Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

  1. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. 
  2. First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
  3. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
  4. A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.
  5. An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
  6. Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding. 
  7. You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
  8. Action expresses priorities.
  9. I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal.
    I own, however, that I have humility enough in me to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
  10. Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.
  11. 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.
  12. Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.
  13. Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
  14. There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.
  15. To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
  16. The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.
  17. Self-respect knows no considerations.
  18. Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
  19. The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
  20. 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.
  21. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
  22. The good man is the friend of all living things.
  23. It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
  24. Poverty is the worst form of violence.
  25. Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good. 
  26. A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
  27. Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
  28. An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
  29. Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
  30. Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
  31. I have worshiped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.
  32. Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
  33. In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
  34. Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it.
  35. Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive. 
  36. I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.
  37. Morality is contraband in war.
  38. What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.
  39. Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
  40. Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
  41. Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.
  42. Commonsense is the realized sense of proportion.
  43. Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
  44. Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God.
  45. I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.

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