It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

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 then the one derived from fear of punishment.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

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.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

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


Mahatma Gandhi

896

Peace is its own reward.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

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.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

Man’s nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been know to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

Man can never be a woman’s equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

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


Mahatma Gandhi

896

The good man is the friend of all living things.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

Are creeds such simple things like the clothes which a man can change at will and put on at will? Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages.


Mahatma Gandhi

896

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