Quotes by: Mahatma Gandhi
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
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.
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.
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.
Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God.
Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one's own religion.
I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
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.
Man's nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.
Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.