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Quote: Non-co-operators will make a serious mistake if they seek to convert people to their creed by violence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Non-co-operators will make a serious mistake if they seek to convert people to their creed by violence.- white text on starry pic background

Non-co-operators will make a serious mistake if they seek to convert people to their creed by violence.


Quote: Freedom and slavery are mental states. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of orange tabby cat on black textile
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Freedom and slavery are mental states.


Quote: Free, open love I have looked upon as dog's love. Secret love is, besides, cowardly. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of person wearing cowboy hat during sunset
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Free, open love I have looked upon as dog's love. Secret love is, besides, cowardly.


Quote: Anything that exists is possible. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Anything that exists is possible.


Quote: What senseless violence does is to prolong the lease of life of the British or foreign rule. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman facing backward while woman's head on man's shoulder on tip of hill
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What senseless violence does is to prolong the lease of life of the British or foreign rule.


Quote: Education in the understanding of citizenship is a short-term affair if we are honest and earnest. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of orange tabby cat on black background
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Education in the understanding of citizenship is a short-term affair if we are honest and earnest.


Quote: A fearless woman who knows that her purity is her best shield can never be dishonoured. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of body of water under clear blue sky painting
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A fearless woman who knows that her purity is her best shield can never be dishonoured.


Quote: God is the shield of the nonviolent. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink dahlia in bloom
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God is the shield of the nonviolent.


Quote: The deeper the search in the mine of truth the richer the discovery of the gems buried there. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The deeper the search in the mine of truth the richer the discovery of the gems buried there.


Quote: It was not easy to commit suicide as to contemplate it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of trees at sunset
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It was not easy to commit suicide as to contemplate it.


Quote: Truth is like a vast tree, which yields more and more fruit, the more you nurture it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of selective focus of butterfly on flower
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Truth is like a vast tree, which yields more and more fruit, the more you nurture it.


Quote: It is Swaraj when we learn to rule ourselves. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man in white shirt and black pants standing on top of building
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It is Swaraj when we learn to rule ourselves.


Quote: Religion is a thing to be lived. It is not merely sophistry. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of butterfly on leaf
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Religion is a thing to be lived. It is not merely sophistry.


Quote: Soul-force comes only through God's grace and never descends upon a man who is a slave to lust. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
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Soul-force comes only through God's grace and never descends upon a man who is a slave to lust.


Quote: Nonviolence is an active force of the highest order. It is soul force or the power of the godhead within us. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of close up shot of white flower
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Nonviolence is an active force of the highest order. It is soul force or the power of the godhead within us.


Quote: Why should I need an artist to explain a work of art to me? Why should it not speak out to me itself? by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink tulips on gray wooden surface
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Why should I need an artist to explain a work of art to me? Why should it not speak out to me itself?


Quote: Selfless action is a source of strength. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of raindrops on clear window
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Selfless action is a source of strength.


Quote: Never has man reached his destination by persistence in deviation from the straight path. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink and green flower painting
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Never has man reached his destination by persistence in deviation from the straight path.


Quote: Where there is no strength of mind there can be no strength of soul. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of multicolored abstract painting
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Where there is no strength of mind there can be no strength of soul.


Quote: Celibacy is a great help, inasmuch as it enables one to lead a life of full surrender to God. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white and black soccer ball on grass field
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Celibacy is a great help, inasmuch as it enables one to lead a life of full surrender to God.


Quote: Dignity of human nature requires that we must face the storms of life. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Dignity of human nature requires that we must face the storms of life.- white text on starry pic background

Dignity of human nature requires that we must face the storms of life.


Quote: The renunciation of the Gita is the acid test of faith. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The renunciation of the Gita is the acid test of faith.- black text on quotes background

The renunciation of the Gita is the acid test of faith.


Quote: When a man wants to make up with his Maker, he does not consult a third party. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of person's hands forming heart
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When a man wants to make up with his Maker, he does not consult a third party.


There's no God higher than truth.


Quote: There is no god higher than truth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: There is no god higher than truth.printed in white text on seashore background

There is no god higher than truth.


Quote: All good thoughts and ideas mean nothing without action. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of round black vinyl disc on vinyl player
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All good thoughts and ideas mean nothing without action.


Quote: Only the toad under the harrow knows where it pinches him. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white pampas grasses near body of water at daytime
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Only the toad under the harrow knows where it pinches him.


Quote: When two nations are fighting, the duty of a votary of ahimsa is to stop the war. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white heart illustration
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When two nations are fighting, the duty of a votary of ahimsa is to stop the war.


Quote: To know music is to transfer it to life. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of snow-covered mountain near lake under blue sky
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To know music is to transfer it to life.


Quote: Non-co-operation is the nation's notice that it is no longer satisfied to be in tutelage. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of short-fur brown cat
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Non-co-operation is the nation's notice that it is no longer satisfied to be in tutelage.


