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Quote: The test of friendship is assistance in adversity, and that, too, unconditional assistance. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hand while walking on bridge
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The test of friendship is assistance in adversity, and that, too, unconditional assistance.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The test of friendship is assistance in adversity, and that too, unconditional assistance, Co-operation which needs consideration is as a commercial contract and not friendship. Conditional co-operation is like adulterated cement which does not bind.


Quote: I would like to bury myself in an Indian village, preferably in a Frontier village. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of turned off MacBook Pro beside white ceramic mug filled with coffee
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I would like to bury myself in an Indian village, preferably in a Frontier village.


Quote: The future of India lies in its villages. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Eiffel tower during daytime
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The future of India lies in its villages.


Quote: Let the villages of the future live in our imagination, so that we might one day come to live in them! by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Let the villages of the future live in our imagination, so that we might one day come to live in them!


Quote: Strength of numbers is the delight of the timid. The Valiant in spirit glory in fighting alone. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of two women making peace sign near the Golden Gate bridge
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Strength of numbers is the delight of the timid. The Valiant in spirit glory in fighting alone.


Quote: Non-co-operation in itself is unnatural, vicious and sinful. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of two women walking on bridge during daytime
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Non-co-operation in itself is unnatural, vicious and sinful.


Quote: The world is changing every moment, and is therefore unreal. It has non permanent existence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown and white long coated small dog wearing eyeglasses on black laptop computer
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The world is changing every moment, and is therefore unreal. It has non permanent existence.


Quote: Surely Islam has nothing to fear from criticism even if it be unreasonable. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Surely Islam has nothing to fear from criticism even if it be unreasonable.- black text on quotes background

Surely Islam has nothing to fear from criticism even if it be unreasonable.


Quote: Few men are wantonly wicked. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Few men are wantonly wicked.- black text on quotes background

Few men are wantonly wicked.


Quote: Because no one sees the truth does not make it untrue. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hands in silhouette photography
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Because no one sees the truth does not make it untrue.


Quote: Non-co-operation is protest against an unwitting and unwilling participation in evil. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing
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Non-co-operation is protest against an unwitting and unwilling participation in evil.


Quote: A seeker of truth will never begin by discounting his opponent's statement as unworthy of trust. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red rose
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A seeker of truth will never begin by discounting his opponent's statement as unworthy of trust.


Quote: My soul refuses to be satisfied so long as it is a helpless witness of a single wrong or a single misery. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white and blue ice in water
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My soul refuses to be satisfied so long as it is a helpless witness of a single wrong or a single misery.


Quote: Cow protection is the gift of Hinduism to the world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Cow protection is the gift of Hinduism to the world.printed in white text on seashore background

Cow protection is the gift of Hinduism to the world.


Quote: My Hinduism must be a very poor thing if it cannot flourish even under the most adverse influence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of tiger swallowtail butterfly perched on yellow flower in close up photography during daytime
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My Hinduism must be a very poor thing if it cannot flourish even under the most adverse influence.


Quote: Truth is as hard as adamant and tender as a blossom. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Russian blue cat wearing yellow sunglasses
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Truth is as hard as adamant and tender as a blossom.


Quote: There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle.- white text on starry pic background

There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle.


Quote: Indeed, a civil resister offers resistance only when peace becomes impossible. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue weimariner
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Indeed, a civil resister offers resistance only when peace becomes impossible.


Quote: Civil disobedience is the only nonviolent escape from the soul-destroying heat of violence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white fox sitting on snow during daytime
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Civil disobedience is the only nonviolent escape from the soul-destroying heat of violence.


Quote: If you would swim on the bosom of the ocean of Truth, you must reduce yourself to a zero. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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If you would swim on the bosom of the ocean of Truth, you must reduce yourself to a zero.


Quote: For India to enter into the race for armaments is to court suicide. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

For India to enter into the race for armaments is to court suicide.


Quote: Peace through superior violence inevitably leads to the atom bomb and all that it stands for. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of two women making peace sign near the Golden Gate bridge
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Peace through superior violence inevitably leads to the atom bomb and all that it stands for.


Quote: If we all discharge our duties, rights will not be far to seek. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of yellow and white balloons on orange surface
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If we all discharge our duties, rights will not be far to seek.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

If we all discharge our duties, rights will not be far to seek. If leaving duties unperformed we run after rights, they will escape us like a will-o'-the-wisp.


Quote: Complete independence does not mean arrogant isolation or a superior disdain for all help. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Complete independence does not mean arrogant isolation or a superior disdain for all help.


Quote: Prayer can come in only when fasting has done its work. It can make fasting easy and bearable. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Prayer can come in only when fasting has done its work. It can make fasting easy and bearable.printed in white text on seashore background

Prayer can come in only when fasting has done its work. It can make fasting easy and bearable.


