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Mahatma Gandhi

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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

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

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.

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

It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.

Morality is contraband in war.

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.

I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.

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

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

Truth never damages a cause that is just.

I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.

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

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

God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.

God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.

All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.

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

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.

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

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

If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.

Those who know how to think need no teachers.

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

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

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

Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment.

I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. All act and react upon one another.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.