Quote: Even as a tree has a single trunk, but many branches and leaves, there is one religion but any number of faiths. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of person jumping during dawn
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Even as a tree has a single trunk, but many branches and leaves, there is one religion but any number of faiths.


Quote: God of Truth and Justice can never create distinctions of high and low among His own children. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of boy standing on grass and facing fence during daytime
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God of Truth and Justice can never create distinctions of high and low among His own children.


Quote: Conquer the heart of the enemy with truth and love, not by violence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of grayscale photo of man and woman kissing
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Conquer the heart of the enemy with truth and love, not by violence.


Quote: The finite human being shall never know in its fullness Truth and Love which is itself infinite. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white oriental lily flower
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The finite human being shall never know in its fullness Truth and Love which is itself infinite.


Quote: Untouchability is a blot on Hinduism. It is a canker eating into its vitals. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Untouchability is a blot on Hinduism. It is a canker eating into its vitals.- white text on starry pic background

Untouchability is a blot on Hinduism. It is a canker eating into its vitals.


Quote: If untouchability is an integral part of Hinduism, the latter is a spent bullet. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white clouds and blue sky
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If untouchability is an integral part of Hinduism, the latter is a spent bullet.


Quote: Men like me feel that untouchability is no integral part of Hinduism, it is an excrescence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of MacBook Pro on top of brown table
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Men like me feel that untouchability is no integral part of Hinduism, it is an excrescence.


Quote: Hinduism has sinned in giving sanction to untouchability. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Hinduism has sinned in giving sanction to untouchability.


Quote: Untouchability, I hold, is a sin, if Bhagavadgita is one of our Divine Books. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Untouchability, I hold, is a sin, if Bhagavadgita is one of our Divine Books.


Quote: Diversity there certainly is in the world, but it means neither inequality nor untouchability. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of three clear glass cups
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Diversity there certainly is in the world, but it means neither inequality nor untouchability.


Quote: The attack on untouchability is an attack on this high-and low-ness. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of focus photography of woman hand with peace sign
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The attack on untouchability is an attack on this high-and low-ness.


Quote: Untouchability is an error of long standing. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
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Untouchability is an error of long standing.


Quote: Untouchability is a terrible reality. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of 1 U.S. dollar banknote
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Untouchability is a terrible reality.


Quote: My fight against untouchability is a fight against the impure in humanity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and pink heart print textile
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My fight against untouchability is a fight against the impure in humanity.


Quote: I would not sell the vital interests of the untouchables for the sake of winning the freedom of India. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Close-up of a white line on green grass in a soccer field
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I would not sell the vital interests of the untouchables for the sake of winning the freedom of India.


Quote: The purification required is not of untouchables but of the so-called superior castes. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman standing outside during winter
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The purification required is not of untouchables but of the so-called superior castes.


Quote: Anger, lust and such other evil passions raging in the heart are the real untouchables. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Anger, lust and such other evil passions raging in the heart are the real untouchables.- white text on starry pic background

Anger, lust and such other evil passions raging in the heart are the real untouchables.


Quote: Even a little untruth destroys a man, as a drop of poison ruins milk. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black pug with gray knit scarf
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Even a little untruth destroys a man, as a drop of poison ruins milk.


Truth and untruth often co-exist; good and evil often are found together.


Quote: I call myself a labourer because I take pride in calling myself a spinner, weaver, farmer and scavenger. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of iris flower blue wallpaper
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I call myself a labourer because I take pride in calling myself a spinner, weaver, farmer and scavenger.


Quote: Satyagraha, of which civil resistance is but a part, is to me the universal law of life. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Satyagraha, of which civil resistance is but a part, is to me the universal law of life.- white text on starry pic background

Satyagraha, of which civil resistance is but a part, is to me the universal law of life.


Quote: Ahimsa is an attribute of the brave. Cowardice and ahimsa don't go together any more that water and fire. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue
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Ahimsa is an attribute of the brave. Cowardice and ahimsa don't go together any more that water and fire.


Quote: A person unbound by vows can never be absolutely relied upon. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown and black galleon ship on ocean water under gray sky
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A person unbound by vows can never be absolutely relied upon.


Quote: Blind adoration, in the age of action, is perfectly valueless, is often embarrassing and, equally, often painful. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of calm body of water near alp mountains during nighttime
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Blind adoration, in the age of action, is perfectly valueless, is often embarrassing and, equally, often painful.


Quote: The force of the spirit is ever progressive and endless. Its full expression makes it unconquerable in the world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The force of the spirit is ever progressive and endless. Its full expression makes it unconquerable in the world.- black text on quotes background

The force of the spirit is ever progressive and endless. Its full expression makes it unconquerable in the world.