Quote: No displeasure, even of the dearest friends, can put me off the duty I see clearly in front of me. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: No displeasure, even of the dearest friends, can put me off the duty I see clearly in front of me.- white text on starry pic background

No displeasure, even of the dearest friends, can put me off the duty I see clearly in front of me.


Quote: The State is the sum total of the sacrifice, on its behalf, of its members. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset with rainbow
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The State is the sum total of the sacrifice, on its behalf, of its members.


Quote: A man of faith does not bargain or stipulate with God. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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A man of faith does not bargain or stipulate with God.


Quote: I literally believe in the possibility of a Sudhanva smiling away whilst he was being drowned in boiling oil. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue and white butterfly perched on white flower in close up photography during daytime
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I literally believe in the possibility of a Sudhanva smiling away whilst he was being drowned in boiling oil.


Quote: I claim to be no more than an average man with below average capabilities. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of desert grassland
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I claim to be no more than an average man with below average capabilities.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

I claim to be no more than the average person with less than average ability. I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith.


Quote: Our nonviolence vis-а-vis the British Government has been the nonviolence of the weak. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Our nonviolence vis-а-vis the British Government has been the nonviolence of the weak.printed in white text on seashore background

Our nonviolence vis-а-vis the British Government has been the nonviolence of the weak.


Quote: The man who coerces another not to eat fish commits more violence than he who eats it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hand while walking on bridge
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The man who coerces another not to eat fish commits more violence than he who eats it.


Quote: But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white and blue floral textile
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But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.


Quote: Truth, which is permanent, eludes the historian of events. Truth transcends history. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of kneeling man
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Truth, which is permanent, eludes the historian of events. Truth transcends history.


Quote: A life without vows is like a ship without an anchor or like an edifice that is built on sand instead of a solid rock. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of grey hlalway
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A life without vows is like a ship without an anchor or like an edifice that is built on sand instead of a solid rock.


Quote: Swaraj for me means freedom for the meanest of countrymen. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Swaraj for me means freedom for the meanest of countrymen.


Quote: My personal religion enables me to serve my countrymen without hurting the English or, for that matter, anybody else. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman standing in green field
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My personal religion enables me to serve my countrymen without hurting the English or, for that matter, anybody else.


Quote: I can no more preach nonviolence to a cowardly man than I can tempt a blind man to enjoy healthy scenes. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white and blue ice in water
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I can no more preach nonviolence to a cowardly man than I can tempt a blind man to enjoy healthy scenes.


Quote: Let us fear God and we shall cease to fear man. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Let us fear God and we shall cease to fear man.printed in white text on seashore background

Let us fear God and we shall cease to fear man.


Quote: Moral restrictions tend to become lax in a foreign country, since the fear of social opinion disappears. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue sky with white clouds
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Moral restrictions tend to become lax in a foreign country, since the fear of social opinion disappears.


Quote: Swaraj is our birthright. No one can deprive us of it unless we forfeit it ourselves. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of person wearing cowboy hat during sunset
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Swaraj is our birthright. No one can deprive us of it unless we forfeit it ourselves.


Quote: The chains of a slave are broken the moment he considers himself a free man. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown rocky mountain under blue sky during daytime
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The chains of a slave are broken the moment he considers himself a free man.


Quote: My attitude towards the British is one of utter friendliness and respect. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown Scottish fold in brown thick-pile blanket
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My attitude towards the British is one of utter friendliness and respect.


Quote: I am not built for academic writings. Action is my domain. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: I am not built for academic writings. Action is my domain.- white text on starry pic background

I am not built for academic writings. Action is my domain.


Quote: Healthy and nourishing food was the only alpha and omega of rural economy. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown Scottish fold in brown thick-pile blanket
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Healthy and nourishing food was the only alpha and omega of rural economy.


Quote: Love in the sense of ahimsa has only a limited number of votaries in the world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Rialto Bridge, Venice Italy
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Love in the sense of ahimsa has only a limited number of votaries in the world.


Quote: A votary of ahimsa must cultivate the habit of unremitting toil, sleepless vigilance, ceaseless self-control. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red tulips
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A votary of ahimsa must cultivate the habit of unremitting toil, sleepless vigilance, ceaseless self-control.


Quote: The scriptures of Christians, Mussalmans and Hindus are all replete with the teaching of ahimsa. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white butterfly resting on cat's nose
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The scriptures of Christians, Mussalmans and Hindus are all replete with the teaching of ahimsa.


Quote: What is it but my ahimsa that draws thousands of women to me in fearless confidence? by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: What is it but my ahimsa that draws thousands of women to me in fearless confidence?- white text on starry pic background

What is it but my ahimsa that draws thousands of women to me in fearless confidence?


