1869-1948, Indian Political, Spiritual Leader
A ''No'' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a ''Yes'' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Candor]
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Love]
A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Action]
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Jesus Christ]
A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Policy]
A vow is fixed and unalterable determination to do a thing, when such a determination is related to something noble which can only uplift the man who makes the resolve.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Vow]
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Adaptability]
Ahimas is the attribute of the soul, and therefore, to be practiced by everybody in all affairs of life. If it cannot be practiced in all departments, it has no practical value.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Soul]
All business depends upon men fulfilling their responsibilities.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Responsibility]
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Revenge]
An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Law and Lawyers]
Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Anger]
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world — that is the myth of the atomic age — as in being able to remake ourselves.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Humankind]
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Change]
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 – [Capitalism]
Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Service]
Cowards can never be moral.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Coward and Cowardice]
Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Culture]
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Faith]
Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.
Mahatma Gandhi – [Faith]