“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.” Compassion, Love, and Heart.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”
“Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.”
“In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
“Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.”
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.”
“We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?”
“Where there is love there is life.“
An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody will see it.
Suffering cheerfully endured, ceases to be suffering and is transmuted into an ineffable joy.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment.
Abstract truth has no value unless it incarnates in human beings who represent it, by proving their readiness to die for it.
There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts.
Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.
Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself.
For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
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.
Indeed one’s faith in one’s plans and methods is truly tested when the horizon before one is the blackest.
It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.