Quote: Ahimsa was preached to man when he was in full vigor of life and able to look his adversaries straight in the face. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black dragonfly perched on green grass in close up photography during daytime
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Ahimsa was preached to man when he was in full vigor of life and able to look his adversaries straight in the face.


Ahimsa is the strongest force known.


Quote: Woman is more fitted than man to make explorations and take bolder action in ahimsa. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Woman is more fitted than man to make explorations and take bolder action in ahimsa.printed in white text on seashore background

Woman is more fitted than man to make explorations and take bolder action in ahimsa.


Quote: Ahimsa and love are one and the same thing. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man in black suit jacket and woman in blue dress kissing during daytime
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Ahimsa and love are one and the same thing.


Quote: Truth and ahimsa will never be destroyed. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset with agave stem
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Truth and ahimsa will never be destroyed.


Quote: Ahimsa must be placed before everything else while it is professed. Then alone it becomes irresistible. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of closeup photo of bird beside purple petal flowers
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Ahimsa must be placed before everything else while it is professed. Then alone it becomes irresistible.


Quote: Means to be means must always be within our reach, and so ahimsa is our supreme duty. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of close-up photography of heart shaped fairy lite on brown sand
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Means to be means must always be within our reach, and so ahimsa is our supreme duty.


Quote: Ahimsa is not a matter of mere dietetics: it transcends it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset
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Ahimsa is not a matter of mere dietetics: it transcends it.


Quote: The way to truth lies through ahimsa (nonviolence). by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown rocky mountain under blue sky during daytime
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The way to truth lies through ahimsa (nonviolence).


Quote: Ahimsa is a science. The word 'failure' has no place in the vocabulary of science. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Rialto Bridge, Venice Italy
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Ahimsa is a science. The word 'failure' has no place in the vocabulary of science.


Quote: It is against the spirit of ahimsa to overawe even one person into submission. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountains under blue sky during daytime
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It is against the spirit of ahimsa to overawe even one person into submission.


Quote: Ahimsa is my God, and Truth is my God. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown and white long coated small dog lying on green grass
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Ahimsa is my God, and Truth is my God.


Quote: Love and ahimsa are matchless in their effect. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of dog looking upward
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Love and ahimsa are matchless in their effect.


Quote: No man has ever been able to describe God fully. The same holds true of ahimsa. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white clouds and blue sky
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No man has ever been able to describe God fully. The same holds true of ahimsa.


Quote: Ahimsa and Truth are my two lungs. I cannot live without them. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown short coated dog lying on floor
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Ahimsa and Truth are my two lungs. I cannot live without them.


Quote: For me the only certain means of knowing God is nonviolence, ahimsa, love. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of multicolored heart LED light on wall
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For me the only certain means of knowing God is nonviolence, ahimsa, love.


Quote: The spinning wheel is as much a necessity of Indian life as air and water. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The spinning wheel is as much a necessity of Indian life as air and water.printed in white text on seashore background

The spinning wheel is as much a necessity of Indian life as air and water.


Quote: Marriage is not an act of services. It is a comfort man or woman seeks for himself or herself. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white butterfly resting on cat's nose
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Marriage is not an act of services. It is a comfort man or woman seeks for himself or herself.


Quote: We cannot, in a moment, get rid of habits of a lifetime. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: We cannot, in a moment, get rid of habits of a lifetime.- black text on quotes background

We cannot, in a moment, get rid of habits of a lifetime.


Quote: The true battlefield is within. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman with sword
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The true battlefield is within.


Quote: Your character must be above suspicion and you must be truthful and self-controlled. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of low angle photograph of man and woman kissing
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Your character must be above suspicion and you must be truthful and self-controlled.


Quote: Cowardice is not a sign of belief in God. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of boat docked near house
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Cowardice is not a sign of belief in God.


Quote: This belief in God has to be based on faith which transcends reason. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: This belief in God has to be based on faith which transcends reason.printed in white text on seashore background

This belief in God has to be based on faith which transcends reason.


Quote: I do not want to live at the cost of the life even of a snake. I should let him bite me to death rather than kill him. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of grey hlalway
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I do not want to live at the cost of the life even of a snake. I should let him bite me to death rather than kill him.


Quote: I had learnt at the onset not to carry on public work with borrowed money. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hands in grayscale photography
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I had learnt at the onset not to carry on public work with borrowed money.


Quote: Englishmen must learn to be Brahmins, not banias. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Englishmen must learn to be Brahmins, not banias.


Quote: Christianity in India is inextricably mixed up for the last hundred and fifty years with the British rule. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of close up shot of white flower
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Christianity in India is inextricably mixed up for the last hundred and fifty years with the British rule.