Quote: With every true friendship, we build more firmly the foundations on which the peace of the whole world rests. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue and black butterfly on pink and yellow flower
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With every true friendship, we build more firmly the foundations on which the peace of the whole world rests.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

With every true friendship we build more firmly the foundations on which the peace of the whole world rests. Thought by thought and act by act, with every breath we build more firmly the kingdom of non-violence that is the true home of the spirit of humanity.


Quote: If we would be pure, if we would save Hinduism, we must rid ourselves of this poison of enforced widowhood. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black textile in close up photography
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If we would be pure, if we would save Hinduism, we must rid ourselves of this poison of enforced widowhood.


Quote: In matters concerning religion, I consider myself not a child but an adult with 35 years of experience. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and white papilio butterfly
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In matters concerning religion, I consider myself not a child but an adult with 35 years of experience.


Quote: There is nothing that wastes the body like worry. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red and white heart balloons
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There is nothing that wastes the body like worry.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.


Quote: It is necessary first to purify the drunken and dissolute worshippers in charge of some of these temples. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of yellow petaled flower screenshot
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It is necessary first to purify the drunken and dissolute worshippers in charge of some of these temples.


Quote: Keep your values positive, because your values become your destiny. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Keep your values positive, because your values become your destiny.


Quote: A balanced intellect presupposes a harmonious growth of body, mind and soul. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman hugging each other
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A balanced intellect presupposes a harmonious growth of body, mind and soul.


Quote: Unless our hands go hand in hand with our heads, we will be able to do nothing whatsoever. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Unless our hands go hand in hand with our heads, we will be able to do nothing whatsoever.- white text on starry pic background

Unless our hands go hand in hand with our heads, we will be able to do nothing whatsoever.


Quote: A man's true wealth hereafter is the good he has done to his fellowmen. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of purple and white butterfly on green leaf
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A man's true wealth hereafter is the good he has done to his fellowmen.


Quote: Renunciation means absence of hankering after fruit. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of adult Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog
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Renunciation means absence of hankering after fruit.


Quote: We must become the change we want to see. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of city lights from hill
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We must become the change we want to see.


Quote: Even a single lamp dispels the deepest darkness. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person holding flowers
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Even a single lamp dispels the deepest darkness.


Quote: Cow protection to me is one of the most wonderful phenomena in the human evolution. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Cow protection to me is one of the most wonderful phenomena in the human evolution.- black text on quotes background

Cow protection to me is one of the most wonderful phenomena in the human evolution.


Quote: Ahimsa can be practiced only towards those that are inferior to you in every way. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset
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Ahimsa can be practiced only towards those that are inferior to you in every way.


Quote: How can I even secretly harbour the thought that my neighbour's faith is inferior to mine? by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

How can I even secretly harbour the thought that my neighbour's faith is inferior to mine?


Quote: The Truth is far more powerful than any weapon of mass destruction. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The Truth is far more powerful than any weapon of mass destruction.


Quote: Ahimsa in theory no one knows. It is as indefinable as God. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Ahimsa in theory no one knows. It is as indefinable as God.- white text on starry pic background

Ahimsa in theory no one knows. It is as indefinable as God.


Quote: The Vedas are as indefinable as God and Hinduism. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman in white shirt looking at the window
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The Vedas are as indefinable as God and Hinduism.


Quote: There is an indefinable mysterious Power that pervades everything. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of two private jets money plane
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There is an indefinable mysterious Power that pervades everything.


Quote: Ahimsa and Truth are so intertwined that it is practically impossible to disentangle and separate them. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue and black butterfly in close up photography
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Ahimsa and Truth are so intertwined that it is practically impossible to disentangle and separate them.


Quote: When large numbers of wholly innocent men are in jail, we may take it that Swaraj is at hand. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman wearing black and yellow butterfly headband
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When large numbers of wholly innocent men are in jail, we may take it that Swaraj is at hand.


Quote: The earth has everything for all human needs, but nothing for his greed. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink tulips in clear glass vase
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The earth has everything for all human needs, but nothing for his greed.


Quote: India is less manly under the British rule than she ever was before. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: India is less manly under the British rule than she ever was before.- white text on starry pic background

India is less manly under the British rule than she ever was before.


Quote: Every fight is one between different angles of vision illuminating the same truth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Monarch butterfly at pink flowers
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Every fight is one between different angles of vision illuminating the same truth.


Quote: Any imposition from without means compulsion. Such compulsion is repugnant to religion. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white analog wall clock at 11 00
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Any imposition from without means compulsion. Such compulsion is repugnant to religion.


Quote: It amazes me to find an intelligent person who fights against something which he does not at all believe exists. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of man walking of foot bridge
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It amazes me to find an intelligent person who fights against something which he does not at all believe exists.


Quote: All true art must help the soul to realize its inner self. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Rolls Royce car emblem wallpaper
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All true art must help the soul to realize its inner self.


