Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi 1

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

  • “Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.”
    by 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.”
    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
  • “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
    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
  • “The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “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
  • “But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Intolerance betrays want of faith in one’s cause.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Are creeds such simple things like the clothes which a man can change at will and put on at will? Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man’s happiness really lies in contentment.”
    by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself.”
    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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