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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British rule, and in turn inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: "great-souled", "venerable"), first applied to him in 1914 in South Africa, is now used throughout the world.

Born and raised in a Hindu family in coastal Gujarat, western India, Gandhi trained in law at the Inner Temple, London, and was called to the bar at age 22 in June 1891. After two uncertain years in India, where he was unable to start a successful law practice, he moved to South Africa in 1893, to represent an Indian merchant in a lawsuit. He went on to live in South Africa for 21 years. It was in South Africa that Gandhi raised a family, and first employed nonviolent resistance in a campaign for civil rights. In 1915, aged 45, he returned to India. He set about organising peasants, farmers, and urban labourers to protest against excessive land-tax and discrimination.

Assuming leadership of the Indian National Congress in 1921, Gandhi led nationwide campaigns for easing poverty, expanding women's rights, building religious and ethnic amity, ending untouchability, and above all for achieving Swaraj or self-rule.

The same year Gandhi adopted the Indian loincloth, or short dhoti and, in the winter, a shawl, both woven with yarn hand-spun on a traditional Indian spinning wheel, or charkha, as a mark of identification with India's rural poor. Thereafter, he lived modestly in a self-sufficient residential community, ate simple vegetarian food, and undertook long fasts as a means of self-purification and political protest. Bringing anti-colonial nationalism to the common Indians, Gandhi led them in challenging the British-imposed salt tax with the 400 km (250 mi) Dandi Salt March in 1930, and later in calling for the British to Quit India in 1942. He was imprisoned for many years, upon many occasions, in both South Africa and India.

Gandhi's vision of an independent India based on religious pluralism was challenged in the early 1940s by a new Muslim nationalism which was demanding a separate Muslim homeland carved out of India. In August 1947, Britain granted independence, but the British Indian Empire was partitioned into two dominions, a Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. As many displaced Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs made their way to their new lands, religious violence broke out, especially in the Punjab and Bengal. Eschewing the official celebration of independence in Delhi, Gandhi visited the affected areas, attempting to provide solace. In the months following, he undertook several fasts unto death to stop religious violence. The last of these, undertaken on 12 January 1948 when he was 78, also had the indirect goal of pressuring India to pay out some cash assets owed to Pakistan.

Some Indians thought Gandhi was too accommodating. Among them was Nathuram Godse, a Hindu nationalist, who assassinated Gandhi on 30 January 1948 by firing three bullets into his chest.

Gandhi's birthday, 2 October, is commemorated in India as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday, and worldwide as the International Day of Nonviolence. Gandhi is commonly, though not formally, considered the Father of the Nation in India, and was commonly called Bapu (Gujarati: endearment for father, papa).

Quote: Truth never damages a cause that is just. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white paint palette with black paint beside ink bottle and paint brush
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Truth never damages a cause that is just.


Quote: Be the change that you wish to see in the world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of brown and blue hourglass on stones
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.


Quote: Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman holding the shoulder of man
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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.


Quote: The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person holding gray leaf
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The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.


Quote: Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of kitten lying down on bed
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Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.


Quote: The good man is the friend of all living things. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of landscape photography of trees
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The good man is the friend of all living things.


Quote: A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green ceramic mug beside book
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A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.


Quote: In a gentle way, you can shake the world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person wearing suit reading business newspaper
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In a gentle way, you can shake the world.


Quote: Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person sitting on chair holding iPad
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Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.


Quote: Love transcends all animosity and is never partial. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of about to bloom lotus flower
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Love transcends all animosity and is never partial.


Quote: The Law of Love, call it attraction, affinity, cohesion if you like, governs the world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of person's hands forming heart
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The Law of Love, call it attraction, affinity, cohesion if you like, governs the world.


Quote: Cowardice is incompatible with divine wisdom. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of fireplace on fire
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Cowardice is incompatible with divine wisdom.


