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Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Half-a-dozen or twenty cities of India alone working together cannot bring Swaraj. Half-a-dozen or twenty cities of India alone working together cannot bring Swaraj.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for. There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The secret of a happy life lies in renunciation. Renunciation is life. The secret of a happy life lies in renunciation. Renunciation is life.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Khadi is the sun of the village solar system. Khadi is the sun of the village solar system.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Our peaceful non-co-operation must be constructive, non-destructive. Poison should not emerge from the throes of love. Our peaceful non-co-operation must be constructive, non-destructive. Poison should not emerge from the throes of love.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: My commitment is to truth not consistency. My commitment is to truth not consistency.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: You never realize what the aftereffect of your activities, however in the event that you don't do anything, obviously there will be no outcome. You never realize what the aftereffect of your activities, however in the event that you don't do anything, obviously there will be no outcome.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Untouchability, I hold, is a sin, if Bhagavadgita is one of our Divine Books. Untouchability, I hold, is a sin, if Bhagavadgita is one of our Divine Books.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The first condition of nonviolence is justice all round, in every department of life. The first condition of nonviolence is justice all round, in every department of life.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: My life is dedicated to the service of Indians through the religion of nonviolence which I believe to be the root of Hinduism. My life is dedicated to the service of Indians through the religion of nonviolence which I believe to be the root of Hinduism.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Conservation of national sanitation is Swaraj work and it may not be postponed for a single day on any consideration whatsoever. Conservation of national sanitation is Swaraj work and it may not be postponed for a single day on any consideration whatsoever.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Speed is irrelevant if you are going in the wrong direction. Speed is irrelevant if you are going in the wrong direction.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive. Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: My own veneration for other faiths is the same as that for my own faith; therefore no thought of conversion is possible My own veneration for other faiths is the same as that for my own faith; therefore no thought of conversion is possible
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The sole aim of journalism should be service. The sole aim of journalism should be service.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: A man of character will make himself worthy of any position he is given. A man of character will make himself worthy of any position he is given.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: There may be tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they may seem invincible. But in the end, they always fail. Think of it: always. There may be tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they may seem invincible. But in the end, they always fail. Think of it: always.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Satyagraha and civil disobedience and fasts have nothing in common with the use of force, veiled or open. Satyagraha and civil disobedience and fasts have nothing in common with the use of force, veiled or open.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: I regard untouchability as such a grave sin as to warrant divine chastisement. I regard untouchability as such a grave sin as to warrant divine chastisement.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Let us remember that we are all Indians eating Indian grain and salt, and living on the dumb Indian masses. Let us remember that we are all Indians eating Indian grain and salt, and living on the dumb Indian masses.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The end is inherent in the means. The end is inherent in the means.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Facts mean truth, and once we adhere to truth, the law comes to our aid naturally. Facts mean truth, and once we adhere to truth, the law comes to our aid naturally.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Man is supposed to be the maker of his destiny. It is only partly true. He can make his destiny, only in so far as he is allowed by the Man is supposed to be the maker of his destiny. It is only partly true. He can make his destiny, only in so far as he is allowed by the Great Power.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: One hour spent in spinning should be an hour of self-development for the spinner. One hour spent in spinning should be an hour of self-development for the spinner.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: If we develop the force of will, we shall find that we do not need the force of arms. If we develop the force of will, we shall find that we do not need the force of arms.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: History is replete with instances of men, who, by dying with courage and compassion on their lips converted the hearts of their violent opponents. History is replete with instances of men, who, by dying with courage and compassion on their lips converted the hearts of their violent opponents.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: God is the vital force or spirit which is all-pervading, all-embracing and, therefore, beyond human ken. God is the vital force or spirit which is all-pervading, all-embracing and, therefore, beyond human ken.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: God is continuously in action, without resting for a single moment. God is continuously in action, without resting for a single moment.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: In the Gita continuous concentration on God is the king of sacrifices. In the Gita continuous concentration on God is the king of sacrifices.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit. Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: It is wonderful, if we chose the right diet, what an extraordinarily small quantity would suffice. It is wonderful, if we chose the right diet, what an extraordinarily small quantity would suffice.