Quotes by: Mahatma Gandhi
I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.
Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.
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.
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless.
There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings.
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.
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.