Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of passive resistance (1869-1948)

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Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
(On Western civilization) I think it would be a good idea.
All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul.
Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest.
An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Faith... Must be enforced by reason...When faith becomes blind it dies.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.
Hate the sin and love the sinner.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary the evil it does is permanent.
If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.
Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and wisest might err.
Many could forgo heavy meals, a full wardrobe, a fine house, et cetera it is the ego they cannot forgo.
No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.
Religion is not what you will get after reading all the scriptures of the world. It is not really what is grasped by the grain. It is a heart grasp.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The cause of liberty becomes a mockery if the price to be paid is the wholesale destruction of those who are to enjoy liberty.
The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him.
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.

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