Quote: Life is one indivisible whole. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Life is one indivisible whole.


Quote: All faiths constitute a revelation of Truth, but all are imperfect and liable to error. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing
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All faiths constitute a revelation of Truth, but all are imperfect and liable to error.


Quote: There is always a limit to self-indulgence, but none to self-restraint. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of orange tabby kitten
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There is always a limit to self-indulgence, but none to self-restraint.


Quote: When there is war, the poet lays down the lyre, the lawyer his law reports, the schoolboy his books. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of gray concrete surface
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When there is war, the poet lays down the lyre, the lawyer his law reports, the schoolboy his books.


Quote: A faith gained in strength only when people were willing to lay down their lives for it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: A faith gained in strength only when people were willing to lay down their lives for it.printed in white text on seashore background

A faith gained in strength only when people were willing to lay down their lives for it.


Quote: A vow imparts stability, ballast and firmness to one's character. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man carrying and kissing woman
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A vow imparts stability, ballast and firmness to one's character.


Quote: What the two hands of the labourer can achieve, the capitalist will never get with all his gold and silver. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

What the two hands of the labourer can achieve, the capitalist will never get with all his gold and silver.


Quote: Kashmir is the real test of secularism in India. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of Russian Blue cat
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Kashmir is the real test of secularism in India.


Quote: All the dry ethics of the world turn to dust because apart from God they are lifeless. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and silver laptop computer
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All the dry ethics of the world turn to dust because apart from God they are lifeless.


Quote: Personally I like to believe that all become honest, the millennium is round the corner! by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green trees under white sky during daytime
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Personally I like to believe that all become honest, the millennium is round the corner!


Quote: Machinery is the chief symbol of modern civilization; it represents a great sin. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white rose enclosed photograph
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Machinery is the chief symbol of modern civilization; it represents a great sin.


Quote: The prince and the peasant will not be equalized by cutting off the prince's head. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown leaf tree facing the lake
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The prince and the peasant will not be equalized by cutting off the prince's head.


Quote: God is omnipresent; even a pebble in the Narmada can represent Him and serve as an object of worship. 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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God is omnipresent; even a pebble in the Narmada can represent Him and serve as an object of worship.


Quote: To remove untouchability is a penance that caste Hindus owe to Hinduism and to themselves. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

To remove untouchability is a penance that caste Hindus owe to Hinduism and to themselves.


Quote: The message of khaddar can penetrate to the remotest villages if we only will that it shall be so. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of closeup photo of white petaled flowers
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The message of khaddar can penetrate to the remotest villages if we only will that it shall be so.


Quote: I believe in absolute oneness of God and therefore also of humanity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of adult black and white dog leaning on wooden fence
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I believe in absolute oneness of God and therefore also of humanity.


Quote: The final goal of all religions is to realise the essential oneness. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silver click pen on white paper
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The final goal of all religions is to realise the essential oneness.


Quote: An India prostrate at the feet of Europe can give no hope to humanity. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman sitting on tree trunk with man holding on branch near sea under white clouds during daytime
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An India prostrate at the feet of Europe can give no hope to humanity.


Quote: There is no hope for the aching world except through the narrow and straight path of nonviolence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: There is no hope for the aching world except through the narrow and straight path of nonviolence.- white text on starry pic background

There is no hope for the aching world except through the narrow and straight path of nonviolence.


Quote: When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it -- always.


Quote: Let our lives be open books for all to study. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue flower in close up photography
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Let our lives be open books for all to study.


Quote: A vow must lead one upwards, never downwards towards perdition. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man in white suit standing beside woman in white dress on rock during daytime
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A vow must lead one upwards, never downwards towards perdition.


Quote: Evil is, good or truth misplaced. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person holding brown pencil
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Evil is, good or truth misplaced.


Quote: A man who wants to control his animal passions easily does so if he controls his palate. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink tulip flower
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A man who wants to control his animal passions easily does so if he controls his palate.


Quote: Centralization as a system is inconsistent with a non-violent structure of society. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person standing on top of mountain
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Centralization as a system is inconsistent with a non-violent structure of society.


Quote: If love or non-violence be not the law of our being, the whole of my argument falls to pieces. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of yellow and black butterfly
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If love or non-violence be not the law of our being, the whole of my argument falls to pieces.


Quote: Performance of duty and observance of morality are convertible terms. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of lighted candle
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Performance of duty and observance of morality are convertible terms.


Quote: So long as we fear the outside world, we must cease to think of Swaraj. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of monarch butterfly perched on orange flower in close up photography during daytime
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So long as we fear the outside world, we must cease to think of Swaraj.


Quote: Mankind is one, seeing that all are equally subject to the moral law. All men are equal in God's eyes. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Mankind is one, seeing that all are equally subject to the moral law. All men are equal in God's eyes.printed in white text on seashore background

Mankind is one, seeing that all are equally subject to the moral law. All men are equal in God's eyes.


