Inspiring Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi


Mahatma Gandhi was a great patriotic Indian. He was a man of an unbelievably great personality. His philosophy of non-violence is probably his most important contribution. This philosophy of non-violence is known as ahimsa. Most noteworthy, Gandhi’s aim was to seek independence for India without violence and he was relentless in his philosophy of ahimsa.


Some inspiring quotes by the apostle of non-violence:


“An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind.”


“Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.”


“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”


“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”


“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”


“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.”


“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world; but to change ourselves.”


Be the change that you want to see in the world.”


“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”


“If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”


“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”


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


“You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.”


“A man’s true wealth hereafter is the good he has done to his fellowmen.”


“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not enough for even one man’s greed.”


“I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.”


“It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.”


“A man of few words will rarely be thoughtless in his speech; he will measure every word.”


“There are two days in the year that we cannot do anything — yesterday and tomorrow.”

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2 thoughts on “Inspiring Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

  1. Rita

    Hari Aum!
    Mahatma Gandhi was one of the greatest leaders of our country. He sacrificed everything for the nation. There cannot be another like him. We can learn and draw inspiration from his life. “There are two days in the year that we cannot do anything — yesterday and tomorrow” – we should never forget these words to become good and successful in life.
    Swami-ji your blessings are always with me and my family.

  2. Pr Narendraprana

    Hari Om Swamiji,

    Wonderful quotes. I shall read them again.

    Thanks with regards.

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