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind. Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: I believe that there is no prayer without fasting and there is no real fast without prayer. I believe that there is no prayer without fasting and there is no real fast without prayer.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: To believe that what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man. To believe that what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within. The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The future depends on what we do in the present. The future depends on what we do in the present.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide. If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Religion of our conception, thus imperfect, is always subject to a process of evolution and re-interpretation. Religion of our conception, thus imperfect, is always subject to a process of evolution and re-interpretation.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: One can measure the greatness and the moral progress of a nation by looking at how it treats its animals. One can measure the greatness and the moral progress of a nation by looking at how it treats its animals.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: I shall despair when I despair of myself, of God and humanity. I shall despair when I despair of myself, of God and humanity.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: God of Truth and Justice can never create distinctions of high and low among His own children. God of Truth and Justice can never create distinctions of high and low among His own children.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Yes I am, I am also a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and a Jew. Yes I am, I am also a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and a Jew.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Live simply so others may simply live Live simply so others may simply live
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: A spirit is not necessarily purer, because it is disembodied. A spirit is not necessarily purer, because it is disembodied.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: A nonviolent warrior knows no leaving the battle. He rushes into the mouth of himsa, never even once harbouring an evil thought. A nonviolent warrior knows no leaving the battle. He rushes into the mouth of himsa, never even once harbouring an evil thought.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: My religion is a matter solely between my Maker and myself. My religion is a matter solely between my Maker and myself.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: A warrior lives on his wars, whether offensive or defensive. And he suffers a collapse if he finds that his warring capacity is unwanted. A warrior lives on his wars, whether offensive or defensive. And he suffers a collapse if he finds that his warring capacity is unwanted.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: He who spins before the poor, inviting them to do likewise, serves God as no one else does. He who spins before the poor, inviting them to do likewise, serves God as no one else does.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Whatever can be useful to those starving millions is beautiful to my mind. Whatever can be useful to those starving millions is beautiful to my mind.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: A wretched parent who claims obedience from his children, without first doing his duty by them, excites nothing but contempt. A wretched parent who claims obedience from his children, without first doing his duty by them, excites nothing but contempt.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Like the watch, the heart needs the winding of purity, or the Dweller ceases to speak. Like the watch, the heart needs the winding of purity, or the Dweller ceases to speak.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope. What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: I want for India complete independence in the full English sense of that English term. I want for India complete independence in the full English sense of that English term.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: True material welfare is never inconsistent with performance of religious obligations. True material welfare is never inconsistent with performance of religious obligations.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Man cannot be transformed from bad to good overnight. Man cannot be transformed from bad to good overnight.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves. To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Do not flatter yourselves with the belief that a mere recital of that celebrated verse in St. John makes a man a Christian. Do not flatter yourselves with the belief that a mere recital of that celebrated verse in St. John makes a man a Christian.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: My heart is drawn backwards and forwards between the spinning wheel and books. My heart is drawn backwards and forwards between the spinning wheel and books.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Men of stainless character and self purification will easily inspire confidence and automatically purify the atmosphere around them. Men of stainless character and self purification will easily inspire confidence and automatically purify the atmosphere around them.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Possession of arms implies an element of fear, if not of cowardice. Possession of arms implies an element of fear, if not of cowardice.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The fullest application of ahimsa does make life impossible. The fullest application of ahimsa does make life impossible.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Civilization is not an incurable disease, but it should never be forgotten that the English people are at present afflicted by it. Civilization is not an incurable disease, but it should never be forgotten that the English people are at present afflicted by it.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: We must always seek to ally ourselves with that part of the enemy that knows what is right. We must always seek to ally ourselves with that part of the enemy that knows what is right.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: To me the Mahabharata is a profoundly religious book, largely allegorical, in a way meant to be a historical record. To me the Mahabharata is a profoundly religious book, largely allegorical, in a way meant to be a historical record.