Quote: It is difficult for me to regard anyone who obeys no moral principle in his conduct to be a religious man. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of yellow, orange, red, green, and blue abstract painting
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It is difficult for me to regard anyone who obeys no moral principle in his conduct to be a religious man.


Quote: For me popular violence is as much an obstruction in our path as the Government violence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person typing on Apple Cordless Keyboard
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For me popular violence is as much an obstruction in our path as the Government violence.


Quote: That economics is untrue which ignores or disregards moral values. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman singing on stage
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That economics is untrue which ignores or disregards moral values.


Quote: I should wish to die if a man who is impure should parade his purity in front of me. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of dog running on beach during daytime
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I should wish to die if a man who is impure should parade his purity in front of me.


Quote: Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of peacock butterfly perched on white flower in close up photography during daytime
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Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.


Quote: No empire intoxicated with the red wine of power and the plunder of weaker races has yet lived long in this world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink and blue painted wall
Photo Credit: Tamanna Rumee

No empire intoxicated with the red wine of power and the plunder of weaker races has yet lived long in this world.


Quote: Voluntary service of others demands the best of which one is capable, and must take precedence over service of self. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of single pink tulip wallpaper
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Voluntary service of others demands the best of which one is capable, and must take precedence over service of self.


Quote: Swaraj, without any qualifying clause, includes that which is better than the best one can conceive or have today. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Swaraj, without any qualifying clause, includes that which is better than the best one can conceive or have today.- black text on quotes background

Swaraj, without any qualifying clause, includes that which is better than the best one can conceive or have today.


Quote: I must try to live in society and yet remain untouched by its pitfalls. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: I must try to live in society and yet remain untouched by its pitfalls.printed in white text on seashore background

I must try to live in society and yet remain untouched by its pitfalls.


Quote: A resolute and wise refusal to take part in festivities will be an incentive for introspection and self-purification. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue sky with stars during night time
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A resolute and wise refusal to take part in festivities will be an incentive for introspection and self-purification.


Quote: If physical fasting is not accompanied by mental fasting it is bound to end in hypocrisy and disaster. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of gray concrete surface
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If physical fasting is not accompanied by mental fasting it is bound to end in hypocrisy and disaster.


Quote: I must not refrain from saying that India can gain more by waiving the right of punishment. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: I must not refrain from saying that India can gain more by waiving the right of punishment.printed in white text on seashore background

I must not refrain from saying that India can gain more by waiving the right of punishment.


Quote: The removal of untouchability is a question of the purification of Hinduism. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The removal of untouchability is a question of the purification of Hinduism.- black text on quotes background

The removal of untouchability is a question of the purification of Hinduism.


Quote: Carrying arms for the removal of the Arms Act can never fall under any scheme of nonviolence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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Carrying arms for the removal of the Arms Act can never fall under any scheme of nonviolence.


Quote: The propagation of truth and nonviolence can be done less by books than by actually living on those principles. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pair of white lace-up shoes
Photo Credit: Christian Chen

The propagation of truth and nonviolence can be done less by books than by actually living on those principles.


Quote: Every expression of truth has in it the seeds of propagation, even as the sun cannot hide its light. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Every expression of truth has in it the seeds of propagation, even as the sun cannot hide its light.


Quote: Real beauty is my aim. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of person raising hand
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Real beauty is my aim.


Quote: A plea for the spinning wheel is a plea for recognizing the dignity of labour. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue and brown butterfly perching on leaf
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

A plea for the spinning wheel is a plea for recognizing the dignity of labour.


Quote: Renunciation is everyone's prerogative. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of people walking on grey concrete floor during daytime
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Renunciation is everyone's prerogative.


Quote: Real education consists in drawing the best out of yourself. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of eyeglasses in bokeh photography
Photo Credit: James Sutton

Real education consists in drawing the best out of yourself.


Quote: What God may have enabled me to do is but a repayment of debt, and he who repays a debt deserves no praise. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman in black jacket sitting on green grass field near body of water during daytime
Photo Credit: Cathy Mü

What God may have enabled me to do is but a repayment of debt, and he who repays a debt deserves no praise.


Quote: God demands nothing less than self -- surrender as the price for the only real freedom that is worth having. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: God demands nothing less than self -- surrender as the price for the only real freedom that is worth having.- black text on quotes background

God demands nothing less than self -- surrender as the price for the only real freedom that is worth having.


Quote: There is nothing but nonviolence to fall back upon for retaining our freedom, even as we had to do for gaining it. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of silhouette of trees during nighttime
Photo Credit: Nathan Anderson

There is nothing but nonviolence to fall back upon for retaining our freedom, even as we had to do for gaining it.