Quote: We must break through the provincial crust if we are to reach the core of all-India nationalism. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man playing soccer during daytime
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We must break through the provincial crust if we are to reach the core of all-India nationalism.


Quote: Through realization of freedom of India, I hope to realize and carry on the mission of brotherhood of man. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of litter of dogs
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Through realization of freedom of India, I hope to realize and carry on the mission of brotherhood of man.


Quote: If everybody lives by the sweat of his brow, the earth will become a paradise. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

If everybody lives by the sweat of his brow, the earth will become a paradise.


Quote: I love Christianity, Islam and many other faiths -- through Hinduism. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: I love Christianity, Islam and many other faiths -- through Hinduism.printed in white text on seashore background

I love Christianity, Islam and many other faiths -- through Hinduism.


Quote: Conversion without a clean heart is a denial of God and religion. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black bird flying under white clouds during daytime
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Conversion without a clean heart is a denial of God and religion.


Quote: Schools and colleges are really a factory for turning out clerks for the Government. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink heart art
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Schools and colleges are really a factory for turning out clerks for the Government.


Quote: Religion is not like a house or a cloak which can be changed at will. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown tree on surrounded by brown grass during golden hour
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Religion is not like a house or a cloak which can be changed at will.


Quote: To retaliate against the relatives of the co-religionists of the wrong-doer is a cowardly act. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of shallow focus photo of white rose
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To retaliate against the relatives of the co-religionists of the wrong-doer is a cowardly act.


Quote: I look upon air-power for destruction as a terrible crime against humanity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: I look upon air-power for destruction as a terrible crime against humanity.- black text on quotes background

I look upon air-power for destruction as a terrible crime against humanity.


Quote: Women are special custodians of all that is pure and religious in life. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white tulips in white background
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Women are special custodians of all that is pure and religious in life.


Quote: Unity among the different races and the different religions of India is indispensable to the birth of national life. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white brown and black cat on brown dried leaves
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Unity among the different races and the different religions of India is indispensable to the birth of national life.


Religions are different roads converging to the same point.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Religions are different roads converging on the same point. What does it matter that we take different roads so long as we reach the same goal? I believe that all religions of the world are true more or less. I say "more or less" because I believe that everything the human hand touches, by reason of the very fact that human beings are imperfect, becomes imperfect.


Quote: Khadi mentality means decentralization of the production and distribution of the necessaries of life. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of orange tabby cat on black background
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Khadi mentality means decentralization of the production and distribution of the necessaries of life.


Quote: The Charkha is the symbol of sacrifice, and sacrifice is essential for the establishment of the image of the deity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The Charkha is the symbol of sacrifice, and sacrifice is essential for the establishment of the image of the deity.


Quote: If I arrogate to myself the exclusive title of being in the right, I usurp the function of the Deity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of smiling woman
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If I arrogate to myself the exclusive title of being in the right, I usurp the function of the Deity.


Quote: My nonviolence does not admit of running away from danger and leaving the dear ones unprotected. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: My nonviolence does not admit of running away from danger and leaving the dear ones unprotected.- white text on starry pic background

My nonviolence does not admit of running away from danger and leaving the dear ones unprotected.


Quote: This feeling of helplessness in us has arisen from our deliberate dismissal of God from our common affairs. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red flowers under the blue sky
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This feeling of helplessness in us has arisen from our deliberate dismissal of God from our common affairs.


Quote: What is equality of rights between a giant and a dwarf? by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Russian blue cat wearing yellow sunglasses
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What is equality of rights between a giant and a dwarf?


Quote: Economic equality of my conception does not mean that every one will literally have the same amount. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white and black cat on green grass field
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Economic equality of my conception does not mean that every one will literally have the same amount.


Quote: God is the hardest taskmaster I have known on this earth and He tries you through and through. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue rose with water droplet
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God is the hardest taskmaster I have known on this earth and He tries you through and through.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

God is the hardest taskmaster I have known on this earth, and he tries you through and through. And when you find that your faith is failing or your body is failing you, and you are sinking, he comes to your assistance somehow or other and proves to you that you must not lose your faith and that he is always at your beck and call, but on his terms, not on your terms. So I have found. I cannot really recall a single instance when, at the eleventh hour, he has forsaken me.


Quote: Nonviolence is not an easy thing to understand, still less to practice, weak as we are. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red heart wall décor
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Nonviolence is not an easy thing to understand, still less to practice, weak as we are.


Quote: All big things are made up of trifles. My entire life has been built on trifles. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunflower field during daytime
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All big things are made up of trifles. My entire life has been built on trifles.


Quote: For a non-violent person the whole world is one family. He will thus fear none, nor will others fear him. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: For a non-violent person the whole world is one family. He will thus fear none, nor will others fear him.- black text on quotes background

For a non-violent person the whole world is one family. He will thus fear none, nor will others fear him.


