Mohandas Gandhi Quotes


124 Mohandas Gandhi quotes:



"It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh."
"A certain degree of physical harmony and comfort is necessary, but above a certain level it becomes a hindrance instead of a help. Therefore the ideal of creating an unlimited number of wants and satisfying them seems to be a delusion and a snare."
Author: Gandhi Quotes Category: Comfort Quotes
"The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity."
"There will have to be rigid and iron discipline before we achieve anything great and enduring, and that discipline will not come by mere academic argument and appeal to reason and logic. Discipline is learnt in the school of adversity"
Author: Gandhi Quotes Category: Discipline Quotes
"If we want to cultivate a true spirit of democracy we cannot afford to be intolerant. Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause."
Author: Gandhi Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"The hardest metal yields to sufficient heat. Even so must the hardest heart melt before sufficiency of the heat of non- violence. And there is no limit to the capacity of non-violence to generate heat."
Author: Gandhi Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"I worship God as Truth only. I have not yet found Him, but I am seeking after Him. I am prepared to sacrifice the things dearest to me in pursuit of this quest. Even if the sacrifice demanded my very life, I hope I may be prepared to give it."
Author: Gandhi Quotes Category: God Quotes
"Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living ?"
"Human kind has to get out of violence only through nonviolence. Hatred can be overcome only by love. Counter-hatred only increases the surface as well as the depth of hatred."
Author: Gandhi Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"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."
"Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her."
"The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless."
"I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God's creation, woman, the object of our lust."
"The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body."
"Self-respect knows no considerations."
"What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?"
"When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator."
"What is true of the individual will be to-morrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope."
"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated."
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."



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