Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
1869 – 1948 India
Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi
A man is but the product of his thoughts.
What he thinks, he becomes.
Where there is love there is life.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
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.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
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.
Action expresses priorities.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words
than words without a heart.
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
Peace is its own reward.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon,
my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.