Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Country India
Born Thursday, 02 October 1969
Category Social Activists
Quotes 433

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi in India as Bapu and Jathi Pitha (father of the nation), was an advocate and pioneer of nonviolent social protest and direct action in the form he called Satyagraha. He led the struggle for India's independence from British colonial rule. (Source:

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Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary. Uncategorized
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy? Uncategorized
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. Uncategorized
You must be the change you want to see in the world. Uncategorized
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it--always. Uncategorized
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it. Uncategorized
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Uncategorized
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Uncategorized
One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds. Uncategorized
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err. Uncategorized
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence. Uncategorized
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. Uncategorized
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth. Uncategorized
I want freedom for the full expression of my personality. Uncategorized
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. Uncategorized
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life. Uncategorized
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers. Uncategorized
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress. Uncategorized
Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress. Uncategorized
Hate the sin, love the sinner. Uncategorized