Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Country India
Born Thursday, 02 October 1969
Category Social Activists
Quotes 433

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi in India as Bapu and Jathi Pitha (father of the nation), was an advocate and pioneer of nonviolent social protest and direct action in the form he called Satyagraha. He led the struggle for India's independence from British colonial rule. (Source:

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“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems.” Uncategorized
“There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for.” Uncategorized
“I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.” Uncategorized
“I call him religious who understands the suffering of others.” Uncategorized
“I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect.” Uncategorized
“I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life.” Uncategorized
“There is force in the universe, which, if we permit it, will flow through us and produce miraculous results.” Uncategorized
“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.” Uncategorized
“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.” Uncategorized
“Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.” Uncategorized
“When every hope is gone, 'when helpers fail and comforts flee,' I find that help arrives somehow, from I know not where. Supplication, worship, prayer are no superstition; they are acts more real than the acts of eating, drinking, sitting or walking. It is no exaggeration to say that they alone are real, all else is unreal.” Uncategorized
“Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.” Uncategorized
“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” Uncategorized
“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.” Uncategorized
“Poverty is the worst form of violence.” Uncategorized
“I came to the conclusion long ago that all religions were true and that also that all had some error in them, and while I hold by my own religion, I should hold other religions as dear as Hinduism. So we can only pray, if we were Hindus, not that a Christian should become a Hindu; but our innermost prayer should be that a Hindu should become a better Hindu, a Muslim a better Muslim, and a Christian a better Christian.” Uncategorized
“I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.” Uncategorized
“I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.” Uncategorized
“Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.” Uncategorized
“The expert knows more and more about less and less until he knows everything about nothing.” Uncategorized