Quote: You may think your actions are meaningless and that they won't help, but that is no excuse, you must still act. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of kitten lying down on bed
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You may think your actions are meaningless and that they won't help, but that is no excuse, you must still act.


Quote: It is possible to reason out the existence of God to a limited extent. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: It is possible to reason out the existence of God to a limited extent.- white text on starry pic background

It is possible to reason out the existence of God to a limited extent.


Quote: Ahimsa is no mere theory with me, but it is a fact of life based on extensive experience. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Ahimsa is no mere theory with me, but it is a fact of life based on extensive experience.


Quote: The khadi spirit means fellow-feeling with every human being on earth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white tulips in white background
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The khadi spirit means fellow-feeling with every human being on earth.


Quote: The sanyasa of the Gita will not tolerate complete cessation of activity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of monarch butterfly perched on pink flower in close up photography during daytime
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The sanyasa of the Gita will not tolerate complete cessation of activity.


Quote: A literal interpretation of the Gita lands one in a sea of contradictions. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of aerial photo of foggy mountains
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A literal interpretation of the Gita lands one in a sea of contradictions.


Quote: The sanyasa of the Gita is all work and yet no work. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown wooden heart shaped figurine
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The sanyasa of the Gita is all work and yet no work.


Quote: The Gita is not only my Bible and my Koran, it is more than that, it is my mother. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of low-angle photo of white daisy
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The Gita is not only my Bible and my Koran, it is more than that, it is my mother.


Quote: The Bible is as much a book of religion with me as the Gita and the Koran. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The Bible is as much a book of religion with me as the Gita and the Koran.


Quote: The Gita is not for those who have no faith. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of A stack of thick folders on a white surface
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The Gita is not for those who have no faith.


Quote: There is only one God for us all, whether we find him through the Koran, the Zend-Avesta, The Tolmud, or the Gita. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green trees under white sky during daytime
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There is only one God for us all, whether we find him through the Koran, the Zend-Avesta, The Tolmud, or the Gita.


Quote: When a man fasts, it is not the gallons of water he drinks that sustains him, but God. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of gray and black laptop computer on surface
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When a man fasts, it is not the gallons of water he drinks that sustains him, but God.


Quote: God answers prayer in His own way, not ours. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person holding 1 us dollar bill
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God answers prayer in His own way, not ours.


Quote: God has blessed me with the mission to place nonviolence before the nation for adoption. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: God has blessed me with the mission to place nonviolence before the nation for adoption.- black text on quotes background

God has blessed me with the mission to place nonviolence before the nation for adoption.


Quote: Man alone is made in the image of God. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of dirt road to sunset
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Man alone is made in the image of God.


Quote: I know that I can never be alone as God is there with me. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of road between yellow leaf trees at daytime
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I know that I can never be alone as God is there with me.


Quote: Man should earnestly desire the well -- being of all God's creations and pray that we may have the strength to do so. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and white bird on seashore
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Man should earnestly desire the well -- being of all God's creations and pray that we may have the strength to do so.


Quote: Mine is not a religion of the prison-house. It has room for the least among God's creation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of leafless tree on snow covered ground
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Mine is not a religion of the prison-house. It has room for the least among God's creation.


Quote: My Gita tells me that evil can never result from a good action. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of liquor pouring on clear shot glass
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My Gita tells me that evil can never result from a good action.


Quote: God's grace and revelation are the monopoly of no race or nation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of yellow Labrador puppy running on field
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God's grace and revelation are the monopoly of no race or nation.


Quote: He who would in his own person test the fact of God's presence can do so by a living faith. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of kneeling man
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He who would in his own person test the fact of God's presence can do so by a living faith.


Quote: Nonviolence requires great patience. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Nonviolence requires great patience.printed in white text on seashore background

Nonviolence requires great patience.


Quote: Nonviolence has come among men and it will live. It is the harbinger of the peace of the world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of purple petaled flower
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Nonviolence has come among men and it will live. It is the harbinger of the peace of the world.


Quote: The Gita is not an aphoristic work, it is a great religious poem. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of flat lay photography teacup on top of saucer
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The Gita is not an aphoristic work, it is a great religious poem.


Quote: Violence becomes imperative when an attempt is made to assert rights without any reference to duties. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink tulips on gray wooden surface
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Violence becomes imperative when an attempt is made to assert rights without any reference to duties.


Quote: Faith is like the Himalaya mountains which cannot possibly change. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of yellow bee beside purple petaled flower during daytime
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Faith is like the Himalaya mountains which cannot possibly change.


Quote: It was through the Hindu religion that I learnt to respect Christianity and Islam. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of couple hugging wallpaper
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It was through the Hindu religion that I learnt to respect Christianity and Islam.