Quote: The cause of the spinning wheel is too great and too good to have to rest on mere hero-worship. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The cause of the spinning wheel is too great and too good to have to rest on mere hero-worship.printed in white text on seashore background

The cause of the spinning wheel is too great and too good to have to rest on mere hero-worship.


Quote: Love is the law of life. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red and white heart balloons
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Love is the law of life.


Quote: Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.- black text on quotes background

Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.


Quote: True beauty lies in purity of the heart. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink rose bud closeup photo
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True beauty lies in purity of the heart.


Quote: Wherever you are you will always be in my heart. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of two women sitting on wooden dock over body of water
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Wherever you are you will always be in my heart.


Quote: Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset
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Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.


Quote: The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.- black text on quotes background

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.


Quote: A man of truth must also be a man of care. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of full-bloomed red and white tulip flowers
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A man of truth must also be a man of care.


Quote: I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of fawn pug on bed
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I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.


Quote: Speak only if it improves upon the silence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunflowers
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Speak only if it improves upon the silence.


Quote: My life is my message. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of persons hand with white manicure
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My life is my message.


Quote: I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.- white text on starry pic background

I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.


Quote: To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of shallow focus photo of green leaves
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To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.


Quote: Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of closeup photography of black and brown bird
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Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.


Quote: May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of beige concrete wall
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May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition.


Quote: Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of orange tabby cat
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Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind.


Quote: Morality is contraband in war. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman with sword
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Morality is contraband in war.


Quote: There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of couple sitting on sand during daytime
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There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.


Quote: Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.- white text on starry pic background

Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.


Quote: Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown rock formation
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Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God.


Quote: Each one prays to God according to his own light. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man raising arms between greenfield
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Each one prays to God according to his own light.


Quote: I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of a couple holding hands with a wedding ring visible
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I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.


Quote: But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman in white and black stripe long sleeve shirt standing beside brown concrete building during daytime
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But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.


Quote: Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white fox sitting on snow during daytime
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Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.


Quote: The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.printed in white text on seashore background

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.


Quote: There is more to life than increasing its speed. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and white duck on brown wooden dock during daytime
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.


Quote: I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of cloudy sky
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I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.


Quote: A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white tulips in white background
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A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.


Quote: Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white and blue ice in water
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Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.


Quote: Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of couple portrait wallpaper
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Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.


Quote: Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of tiger swallowtail butterfly perched on pink flower in close up photography during daytime
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Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.


Quote: Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of boy and cat in front of moon
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Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone.


Quote: To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on person index finger
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To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.


Quote: We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman standing on sunflower field
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We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party.


Quote: There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue and black butterfly in close up photography
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There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.


Quote: It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of close-up photo of two men shaking hands near beach at sunset
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It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.


Quote: Freedom from all attachment is the realization of God as Truth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of four handheld gardening tools on rack
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Freedom from all attachment is the realization of God as Truth.


Quote: Your words become your actions, your actions become your habits. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman holding each others hands
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Your words become your actions, your actions become your habits.


Quote: Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is important that you do it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is important that you do it.


Quote: Decency and tolerance, to be of any value, must be capable of withstanding the severest strain. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Decency and tolerance, to be of any value, must be capable of withstanding the severest strain.printed in white text on seashore background

Decency and tolerance, to be of any value, must be capable of withstanding the severest strain.


Quote: Decency requires that when a programme is approved by the majority, all should carry it out faithfully. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silver and gold UNK on brown wooden surface
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Decency requires that when a programme is approved by the majority, all should carry it out faithfully.


Quote: Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of grey ceramic woman's face with red rose figurine
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Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness.


Quote: Live simply that others may simply live. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of five children sitting on bench front of trees
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Live simply that others may simply live.


Quote: The British are weak in numbers, we are weak in spite of our numbers. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of purple and white butterfly on green leaf
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The British are weak in numbers, we are weak in spite of our numbers.


Quote: The British power is the overlord without whom Indian princes cannot breathe. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset grasslands
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The British power is the overlord without whom Indian princes cannot breathe.


