on the bosom of the ocean of Truth you must reduce yourself to zero. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ But it is impossible for us to realize perfect truth so long as we are imprisoned in this mortal frame. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Truth alone will endure, all the rest will be swept away before the tide of time. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Truth
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Truth

“ Truth, purity, self-control, firmness, fearlessness, humility, unity, peace, and renunciation – these are the inherent qualities of a civil resister. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Quotes about silence

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Customer

“ A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption on our work, He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider on our business, He is part of it. We are not doing him a favour by serving him. He is doing us a favour by giving us an opportunity to do so. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes Be The Change

“ Be the change that you wish to see in the world. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes Be The Change
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes Be The Change

“ Change yourself – you are in control. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Change yourself – you are in control. ”

“ If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes Change
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes Change

 “Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world; but to change ourselves.” 

― Mahatma Gandhi
quotes about change

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Love

“ The person who discovered the law of love was a far greater scientist than any of our modern scientists. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Love
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Love

“ A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
quotes on love

“ What barrier is there that love cannot break? ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ What barrier is there that love cannot break? ”

“ In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all. ”

“ Where there is love there is life. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Where there is love there is life. ”

“ When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall – think of it, always. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ I do all the evil I can before I learn to shun it? Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Love

Quotes on Relationship

“ Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Relationship
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Relationship

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Life

“ Life and death are but phases of the same thing, the reverse and obverse of the same coin. Death is as necessary for man’s growth as life itself. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
quotes on life

“ Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
“ Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. ”

 “ Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity. ” 

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Life

“ In a gentle way, you can shake the world. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Quotes on Life

Quotes about Life

“ Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes about Life
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes about Life

“ Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Best Quotes

“ The rich cannot accumulate wealth without the co-operation of the poor in society. ” 

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Freedom

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

― Mahatma Gandhi
quotes on freedom

“Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Freedom

Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself.

― Mahatma Gandhi

I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.

― Mahatma Gandhi

No man loses his freedom except through his own weakness.

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Quotes about freedom

Not until we have reduced ourselves to nothingness can we conquer the evil in us. God demands nothing less than complete self-surrender as the price for the only real freedom that is worth having.

― Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Cleanliness

Be the change you want to see in the world. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ Everyone must be his own Scavenger. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ I learnt 35 years ago that a lavatory must be as clean as a drawing room. I learnt this in the west. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Cleanliness
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Cleanliness

“ I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“ No one should spit or clean his nose on the streets. ”

― Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Cleanliness

FAQ

What Mahatma Gandhi Said about Education?

Craft, art, health and education should all be integrated into one scheme.
Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
Education must be of a new type for the sake of the creation of a new world.

What Mahatma Gandhi Said about cleanliness?

“ I learnt 35 years ago that a lavatory must be as clean as a drawing room. I learnt this in the west. ”

What Mahatma Gandhi said about Freedom?

“Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?

What Mahatma Gandhi said about Relationship?

“ Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation. ”

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