50 Mahatma Gandhi Famous Quotes for all Time


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
'Mahatma Gandhi",  was born on October 2, 1869 at Porbandar in Gujarat. Became a barrister-at-law (1891) in England. Went to South Africa in 1893. Stayed there till 1914 for the cause of the emancipation of the Indians from the insulting life to which they had been so long been condemned to in South Africa. He launched: Non-cooperation movement (1919), Civil Disobedience Movement (1930) and Quit India Movement (1942)




In so many competitive examinations, the quotes related questions of great persons are being asked frequently. Having this in the mind, here the collection of 50 quotes from the quotations of Mahatma Gandhi is given below.

Mahatma Gandhi Famous Quotes

1. Be the change you want to see in the world.
2. Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
3. The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.
4. An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
5. Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.
6. Distinguish between real needs and artificial wants and control the latter.
7. Live simply so that others may simply live.

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8. We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party.
9. Poverty is the worst form of violence.
10. Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not even one man’s greed.
11. A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
12. Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.
13. Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
14. You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.
15. Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one’s own religion.
16. God has given me no control over the following moment. I am concerned about taking care of the present.
17. Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
18. What barrier is there that love cannot break?
19. The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.
20. I believe that there is no prayer without fasting and there is no real fast without prayer.
21. Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
22. Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.
23. Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
24. Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals.
25. Faith is put to the test when the situation is most difficult.
26. Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.
27. The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.
28. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
29. Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
30. Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation.
31. We may stumble and fall but shall rise again; it should be enough if we did not run away from the battle.
32. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
33. Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
34. An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
35. One can measure the greatness and the moral progress of a nation by looking at how it treats its animals.
36. An ounce of practice is worth a thousand words.
37. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
38. Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.
39. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
40. Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served.
41. I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
42. I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.
43. Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
44. Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
45. Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.
46. You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.
47. A leader is useless when he acts against the promptings of his own conscience.
48. Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
49. It is easier to build a boy than to mend a man.
50. Civilization is the encouragement of differences.

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