Quote: Civil disobedience is the inherent right of a citizen. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of computer screen showing code
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Civil disobedience is the inherent right of a citizen.


Quote: We may attack systems. We must not attack men. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: We may attack systems. We must not attack men.printed in white text on seashore background

We may attack systems. We must not attack men.


Quote: Islam appeals to people because it appeals also to reason. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Islam appeals to people because it appeals also to reason.- white text on starry pic background

Islam appeals to people because it appeals also to reason.


Quote: The very word Islam means peace, which is nonviolence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of mountains with trees under white star at night
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The very word Islam means peace, which is nonviolence.


Quote: Equality of sexes does not mean equality of occupations. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of closeup photography of black and brown bird
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Equality of sexes does not mean equality of occupations.


Quote: An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of orange abstract painting
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An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.


Quote: If we are true servants of the masses, we would take pride in spinning for their sake. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman in striped shirt sitting on bed while writing
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If we are true servants of the masses, we would take pride in spinning for their sake.


Quote: Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of mountains covered with fog
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Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves.


Quote: A democratic organization has to dare to do the right at all costs. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: A democratic organization has to dare to do the right at all costs.- white text on starry pic background

A democratic organization has to dare to do the right at all costs.


Quote: When you make yourself into zero, your power becomes invincible. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of hand with red paint
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When you make yourself into zero, your power becomes invincible.


Quote: The snakes have their place in the agricultural economy of the village, but our villagers do not seem realize it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of brown hamster
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The snakes have their place in the agricultural economy of the village, but our villagers do not seem realize it.


Quote: Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of tabby cat touching person's palm
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Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself.


Quote: Hinduism loses its right to make a universal appeal if it closes its temples to Harijans. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Hinduism loses its right to make a universal appeal if it closes its temples to Harijans.- black text on quotes background

Hinduism loses its right to make a universal appeal if it closes its temples to Harijans.


Quote: Self-defense is the only honourable course where there is unreadiness for self-immolation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of MacBook Pro turned on
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Self-defense is the only honourable course where there is unreadiness for self-immolation.


Quote: Outward appearance is nothing to Him if it is not an expression of the inner. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white and brown long coated small dog on green textile
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Outward appearance is nothing to Him if it is not an expression of the inner.


Quote: If the lambs of the world had been willingly led, they would have long ago saved themselves from the butcher's knife. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man in blue jacket and blue pants carrying black and red backpack standing on snow covered
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If the lambs of the world had been willingly led, they would have long ago saved themselves from the butcher's knife.


Quote: You and I: we are one. I cannot hurt you without hurting myself. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset
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You and I: we are one. I cannot hurt you without hurting myself.


Quote: A perfect Muslim is he from whose tongue and hands mankind is safe. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown and white bird on tree branch
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A perfect Muslim is he from whose tongue and hands mankind is safe.


Quote: Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure. Not higher fortune, but deeper felicity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown leaf tree facing the lake
Photo Credit: Aaron Burden

Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure. Not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.


Quote: Purity of life is the highest and truest art. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Purity of life is the highest and truest art.- black text on quotes background

Purity of life is the highest and truest art.


Quote: The idol in the temple is not God. But since God resides in every atom, He resides in that idol too. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of assorted-color kittens
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The idol in the temple is not God. But since God resides in every atom, He resides in that idol too.


Quote: Without real nonviolence, there would be perfect anarchy. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset woman at beach
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Without real nonviolence, there would be perfect anarchy.


Quote: Punishment is God's. He alone is the infallible Judge. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Punishment is God's. He alone is the infallible Judge.printed in white text on seashore background

Punishment is God's. He alone is the infallible Judge.


Quote: It is easy to stand in the crowd, but it takes courage to stand alone. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man riding on boat on body of water
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It is easy to stand in the crowd, but it takes courage to stand alone.


Quote: That prince is acceptable to me who becomes a prince among his people's servants. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of person wearing cowboy hat during sunset
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That prince is acceptable to me who becomes a prince among his people's servants.


