43 Inspiring Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi | Become a Better Human Being
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Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi was born on 2nd October 1869 in Porbandar (Gujarat), India. Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian Lawyer, Social Activist, Writer, and an Anti-Colonial Nationalist, who shook the World in a Gentle way, he used Non Violence as his Strongest weapon against British Brutality and in the Fight for India’s Freedom from Oppressive British Rule. Gandhi led the campaign for Indian Independence using Non-Violence and Civil disobedience to achieve political and social goals.
M.K. Gandhi, reverentially described as the father of India, was later Nicknamed as “Bapu (Father)” and “Mahatma (Great Soul)” by Millions of his Followers. Mahatma Gandhi Channelized the dreams and Aspirations of the Masses. Bapu Advocated for “Satya (Truth) and “Ahimsa (Non-Violence). Gandhi made us Believe that oppression and Injustice can be fought with the Power of non Violence and love! Gandhi’s Sacrifice, Courage, Fearlessness, Optimism, Philosophies, and Principles have made him universally recognized today. Gandhi’s Birthday is Celebrated as “Gandhi Jayanti” in India and Commemorated as “International Day of Non-Violence” worldwide.
His life is His message for us.
Here are 43 Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi which will inspire you to become a Greater Human Being:
1.“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”
2.“Where there is love there is life.”
3.“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
4.“If you don’t ask, you don’t get it/”
5.“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
6.” Action expresses priorities.”
7.“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
8.“The future depends on what we do in the present.”
9.” Hate the sin, love the sinner.”
10.“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
11.“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”
12.“We need not wait to see what others do.”
13.“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.”
14.“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.”
15.“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
16.“To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man’s injustice to woman.”
17.“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”
18.“Love is the strongest force the world possesses.”
19.“A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”
20.“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
21.“Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served.”
22.“Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.”
23.“To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”
24.“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.”
25.“Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence.”
26.“The future depends on what you do today.”
27.“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”
28.“It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there’ll be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.”
29.“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
30.“You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them.”
31.“I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.”
32.“You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.”
33.“I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.”
34.“Ahimsa is the highest duty. Even if we cannot practice it fully, we should try to understand its spirit and stay away from violence”
35.“First, they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”
36.“Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?”
37.“Indeed one’s faith in one’s plans and methods is truly tested when the horizon before one is the blackest”.
38.“Those who know how to think need no teachers.”
39.“Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.”
40.“To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.”
41.To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man’s injustice to woman. If by strength is meant brute strength, then, indeed, is woman less brute than man. If by strength is meant moral power, then the woman is immeasurably man’s superior. Has she not greater intuition, is she not more self-sacrificing, has she not greater powers of endurance, has she not greater courage? Without her, man could not be. If nonviolence is the law of our being, the future is with a woman. Who can make a more effective appeal to the heart than woman?”
42.In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.
43.The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.