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quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. with background image: person holding gray leaf
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The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Morality is contraband in war. with background image: woman with sword
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Morality is contraband in war.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Commonsense is the realised sense of proportion. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Commonsense is the realised sense of proportion.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

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

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living? with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Those who know how to think need no teachers. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Those who know how to think need no teachers.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Faith... must be enforced by reason... when faith becomes blind it dies. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Faith... must be enforced by reason... when faith becomes blind it dies.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Each one prays to God according to his own light. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Each one prays to God according to his own light.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

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

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quote by Mahatma Gandhi: For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Poverty is the worst form of violence. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Poverty is the worst form of violence.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: There is more to life than increasing its speed. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

--Mahatma Gandhi

Longer Version:

There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.


quote by Mahatma Gandhi: I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: He is lost who is possessed by carnal desire. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

He is lost who is possessed by carnal desire.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. with background image: white tulips in white background
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A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.

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quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.

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quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The good man is the friend of all living things. with background image: landscape photography of trees
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The good man is the friend of all living things.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings.

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quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.

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quote by Mahatma Gandhi: I am in the world feeling my way to light 'amid the encircling gloom.' with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

I am in the world feeling my way to light 'amid the encircling gloom.'

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Self-respect knows no considerations. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Self-respect knows no considerations.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: My religion teaches me that whenever there is distress which one cannot remove, one must fast and pray. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

My religion teaches me that whenever there is distress which one cannot remove, one must fast and pray.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.

--Mahatma Gandhi

Longer Version:

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the 'still small voice' within me. And even though I have to face the prospect of being a minority of one, I humbly believe I have the courage to be in such a hopeless minority.


quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Fear has its use but cowardice has none. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Fear has its use but cowardice has none.

--Mahatma Gandhi

Longer Version:

Fear has its use, but cowardice has none. I may not put my finger into the jaws of a snake, but the very sight of the snake need not strike terror into me.


quote by Mahatma Gandhi: We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: In a gentle way, you can shake the world. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

--Mahatma Gandhi

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