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Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ( Porbandar, British India, 2 October 1869 - New Delhi, 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu (Father of Nation), was an Indian lawyer, thinker and politician. He was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights, and freedom across the world.

Thursday Nov 21, 2019

Mahatma Gandhi: Intolerance

Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.

Wednesday Nov 13, 2019

Mahatma Gandhi: The higher court

There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.

Monday Oct 28, 2019

Mahatma Gandhi: Real wealth

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

Wednesday Sep 11, 2019

Mahatma Gandhi: Where to aim

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed.

Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.

Wednesday Aug 28, 2019

Mahatma Gandhi: Correct Understanding

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

Friday Aug 2, 2019

Mahatma Gandhi: Unity in diversity

Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation.

Tuesday Dec 5, 2017

Mahatma Gandhi: Two kinds of power

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.

Thursday Oct 26, 2017

Mahatma Gandhi: Non-violence

I believe, rather firmly believe in the Non-violence in thoughts and actions. In no circumstance or situation or state is violence physical or mental acceptable.

Friday Oct 13, 2017

Mahatma Gandhi: Forgiveness

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

Tuesday Aug 22, 2017

Mahatma Gandhi: The power of love

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.

Tuesday Feb 7, 2017

Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolence

Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.

Tuesday Dec 20, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi: Complete harmony

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

Tuesday Dec 13, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi: Our self-respect

They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.

Tuesday Aug 16, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi: Earth provides enough

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.

Wednesday May 4, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi: The attitude of silence

In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.

Thursday Mar 31, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi: Victory by violence

Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.

Tuesday Jan 26, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi: Honest disagreement

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.

Tuesday Dec 1, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: My mind

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

Tuesday Oct 13, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: Your own wisdom

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.

Tuesday Oct 6, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi about life

There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.

Tuesday Sep 29, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: Do it with love

In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.

Tuesday Sep 22, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: Who is important to you?

You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.

Tuesday Aug 25, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: What is happiness

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

Tuesday Aug 4, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: The change

Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

Wednesday Jul 15, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: How to judge a nation

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Tuesday Mar 24, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: Peace

Peace is its own reward.

Friday Feb 13, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: The way of truth and love

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won.

There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall.
Think of it--always.

Wednesday Jan 14, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: What your beliefs finally become

Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.

Tuesday Jan 6, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi: Where does your strength come from?

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

Tuesday Dec 16, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Live and learn

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

Wednesday Nov 19, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Peace from within

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

Tuesday Nov 11, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: It needs my permission

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.

Thursday Oct 23, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: The meaning of leadership

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

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Opponents and love

Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Find yourself

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

Tuesday Sep 9, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Freedom and mistakes

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

Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: The results of your actions

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

Tuesday Aug 26, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Keep your mind clean

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

Thursday Aug 21, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Your future

The future depends on what you do today.

Tuesday Jul 15, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Love and live

Where there is love there is life.

Friday Jun 20, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Do you want a blind world?

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

Monday Apr 21, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Smile!

Life is a mirror: if I smile,the mirror smiles back.

Wednesday Apr 2, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction

A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.

Wednesday Jan 8, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Don't lose faith in humanity

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.

Friday Dec 6, 2013

Mahatma Gandhi: I object violence

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.

Tuesday Sep 17, 2013

Mahatma Gandhi: Remake yourself

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world . . . as in being able to remake ourselves.

Thursday Jul 11, 2013

The first quote on my blog: Mahatma Ghandi

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