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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“An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so. Now the law of nonviolence says that violence should be resisted not by counter-violence but by nonviolence. This I do by breaking the law and by peacefully submitting to arrest and imprisonment.” Uncategorized
“Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act which deprived a whole nation of arms as the blackest.” Uncategorized
“Behaviour is the mirror in which we can display our image.” Uncategorized
“Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals.” Uncategorized
“An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does the truth become error because nobody will see it. Uncategorized
“it's easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone” Uncategorized
“Yes I am, I am also a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and a Jew.” Uncategorized
“As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.” Uncategorized
“Sacrifice is joy.” Uncategorized
“If you want something really important to be done you must not merely satisfy the reason, you must move the heart also.” Uncategorized
“Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat for it is momentary." Uncategorized
“Where there is fear there is no religion.” Uncategorized
“Cowardice is impotence worse than violence. The coward desires revenge but being afraid to die, he looks to others, maybe to the government of the day, to do the work of defense for him. A coward is less than a man. He does not deserve to be a member of a society of men and women.” Uncategorized
“One man cannot do right in one department of life whilst he is occupied in doing wrong in any other department. Life is one indivisible whole” Uncategorized
“All your scholarship would be in vain if at the same time you do not build your character and attain mastery over your thoughts and your actions.” Uncategorized
“Recall the face of the poorest and weakest man you have seen, and ask yourself if this step you contemplate is going to be any use to him.” Uncategorized
“I learned from Hussain how to be wronged and be a winner, I learnt from Hussain how to attain victory while being oppressed.” Uncategorized
“A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.” Uncategorized
“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” Uncategorized
“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” Uncategorized