Quote: I have no other wish in this world but to find light and joy and peace through Hinduism. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

I have no other wish in this world but to find light and joy and peace through Hinduism.


Quote: If you have faith in the cause and the means and in God, the hot sun will be cool for you. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: If you have faith in the cause and the means and in God, the hot sun will be cool for you.- white text on starry pic background

If you have faith in the cause and the means and in God, the hot sun will be cool for you.


Quote: I learnt from Hussein how to achieve victory while being oppressed. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red tulip flowers under calm blue sky
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I learnt from Hussein how to achieve victory while being oppressed.


Quote: Democracy is an impossible thing until the power is shared by all, but let not democracy degenerate into mobocracy. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black fishes
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Democracy is an impossible thing until the power is shared by all, but let not democracy degenerate into mobocracy.


Quote: No country can become a nation by producing a race of imitators. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of man looking towards left
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No country can become a nation by producing a race of imitators.


Quote: I believe in God, not as a theory but as a fact more real than life itself. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of water color palette on white surface
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I believe in God, not as a theory but as a fact more real than life itself.


Quote: Breach of promise is no less an act of insolvency than a refusal to pay one's debt. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white rose enclosed photograph
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Breach of promise is no less an act of insolvency than a refusal to pay one's debt.


Quote: What is faith if it is not translated into action? by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink rose in close up photography
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What is faith if it is not translated into action?


Quote: They might kill me but they cannot kill Gandhism. If truth can be killed, Gandhism can be killed. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of gray concrete surface
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They might kill me but they cannot kill Gandhism. If truth can be killed, Gandhism can be killed.


Quote: The thing about you Christians, is that you are so unlike your Christ. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man in black and white striped shirt sitting on brown rock during daytime
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The thing about you Christians, is that you are so unlike your Christ.


Quote: Live each day as if it were your last. Learn as if you would live forever. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red rose illustration
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Live each day as if it were your last. Learn as if you would live forever.


Quote: The whole existence of man is a ceaseless duel between the forces of life and death. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink tulip flower
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The whole existence of man is a ceaseless duel between the forces of life and death.


Quote: My only sanction is the love and affection in which you hold me. But it has its weaknesses, as it has its strengths. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red tulips
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My only sanction is the love and affection in which you hold me. But it has its weaknesses, as it has its strengths.


Quote: If love wasn't the law of life, life would not have persisted in the midst of death. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green trees under white sky during daytime
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If love wasn't the law of life, life would not have persisted in the midst of death.


Quote: When nonviolence is accepted as the law of life, it must pervade the whole being and not be applied to isolated acts. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and white bird on seashore
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When nonviolence is accepted as the law of life, it must pervade the whole being and not be applied to isolated acts.


Quote: Woman is, by habit or nature, queen of the household. She is not designed to organize on a large scale. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silver and gold UNK on brown wooden surface
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Woman is, by habit or nature, queen of the household. She is not designed to organize on a large scale.


Quote: The real love is to love them that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of landscape photography of waves and clouds
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The real love is to love them that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him.


Quote: Do not concentrate on showing the misdeeds of the government, for we have to convert and befriend those who run it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of forest trees photograph
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Do not concentrate on showing the misdeeds of the government, for we have to convert and befriend those who run it.


Quote: Languages proclaim that woman is half of man, and by parity of reasoning, man is half of woman. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Languages proclaim that woman is half of man, and by parity of reasoning, man is half of woman.printed in white text on seashore background

Languages proclaim that woman is half of man, and by parity of reasoning, man is half of woman.


Quote: If you want to play your part in the world's affairs, you must refuse to deck yourselves for pleasing man. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown hedgehog
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If you want to play your part in the world's affairs, you must refuse to deck yourselves for pleasing man.


Quote: A genuine fast cleanses the body, mind and soul. It crucifies the flesh and to that extent sets the soul free. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of lion on green grass during golden hour
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A genuine fast cleanses the body, mind and soul. It crucifies the flesh and to that extent sets the soul free.


Quote: Useful manual labour, intelligently performed, is the means par excellence for developing the intellect. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green and white bird on black wire during daytime
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Useful manual labour, intelligently performed, is the means par excellence for developing the intellect.


Quote: This belief in the necessity of English training has enslaved us. It has unfitted us for true national service. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

This belief in the necessity of English training has enslaved us. It has unfitted us for true national service.


Quote: God has a thousand names, or rather He is Nameless. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of closeup photography of black and brown bird
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God has a thousand names, or rather He is Nameless.


Quote: If you think the world is all wrong, remember that it contains people like you. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person reaching black heart cutout paper
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If you think the world is all wrong, remember that it contains people like you.


