A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, nothing else.
Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?
The real love is to love them that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him.
Nonviolence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
God lives, but not as we. His creatures live but to die. But God is life. Therefore, goodness is not an attribute. Goodness is God.
I don’t reject Christ. I love Christ. It’s just that so many of you Christians are so unlike Christ.
(When asked what he thought of Western civilization): I think it would be a good idea.
‘Anger is the enemy of nonviolence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘Faith is put to the test when the situation is most difficult.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘Love is the strongest force the world possesses, yet it is the humblest imaginable.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘I’m prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘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.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problem.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘When you want to find Truth as God, the only inevitable means is love, that is nonviolence.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘Distinguish between real needs and artificial wants and control the latter.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘Nobody can hurt me without my permission.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘Faith becomes lame, when it ventures into matters pertaining to reason!’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
‘A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.’ Happy Gandhi Jayanti!