Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

45 Inspirational Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Love, Peace, Faith to change your thoughts

Mahatma Gandhi is one of the greatest leaders in the last century, who inspired and lead millions of people for India’s Independence with nonviolence. His nonviolent movement inspired people across the world for freedom and civil rights.

Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Gujarat, India. He was a lawyer and moved to South Africa in 1893 where he stayed there for 21 years before moving back to India. His movement against racism and civil rights started in South Africa when he was thrown off a train at Pietermaritzburg due to his skin color.

After returning to India, he joined the Indian National Congress and fought for the Independence of India. He took non-violence as a tool for freedom and was successful in motivating people for freedom to fight with non-violence. His life journey has inspired many great leaders like Nelson Mandela.

Let’s look at some of Mahatma Gandhi Quotes which can inspire you

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes On Love, Peace, Faith, Nonviolence, and more


1.In a gentle way, you can shake the world.


2.Where there is love there is life.


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


4.You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

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


6.Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.


7.Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.


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


9.You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.


10.Action expresses priorities.


11.Those who know how to think need no teachers.


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


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

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


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


16.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.


17.Peace is its own reward.


18. Forgive

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

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19.The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.


20.We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.


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


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


23.Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.

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


25.Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment.


26.First, they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.

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27.My life is my message.


28.Nobody can hurt me without my permission.


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


30.Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.

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31.Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

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32.A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.

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33.Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.


34.Gentleness, self-sacrifice, and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.


35.We do not need to proselytize either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study.


36.Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.


37.I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people.


38.Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.


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


40.Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter maybe.


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


42.Self-respect knows no considerations.


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

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44.The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.


45.The good man is the friend of all living things.


We hope you have really got motivated by Mahatma Gandhi Quotes and implement some of his principles in your life especially the nonviolence principle, which is very much important in today’s world.

What’s your favorite quote by Gandhiji, comment below.

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