Truth never damages a cause that is just.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.
The good man is the friend of all living things.
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Love transcends all animosity and is never partial.
The Law of Love, call it attraction, affinity, cohesion if you like, governs the world.
Cowardice is incompatible with divine wisdom.
Love is the law of life.
True beauty lies in purity of the heart.
Wherever you are you will always be in my heart.
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
A man of truth must also be a man of care.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Speak only if it improves upon the silence.
My life is my message.
To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.
Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.
May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition.
Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind.
Morality is contraband in war.
There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God.
Each one prays to God according to his own light.
I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.
But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.
Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.
I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party.
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
Freedom from all attachment is the realization of God as Truth.
Your words become your actions, your actions become your habits.
Decency requires that when a programme is approved by the majority, all should carry it out faithfully.
Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness.
Live simply that others may simply live.
The British are weak in numbers, we are weak in spite of our numbers.
The British power is the overlord without whom Indian princes cannot breathe.
Civil disobedience is the inherent right of a citizen.
The very word Islam means peace, which is nonviolence.
Equality of sexes does not mean equality of occupations.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
If we are true servants of the masses, we would take pride in spinning for their sake.
Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves.
When you make yourself into zero, your power becomes invincible.
The snakes have their place in the agricultural economy of the village, but our villagers do not seem realize it.
Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself.
Self-defense is the only honourable course where there is unreadiness for self-immolation.
Outward appearance is nothing to Him if it is not an expression of the inner.
If the lambs of the world had been willingly led, they would have long ago saved themselves from the butcher's knife.
You and I: we are one. I cannot hurt you without hurting myself.
A perfect Muslim is he from whose tongue and hands mankind is safe.
Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure. Not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.
The idol in the temple is not God. But since God resides in every atom, He resides in that idol too.
Without real nonviolence, there would be perfect anarchy.
It is easy to stand in the crowd, but it takes courage to stand alone.
That prince is acceptable to me who becomes a prince among his people's servants.
No two leaves were alike, and yet there is no antagonism between them or between the branches on which they grow.
God's ways are more than Man's arithmetic.
Jesus never uttered a loftier or a grander truth than when he said that wisdom cometh out of the mouths of babes.
Men to be men must be able to trust their womenfolk, even as the latter are compelled to trust them.
He who is ever brooding over result often loses nerve in the performance of his duty.
A successful bloody revolution can only mean further misery for the masses.
We are aware that the business of Swaraj will thrive only if the boycott of foreign cloth is successful.
Compulsory obedience to a master is a state of slavery, willing obedience to one's father is the glory of son ship.
Solitude is a catalyst for innovation.
All sins are committed in secrecy. The moment we realize that God witnesses even our thoughts, we shall be free.
Blaming the wolf would not help the sheep much. The sheep must learn not to fall in the clutches of the wolf.
Whoever is victor, there should be, after the war, a commonwealth of all nations.
At the moment the British Common-wealth is a Commonwealth of White nation.
Democracy and dependence on the military and police are incompatible.
What kind of victory is it when someone is left defeated?
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.
Possession of arms implies an element of fear, if not of cowardice.
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