Quote: Touch-me-notism that disfigures the present day Hinduism is a morbid growth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man kissing woman while sitting on railings during night
Photo Credit: Danie Franco

Touch-me-notism that disfigures the present day Hinduism is a morbid growth.


Quote: Prosecution of the constructive programme means constructing the structure of Swaraj. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of golden retriever inside car
Photo Credit: Ja San Miguel

Prosecution of the constructive programme means constructing the structure of Swaraj.


Quote: Cow-protection can only be secured by cultivating universal friendliness, i.e. ahimsa. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Cow-protection can only be secured by cultivating universal friendliness, i.e. ahimsa.- white text on starry pic background

Cow-protection can only be secured by cultivating universal friendliness, i.e. ahimsa.


Quote: Sanitation is more important than Independence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Sanitation is more important than Independence.


Quote: Only an arrogant man will claim to be independent of everybody else and be self-contained. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown short coated puppy on white textile
Photo Credit: Nima Naseri

Only an arrogant man will claim to be independent of everybody else and be self-contained.


Quote: The strength to kill is not essential for self-defence; one ought to have the strength to die. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of creative guy at desk
Photo Credit: Thomas Franke

The strength to kill is not essential for self-defence; one ought to have the strength to die.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The strength to kill is not essential for self-defense; one ought to have the strength to die. When a man is fully ready to die, he will not even desire to offer violence. Indeed, I may put it down as a self-evident proposition that the desire to kill is in inverse proportion to the desire to die. And history is replete with instances of men who by dying with courage and compassion on their lips converted the hearts of their violent opponents.


Quote: One hour spent in spinning should be an hour of self-development for the spinner. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red stain on white wall
Photo Credit: Etienne Girardet

One hour spent in spinning should be an hour of self-development for the spinner.


Quote: A nonviolent life is an act of self-examination and self-purification, whether by an individual, group or nation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink and blue painted wall
Photo Credit: Tamanna Rumee

A nonviolent life is an act of self-examination and self-purification, whether by an individual, group or nation.


Quote: Robust faith in oneself and brave trust of the opponent, so called or real, is the best safeguard. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red rose in bloom during daytime
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Robust faith in oneself and brave trust of the opponent, so called or real, is the best safeguard.


Quote: The still small voice within you must always be the final arbiter when there is a conflict of duty. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The still small voice within you must always be the final arbiter when there is a conflict of duty.- white text on starry pic background

The still small voice within you must always be the final arbiter when there is a conflict of duty.


Quote: My firm belief is that he reveals Himself daily to every human being but we shut our ears to the still small Voice. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green trees under white sky during daytime
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My firm belief is that he reveals Himself daily to every human being but we shut our ears to the still small Voice.


Quote: God has been described by all the scriptures of the world as protector and saviour of the sinner. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of clear hour glass
Photo Credit: Alexandar Todov

God has been described by all the scriptures of the world as protector and saviour of the sinner.


Quote: It is a sad thing that our schoolboys look upon manual labour with disfavour, if not contempt. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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It is a sad thing that our schoolboys look upon manual labour with disfavour, if not contempt.


Quote: Swaraj would be real Swaraj only when there would be no occasion for safeguarding any rights. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Swaraj would be real Swaraj only when there would be no occasion for safeguarding any rights.- black text on quotes background

Swaraj would be real Swaraj only when there would be no occasion for safeguarding any rights.


Quote: A man of faith will remain steadfast to truth even though the whole world might appear to be enveloped in falsehood. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of group of people sitting on white sand during daytime
Photo Credit: Amir Hosseini

A man of faith will remain steadfast to truth even though the whole world might appear to be enveloped in falsehood.


Quote: A devotee of Rama may be said to be the same as the steadfast one (sthitaprajnya) of the Gita. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of three person looking stars and milky way
Photo Credit: Benjamin Davies

A devotee of Rama may be said to be the same as the steadfast one (sthitaprajnya) of the Gita.


Quote: To shirk taking of vows betrays indecision and want of resolution. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: To shirk taking of vows betrays indecision and want of resolution.printed in white text on seashore background

To shirk taking of vows betrays indecision and want of resolution.


Quote: If the poet spun for half an hour daily, his poetry would gain in richness. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of red tulip in bloom during daytime
Photo Credit: Huang Eugene

If the poet spun for half an hour daily, his poetry would gain in richness.


Quote: The spinning wheel is not meant to oust a single man or woman from his or her occupation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of green plants beside brown wooden door
Photo Credit: Pedro Ramos

The spinning wheel is not meant to oust a single man or woman from his or her occupation.


Quote: No government on earth can make men, who have realized freedom in their hearts, salute against their will. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of yellow petaled flower screenshot
Photo Credit: Yoksel Œ¿ Zok

No government on earth can make men, who have realized freedom in their hearts, salute against their will.


Quote: Begin your day with prayer, and make it so soulful that it may remain with you until the evening. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of castle surrounded fog
Photo Credit: Martin Sattler

Begin your day with prayer, and make it so soulful that it may remain with you until the evening.


