Quotes By Mahatma Gandhi On Success, Leadership, Love, Peace

Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi) (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India’s independence from British Rule. I hope these quotes by Mahatma Gandhi will inspire you in life.

  1. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  2. “Those who know how to think need no teachers.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  3. “To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  4. Nobody can hurt me without my permission quotes by gandhi
  5. “Strength does not come from physical capacity, it comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  6. “If we want to reach real peace in this world, we should start educating children.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  7. “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  8. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever quotes by Gandhi
  9. “A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks he becomes.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  10. “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  11. Love More, Hate LessAn eye for an eye will make the whole world blind quotes by mahatma gandhi
  12. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  13. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  14. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  15. The future depends on what you do today
  16. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  17. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  18. “Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  19. “What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror refection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  20. “Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  21. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi
  22. “There is no ‘way to peace,’ there is only peace.” –Mahatma Gandhi
  23. “Poverty is the worst form of violence.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  24. “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  25. You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results Quotes
  26. “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.”- Mahatma Gandhi
  27. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  28. “The good man is the friend of all living things.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  29. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  30. “You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.”- Mahatma Gandhi
  31. To believe in something, and not live it, is dishonest
  32. “If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  33. “Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  34. “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  35. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  36. I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi
  37. “Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  38. “Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  39. “My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents and I lay them both at his feet.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  40. “Don’t talk about it. The rose doesn’t have to propagate its perfume. It just gives it forth, and people are drawn to it. Live it, and people will come to see the source of your power.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  41. “If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  42. “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  43. “To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  44. “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  45. “Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  46. “Speak only if it improves upon the silence.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  47. “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problem.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  48. “Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  49. “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Facts About MK Gandhi

  • Gandhi did his schooling from Alfred High School, Rajkot Gujarat India
  • His birthday on 2nd  October is commemorated worldwide as International Day of Nonviolence
  • MK Gandhi was assassinated in the garden of the former Birla House
  • Mahatma Gandhi and famous author Leo Tolstoy interacted with each other through letters
  • MK Gandhi set up a small colony, Tolstoy Farm at an 1100 acre site, 21 miles from Johannesburg, South Africa for his colleagues in the Satyagraha struggle
  • He not only fought for Independence but also demanded fair treatment for the untouchables, lower caste and also done several fasts in support of them. He also called untouchables as harijans meaning “children of God”
  • Gandhi in 1982 is an epic historical drama film based on Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi won the Academic Award for the best motion picture
  • He was born on Friday, India got its freedom on Friday and Gandhi was assassinated on Friday
  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was not born with the title Mahatma. He was given the title to him by the Nobel Prize-winning Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore
  • In 1930, he was the Time Magazine Man of the Year. He was a great writer and the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi have 50,000 pages
  • Do you know that 5 times Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize
  • The country against whom he fought for India’s Independence, Great Britain, released a stamp honoring him, 21 years after his death
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