Quote: The first principal of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of two white flowers
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The first principal of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.


Quote: When you practice a life of non-violence you no longer need seek the truth, the truth finds you. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: When you practice a life of non-violence you no longer need seek the truth, the truth finds you.printed in white text on seashore background

When you practice a life of non-violence you no longer need seek the truth, the truth finds you.


Quote: That which looks for mercy from an opponent is not non-violence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: That which looks for mercy from an opponent is not non-violence.- black text on quotes background

That which looks for mercy from an opponent is not non-violence.


Quote: Non-violence ... is the only thing that the atom bomb cannot destroy. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Non-violence ... is the only thing that the atom bomb cannot destroy.- black text on quotes background

Non-violence ... is the only thing that the atom bomb cannot destroy.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Non-violence ... is the only thing that the atom bomb cannot destroy. I did not move a muscle when I first heard that the atom bomb had wiped out Hiroshima. On the contrary, I said to myself, Unless now the world adopts non-violence, it will spell certain suicide for mankind.


Quote: We must treat arrest as the normal condition of the life of a non-co-operator. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown Scottish fold in brown thick-pile blanket
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We must treat arrest as the normal condition of the life of a non-co-operator.


Quote: What is a man if he is not a thief who openly charges as much as he can for the goods he sells? by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman in black jacket standing near window
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What is a man if he is not a thief who openly charges as much as he can for the goods he sells?


Quote: History has no record of a nation having adopted nonviolent resistance. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and white window illustration
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History has no record of a nation having adopted nonviolent resistance.


Quote: Prayer is the only means of bringing about orderliness and peace and repose in our daily acts. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
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Prayer is the only means of bringing about orderliness and peace and repose in our daily acts.


Quote: If you approached people with trust and affection you would have ten-fold trust and thousand-fold. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of shallow focus photo of white rose
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If you approached people with trust and affection you would have ten-fold trust and thousand-fold.


Quote: Salvation of the Gita is perfect peace. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green leaf tree near mountain covered by snow at daytime
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Salvation of the Gita is perfect peace.


Quote: A prayerful study and experience are essential for a correct interpretation of the scriptures. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man sitting on concrete brick with opened laptop on his lap
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A prayerful study and experience are essential for a correct interpretation of the scriptures.


Quote: Religion is entirely a personal matter. Each one could approach his Creator as he liked. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of three pink tulip flowers
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Religion is entirely a personal matter. Each one could approach his Creator as he liked.


Quote: Power is of two kinds: one is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white butterfly resting on cat's nose
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Power is of two kinds: one is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment.


Quote: The knowledge of the omnipresence of God also means respect for the lives even of those who may be called opponents. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The knowledge of the omnipresence of God also means respect for the lives even of those who may be called opponents.- black text on quotes background

The knowledge of the omnipresence of God also means respect for the lives even of those who may be called opponents.


Quote: Prayer is an impossibility without a living faith in the presence of God within. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Prayer is an impossibility without a living faith in the presence of God within.


Quote: Violence will prevail over violence, only when someone can prove to me that darkness can be dispelled by darkness. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of couple portrait wallpaper
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Violence will prevail over violence, only when someone can prove to me that darkness can be dispelled by darkness.


Quote: Rama, Allah and God are to me convertible terms. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Rama, Allah and God are to me convertible terms.printed in white text on seashore background

Rama, Allah and God are to me convertible terms.


Quote: Hinduism would not have been much of a religion if Rama had not steeled his heart against every temptation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of butterfly perched on flower
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Hinduism would not have been much of a religion if Rama had not steeled his heart against every temptation.


Quote: For me, Rama and Rahim are one and the same deity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white cat on white textile
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For me, Rama and Rahim are one and the same deity.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

For me, Rama and Rahim are one and the same deity. I acknowledge no other God but the one God of truth and righteousness.


Quote: Rama was not only on the lips of Hanuman. He was enthroned in his heart. He gave Hanuman exhaustless strength. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of single pink tulip wallpaper
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Rama was not only on the lips of Hanuman. He was enthroned in his heart. He gave Hanuman exhaustless strength.


Quote: Nobody in this world possesses absolute truth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Nobody in this world possesses absolute truth.- black text on quotes background

Nobody in this world possesses absolute truth.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Nobody in this world possesses absolute truth. This is God's attribute alone. Relative truth is all we know. Therefore, we can only follow the truth as we see it. Such pursuit of truth cannot lead anyone astray.


Quote: Breach of promise is a base surrender of truth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person holding silver iPhone 6
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Breach of promise is a base surrender of truth.


Quote: Like the watch, the heart needs the winding of purity, or the Dweller ceases to speak. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman looking up to the sky while standing on white sand
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Like the watch, the heart needs the winding of purity, or the Dweller ceases to speak.