Quote: As the State is a soulless machine, it can never be weaned from violence to which it owes its very existence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of adult chocolate Labrador retriever
Photo Credit: James Barker

As the State is a soulless machine, it can never be weaned from violence to which it owes its very existence.


Quote: Nonviolence is a plant of slow growth, it grows imperceptibly but surely. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of low angle view of blue clouds
Photo Credit: Matthew McBrayer

Nonviolence is a plant of slow growth, it grows imperceptibly but surely.


Quote: Let not the spirit wander while the words of prayer run on out of our mouth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of gray elephant on grass
Photo Credit: AJ Robbie

Let not the spirit wander while the words of prayer run on out of our mouth.


Quote: Whatever can be useful to those starving millions is beautiful to my mind. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of smiling couple
Photo Credit: Joe Hepburn

Whatever can be useful to those starving millions is beautiful to my mind.


Quote: To a starving man, God can only appear in the form of bread. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: To a starving man, God can only appear in the form of bread.- black text on quotes background

To a starving man, God can only appear in the form of bread.


Quote: I cannot be subservient anywhere. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of clear drinking glass with beer on black table
Photo Credit: Thais Do Rio

I cannot be subservient anywhere.


Quote: God's word is : He who strives never perishes. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

God's word is : He who strives never perishes.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

God's word is:

'He who strives never perishes.'

I have implicit faith in that promise.

Though, therefore, from my weakness

I fail a thousand times, I shall not lose faith.


Quote: Every calamity should lead to a thorough cleansing of individual as well as social life. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of three pink tulip flowers
Photo Credit: Fatma Nabilla

Every calamity should lead to a thorough cleansing of individual as well as social life.


Quote: All the other industries will receive warmth and sustenance from khadi industry. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: All the other industries will receive warmth and sustenance from khadi industry.printed in white text on seashore background

All the other industries will receive warmth and sustenance from khadi industry.


Quote: God alone is truth, everything else is transitory and illusory. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of butterfly in light
Photo Credit: Jack Chen

God alone is truth, everything else is transitory and illusory.


Quote: No nation keeps another in subjection without herself turning into a subject nation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of fountain pen on spiral book
Photo Credit: Aaron Burden

No nation keeps another in subjection without herself turning into a subject nation.


Quote: What is life worth without trials and tribulations which are the salt of life. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black and pink heart print textile
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

What is life worth without trials and tribulations which are the salt of life.


Quote: My politics is my religion, my religion is my politics. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: My politics is my religion, my religion is my politics.- black text on quotes background

My politics is my religion, my religion is my politics.


Quote: Knowledge gained through experience is far superior and many times more useful than bookish knowledge. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of woman doing yoga meditation on brown parquet flooring
Photo Credit: Jared Rice

Knowledge gained through experience is far superior and many times more useful than bookish knowledge.


True education must correspond to the surrounding circumstances or it is not a healthy growth.


Quote: Nonviolence in politics is a new weapon in the process of evolution; its vast possibilities are yet unexplored. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Nonviolence in politics is a new weapon in the process of evolution; its vast possibilities are yet unexplored.- black text on quotes background

Nonviolence in politics is a new weapon in the process of evolution; its vast possibilities are yet unexplored.


Quote: Repression does for a true man or a nation what fire does for gold. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue wooden door opened
Photo Credit: Joaquin Paz y Miño

Repression does for a true man or a nation what fire does for gold.


Quote: A true man of piety will consider himself a sinner and, therefore, untouchable. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black laptop computer turned on displaying blue screen
Photo Credit: Mohammad Rahmani

A true man of piety will consider himself a sinner and, therefore, untouchable.


Quote: It is my unshakable belief that India's destiny is to deliver the message of nonviolence to mankind. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of closeup photo of bird beside purple petal flowers
Photo Credit: Ray Hennessy

It is my unshakable belief that India's destiny is to deliver the message of nonviolence to mankind.


Quote: I still somehow or other fancy that my philosophy represents the true meaning of the teaching of the Gita. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of brown french bulldog wearing blue and white polka dot shirt
Photo Credit: Karsten Winegeart

I still somehow or other fancy that my philosophy represents the true meaning of the teaching of the Gita.


Quote: No Indian who aspires to follow the way of true religion can afford to remain aloof from politics. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue sky with white clouds
Photo Credit: Lucas Ludwig

No Indian who aspires to follow the way of true religion can afford to remain aloof from politics.


Quote: My knowledge of the letter of the Shastras is better, but of true religion they are able to give me but little. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of close up shot of white flower
Photo Credit: Christian Widell

My knowledge of the letter of the Shastras is better, but of true religion they are able to give me but little.