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Khaddar is an activity that can absorb all the time of all available men and women and grown-up children, if they have faith. Khaddar is an activity that can absorb all the time of all available men and women and grown-up children, if they have faith.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Great causes cannot be served by intellectual equipment alone, they call for spiritual effort of soul-force. Great causes cannot be served by intellectual equipment alone, they call for spiritual effort of soul-force.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Kaffirs are as a rule uncivilized - the convicts even more so. They are troublesome, very dirty and live almost like animals. Kaffirs are as a rule uncivilized - the convicts even more so. They are troublesome, very dirty and live almost like animals.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: With my meagre knowledge of my own religion i do not want to belong to any religious body With my meagre knowledge of my own religion i do not want to belong to any religious body
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Ashram means a community of men of religion. I feel that an ashram was a necessity of life for me. Ashram means a community of men of religion. I feel that an ashram was a necessity of life for me.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: True morality consists not in following the beaten track, but in finding the true path for ourselves, and fearlessly following it. True morality consists not in following the beaten track, but in finding the true path for ourselves, and fearlessly following it.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Mankind is one, seeing that all are equally subject to the moral law. All men are equal in God's eyes. Mankind is one, seeing that all are equally subject to the moral law. All men are equal in God's eyes.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: This earthly existence of ours is more brittle that the glass bangles that ladies wear. This earthly existence of ours is more brittle that the glass bangles that ladies wear.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: No one chains a slave without chaining himself. No one chains a slave without chaining himself.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: I believe in conversion of mankind, not its destruction. I believe in conversion of mankind, not its destruction.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The Charkha, which is the embodiment of willing obedience and calm persistence, must therefore succeed before there is civil disobedience. The Charkha, which is the embodiment of willing obedience and calm persistence, must therefore succeed before there is civil disobedience.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: I would rather drown myself in the waters of the Sabarmati than harbour hate or animosity in my heart. I would rather drown myself in the waters of the Sabarmati than harbour hate or animosity in my heart.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Whatever a man sows, that shall he reap. Whatever a man sows, that shall he reap.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Healthy, well-informed, balanced criticism is the ozone of public life. Healthy, well-informed, balanced criticism is the ozone of public life.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: I believe in trusting. Trust begets trust. Suspicion is foetid and only stinks. He who trusts has never yet lost in the world. I believe in trusting. Trust begets trust. Suspicion is foetid and only stinks. He who trusts has never yet lost in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Fasting and prayer are common injunctions in my religion. Fasting and prayer are common injunctions in my religion.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The art that is in the machine-made article, appeals only to the eye; the art in Khadi appeals first to the heart and then to the eye. The art that is in the machine-made article, appeals only to the eye; the art in Khadi appeals first to the heart and then to the eye.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Where there are millions upon millions of units of idle labour, it is no use thinking of labour-saving devices. Where there are millions upon millions of units of idle labour, it is no use thinking of labour-saving devices.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: It is better to resist oppression by violent means than to submit, but it is best of all to resist by nonviolent means. It is better to resist oppression by violent means than to submit, but it is best of all to resist by nonviolent means.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: If I could persuade myself that I could find Him in a Himalayan cave I would proceed there immediately. If I could persuade myself that I could find Him in a Himalayan cave I would proceed there immediately.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: War is an unmitigated evil. But it certainly does one good thing. It drives away fear and brings bravery to the surface. War is an unmitigated evil. But it certainly does one good thing. It drives away fear and brings bravery to the surface.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: To one who reads the spirit of the Gita, it teaches the secret of nonviolence, the secret of realizing self through the physical body. To one who reads the spirit of the Gita, it teaches the secret of nonviolence, the secret of realizing self through the physical body.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: I had learnt at the onset not to carry on public work with borrowed money. I had learnt at the onset not to carry on public work with borrowed money.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: Desirelessness or renunciation does not come for the mere talking about it. Desirelessness or renunciation does not come for the mere talking about it.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: The collectors of revenue and the policeman are the only symbols by which millions in India's villages know British rule. The collectors of revenue and the policeman are the only symbols by which millions in India's villages know British rule.
Mahatma Gandhi quotes: If every component part of the nation claims the right of self-determination for itself, there is no one nation and there is no independence. If every component part of the nation claims the right of self-determination for itself, there is no one nation and there is no independence.