Gandhi Jayanti Quotes in English

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

“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.”

“If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

“Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it.”

“Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.”

“Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.”

“Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.”

“The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.”

“Those who know how to think need no teachers.”

“We do not need to proselytize either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study.”

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.“

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”

“Gentleness, selfsacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.”

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

“Nonviolence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.”

“Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.”

“Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.”

“Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.”

“Nonviolence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.”

“Nonviolence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.”

“Peace is its own reward.”

“We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.“

“All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.“

“Each one prays to God according to his own light.”

“Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.”