Quote: True religion being the greatest thing in life and in the world, has been exploited the most. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: True religion being the greatest thing in life and in the world, has been exploited the most.- white text on starry pic background

True religion being the greatest thing in life and in the world, has been exploited the most.


Quote: It is a travesty of true religion to consider one's own religion as superior and other's as inferior. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue and black butterfly in close up photography
Photo Credit: AARN GIRI

It is a travesty of true religion to consider one's own religion as superior and other's as inferior.


Quote: Aggressive civil disobedience should be confined to a vindication of the right of free speech and free association. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white cat
Photo Credit: Leonsa

Aggressive civil disobedience should be confined to a vindication of the right of free speech and free association.


Quote: It is a crime and a sin to regard a person as untouchable because he is born in a particular community. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of bee on flower
Photo Credit: Aaron Burden

It is a crime and a sin to regard a person as untouchable because he is born in a particular community.


Quote: Our struggle does not end so long as there is a single human being considered untouchable on account of his birth. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Our struggle does not end so long as there is a single human being considered untouchable on account of his birth.- black text on quotes background

Our struggle does not end so long as there is a single human being considered untouchable on account of his birth.


Quote: Peace will not come out of a clash of arms but out of justice lived and done by unarmed nations in the face of odds. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of smiling woman
Photo Credit: Christian Bowen

Peace will not come out of a clash of arms but out of justice lived and done by unarmed nations in the face of odds.


Quote: To practice nonviolence in mundane matters is to know its true value. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of withered tree surrounded with snow during daytime
Photo Credit: Fabrice Villard

To practice nonviolence in mundane matters is to know its true value.


Quote: Creation of effective public opinion depends on the cultivation of true courage, born of truthfulness and nonviolence. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Creation of effective public opinion depends on the cultivation of true courage, born of truthfulness and nonviolence.- white text on starry pic background

Creation of effective public opinion depends on the cultivation of true courage, born of truthfulness and nonviolence.


Quote: India has an unbroken tradition of nonviolence from times immemorial. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: India has an unbroken tradition of nonviolence from times immemorial.printed in white text on seashore background

India has an unbroken tradition of nonviolence from times immemorial.


Quote: Vehement writing, even if it is charged with truth, is no answer to violent action. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of lights pattern swirls
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Vehement writing, even if it is charged with truth, is no answer to violent action.


Quote: Nonviolence, applied to very large masses of mankind, is a new experiment in the history of the world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue flowers in tilt shift lens
Photo Credit: Tim S

Nonviolence, applied to very large masses of mankind, is a new experiment in the history of the world.


Quote: I believe that the yarn we spin is capable of mending the broken warp and woof of our life! by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink and yellow flower painting
Photo Credit: Andres Hernandez

I believe that the yarn we spin is capable of mending the broken warp and woof of our life!


Quote: You have the choice to create the life your heart is yearning to live. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: You have the choice to create the life your heart is yearning to live.printed in white text on seashore background

You have the choice to create the life your heart is yearning to live.


Quote: The most distinctive and largest contribution of Hinduism to India's culture is the doctrine of ahimsa. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of bee on flower
Photo Credit: Aaron Burden

The most distinctive and largest contribution of Hinduism to India's culture is the doctrine of ahimsa.


Quote: The problem today is not lack of proper resources, but lack of proper distribution. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white Starbuck plastic cup on brown fabric armchair
Photo Credit: Taylor Wright

The problem today is not lack of proper resources, but lack of proper distribution.


Quote: Today the cities dominate and drain the villages so that they are crumbling to ruin. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of white cat lying on white textile
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Today the cities dominate and drain the villages so that they are crumbling to ruin.


Quote: Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.


Quote: Though God may be Love, God is Truth above all. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of man holding banknote
Photo Credit: Travis Essinger

Though God may be Love, God is Truth above all.


Quote: To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man's injustice to woman. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of person in black and white polka dot coat holding black rifle
Photo Credit: Dominik Sostmann

To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man's injustice to woman.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man's injustice to woman. If by strength is meant brute strength, then, indeed, is woman less brute than man. If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man's superior.


Quote: If non-violence is the Law of our being, the future is with Women. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of black vehicle on road between trees during daytime
Photo Credit: Roberto Nickson

If non-violence is the Law of our being, the future is with Women.


Quote: We may not be God, but we are of God, even as a little drop of water is of the ocean. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: We may not be God, but we are of God, even as a little drop of water is of the ocean.printed in white text on seashore background

We may not be God, but we are of God, even as a little drop of water is of the ocean.


Quote: It's not just words. Action expresses priorities. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink rose in close up photography
Photo Credit: Anna Pavlin

It's not just words. Action expresses priorities.


Quote: Birth and death are not two different states, but they are different aspects of the same state. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of selective photography of green leaf plant
Photo Credit: Matthew Smith

Birth and death are not two different states, but they are different aspects of the same state.


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