Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi 1

Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi (Indian ascetic & nationalist leader (1869 – 1948))

  • “Man’s nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been know to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “I know, to banish anger altogether from one’s breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God’s grace.”
    by 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.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Intolerance betrays want of faith in one’s cause.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be.”
    by 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.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Faith… must be enforced by reason… when faith becomes blind it dies.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
    by 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.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Where there is love there is life.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Infinite striving to be the best is man’s duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God’s hands.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi

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One comment on “Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

  1. Reply Jones Apr 18, 2013 19:53

    I like the quotes from Mahatma Ghandhi, enjoyed this one thanks for putting up.

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