Quote: Temple going is for the purification of the soul. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red blue yellow and red paint
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Temple going is for the purification of the soul.


Quote: Purification is never for the selfishly idle, it accrues only to the selflessly industrious. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of three person looking stars and milky way
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Purification is never for the selfishly idle, it accrues only to the selflessly industrious.


Quote: Civil disobedience can only lead to strength and purity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of The Muppets Kermit plush toy on gray sofa
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Civil disobedience can only lead to strength and purity.


Quote: Pure motives can never justify impure or violent action. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Pure motives can never justify impure or violent action.- black text on quotes background

Pure motives can never justify impure or violent action.


Quote: To a pure heart all hearts are pure. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of milky way above body of water
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To a pure heart all hearts are pure.


Quote: The practice of truth and nonviolence melted religious differences, and we learnt to see beauty in each religion. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink flowers in vase
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The practice of truth and nonviolence melted religious differences, and we learnt to see beauty in each religion.


Quote: I believe that religious education must be the sole concern of religious associations. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of bonfire in forest
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I believe that religious education must be the sole concern of religious associations.


Quote: Religious truth, or for that matter any truth, requires a calm and meditative atmosphere for its percolation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Religious truth, or for that matter any truth, requires a calm and meditative atmosphere for its percolation.- white text on starry pic background

Religious truth, or for that matter any truth, requires a calm and meditative atmosphere for its percolation.


Quote: Nonviolent defence presupposes recklessness about one's life and property. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing on grass field during daytime
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Nonviolent defence presupposes recklessness about one's life and property.


Quote: The best politics is right action. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset
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The best politics is right action.


Quote: Hand-spinning is designed to put millions of rupees in the hands of the poor villagers. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset highway
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Hand-spinning is designed to put millions of rupees in the hands of the poor villagers.


Quote: The present war is the saturation point in violence. It spells, to my mind, also its doom. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of two women making peace sign near the Golden Gate bridge
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The present war is the saturation point in violence. It spells, to my mind, also its doom.


Quote: A genuine satyagraha should never excite contempt in the opponent even when it fails to command regard or respect. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: A genuine satyagraha should never excite contempt in the opponent even when it fails to command regard or respect.- black text on quotes background

A genuine satyagraha should never excite contempt in the opponent even when it fails to command regard or respect.


Quote: Satyagraha does not begin and end with civil disobedience. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white wooden hut during daytime
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Satyagraha does not begin and end with civil disobedience.


Quote: Since satyagraha is a method of conversion and conviction, it seeks never to use the slightest coercion. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink rose in bloom close up photo
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Since satyagraha is a method of conversion and conviction, it seeks never to use the slightest coercion.


Quote: A satyagrahi has infinite patience, abundant faith in others, and ample hope. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of orange moon during nighttime
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A satyagrahi has infinite patience, abundant faith in others, and ample hope.


Quote: Undoubtedly, prayer requires a living faith in God. Successful satyagraha is inconceivable without that faith. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of adult chocolate Labrador retriever
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Undoubtedly, prayer requires a living faith in God. Successful satyagraha is inconceivable without that faith.


Quote: Satyagraha is a purely spiritual weapon. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of gray and white bird on red and yellow leaves
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Satyagraha is a purely spiritual weapon.


Quote: A satyagrahi, whilst he is ever ready to fight, must be equally eager for peace. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of high-angle photography of mountain at sunset
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A satyagrahi, whilst he is ever ready to fight, must be equally eager for peace.


Quote: A satyagrahi exhausts all other means before he resorts to satyagraha. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: A satyagrahi exhausts all other means before he resorts to satyagraha.printed in white text on seashore background

A satyagrahi exhausts all other means before he resorts to satyagraha.


Quote: Satyagraha as conceived by me is a science in the making. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset woman at beach
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Satyagraha as conceived by me is a science in the making.


Quote: Satyagraha has been designed as an effective substitute for violence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Satyagraha has been designed as an effective substitute for violence.- black text on quotes background

Satyagraha has been designed as an effective substitute for violence.


Quote: Fasting is futile unless it is accompanied by an incessant longing for self-restraint. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Fasting is futile unless it is accompanied by an incessant longing for self-restraint.


Quote: Birth-control through self-restraint is the most desirable, sensible and totally harmless method. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and white papilio butterfly
Photo Credit: Boris Smokrovic

Birth-control through self-restraint is the most desirable, sensible and totally harmless method.


Quote: Satyagraha is a relentless search for truth and a determination to search truth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of gray elephant
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Satyagraha is a relentless search for truth and a determination to search truth.


Quote: Satyagraha is search for Truth, and God is Truth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and silver laptop computer
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Satyagraha is search for Truth, and God is Truth.


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