65 Mahatma Gandhi Quotes: Sayings about PAce, Change and Leadership


1.  “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


2. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


3. “Faith is put to the test when the situation is most difficult.” — MAHATMA GANDHI

4. “Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


5. “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


6. “A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, nothing else.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


7.  “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


8. “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


9. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — MAHATMA GANDHI



10. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


11. “God has no religion.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


12. “Hate the sin and love the sinner.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


13. “To answer brutality with brutality is to admit one’s moral and intellectual bankruptcy and it can only start a viscous cycle.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


14. “You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


15. “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


16. “Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


17. “Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed, always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


18. “I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


19. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


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20. “We have to handover the earth, the air, the land and the water to the children at least as it was handed over to us.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


21. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


22. “It may be long before the law of love will be recognized in international affairs. The machinery’s of government stand between and hide the hearts of one people from those of another.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


23. “It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


24. “As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


25. “It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


26. “I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present, God has given me no control over the moment following.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


27. “The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


28. “Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


29. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.” — MAHATMA GANDHI



30. “All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


31. “What is truth? A difficult question; but I have solved it for myself by saying that it is what the “Voice within” tells you.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


32. “Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


33. “My life is my message.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


34. “Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one’s own religion.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


35. “A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


36. “Action expresses priorities.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


37. “Those who cannot renounce attachment to the results of their work are far from the path.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


38. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


39. “Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


40. “All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


41. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


42. “Civilization is the encouragement of differences.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


43. “Religions are different roads converging on the same point.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


44. “Love is the strongest force the world possesses, yet it is the humblest imaginable.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


45. “If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


46. “I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


47. “God has given me no control over the following moment. I am concerned about taking care of the present.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


48. “Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


49. “What is faith worth if it is not translated into action?” — MAHATMA GANDHI



50. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


51. “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


52. “To lose patience is to lose the battle.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


53. “Action expresses priorities.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


54. “It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


55. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


56. “Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


57. “Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


58. “I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


59. “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problem.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


60. “Without action, you aren’t going anywhere.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


61. “Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


62. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


63. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


64. “The future depends on what you do today.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


65. “Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” — MAHATMA GANDHI


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