Quote: Yajna is not yajna if one feels it to be burdensome or annoying. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Yajna is not yajna if one feels it to be burdensome or annoying.- white text on starry pic background

Yajna is not yajna if one feels it to be burdensome or annoying.


Quote: No two leaves were alike, and yet there is no antagonism between them or between the branches on which they grow. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green ceramic mug beside book
Photo Credit: Aaron Burden

No two leaves were alike, and yet there is no antagonism between them or between the branches on which they grow.


Quote: God's ways are more than Man's arithmetic. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green leaf tree near mountain covered by snow at daytime
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God's ways are more than Man's arithmetic.


Quote: Jesus never uttered a loftier or a grander truth than when he said that wisdom cometh out of the mouths of babes. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green and white painted wall
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Jesus never uttered a loftier or a grander truth than when he said that wisdom cometh out of the mouths of babes.


Quote: Men to be men must be able to trust their womenfolk, even as the latter are compelled to trust them. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of mountains covered with fog
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Men to be men must be able to trust their womenfolk, even as the latter are compelled to trust them.


Quote: He who is ever brooding over result often loses nerve in the performance of his duty. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of golden retriever inside car
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He who is ever brooding over result often loses nerve in the performance of his duty.


Quote: A successful bloody revolution can only mean further misery for the masses. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and pink heart print textile
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

A successful bloody revolution can only mean further misery for the masses.


Quote: We are aware that the business of Swaraj will thrive only if the boycott of foreign cloth is successful. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of yellow petaled flower screenshot
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We are aware that the business of Swaraj will thrive only if the boycott of foreign cloth is successful.


Quote: Behaviour is the mirror in which we can display our image. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Behaviour is the mirror in which we can display our image.printed in white text on seashore background

Behaviour is the mirror in which we can display our image.


Quote: Compulsory obedience to a master is a state of slavery, willing obedience to one's father is the glory of son ship. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of plain
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Compulsory obedience to a master is a state of slavery, willing obedience to one's father is the glory of son ship.


Quote: Solitude is a catalyst for innovation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person holding pencil near laptop computer
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Solitude is a catalyst for innovation.


Quote: All sins are committed in secrecy. The moment we realize that God witnesses even our thoughts, we shall be free. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person in white long sleeve shirt and black pants
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All sins are committed in secrecy. The moment we realize that God witnesses even our thoughts, we shall be free.


Quote: Blaming the wolf would not help the sheep much. The sheep must learn not to fall in the clutches of the wolf. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Blaming the wolf would not help the sheep much. The sheep must learn not to fall in the clutches of the wolf.- black text on quotes background

Blaming the wolf would not help the sheep much. The sheep must learn not to fall in the clutches of the wolf.


Quote: Whoever is victor, there should be, after the war, a commonwealth of all nations. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of orange moon during nighttime
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Whoever is victor, there should be, after the war, a commonwealth of all nations.


Quote: At the moment the British Common-wealth is a Commonwealth of White nation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown rocky mountain under blue sky during daytime
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At the moment the British Common-wealth is a Commonwealth of White nation.


Quote: Democracy and dependence on the military and police are incompatible. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person sitting on black surface looking to sky
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Democracy and dependence on the military and police are incompatible.


Quote: What kind of victory is it when someone is left defeated? by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and white butterfly perched on purple flower in close up photography during daytime
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What kind of victory is it when someone is left defeated?

Longer Version/[Notes]:

What kind of victory is it when someone is left defeated? 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 and democracy. What is a war criminal? Was not war itself a crime against God and humanity, and, therefore, were not all those who sanctioned, engineered and conducted wars, war criminals? The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Non-cooperation with evil is a sacred duty.


Quote: Possession of arms implies an element of fear, if not of cowardice. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountains during starry night
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Possession of arms implies an element of fear, if not of cowardice.


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