Quotes by: Mahatma Gandhi
I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.
Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point.
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.
I took the vow of celibacy in 1906. I had not shared my thoughts with my wife until then, but only consulted her at the time of making the vow. She had no objection.
It is any day better to stand erect with a broken and bandaged head then to crawl on one's belly, in order to be able to save one's head.
Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
I am in the world feeling my way to light 'amid the encircling gloom.'
If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.