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Mahatma Gandhi

India 2 October 1869, Porbandar 30 January 1948, New Delhi


Mahatma Gandhi was the primary leader of India’s independence movement and also the architect of a form of non-violent civil disobedience that would influence the world.

 

Born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India, Mahatma Gandhi studied law and advocated for the civil rights of Indians, both at home under British rule and in South Africa. Gandhi became a leader of India’s independence movement, organizing boycotts against British institutions in peaceful forms of civil disobedience. He was killed by a fanatic in 1948.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

We must become the change we want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Love never claims. it ever gives. Love ever suffers, never resents never revenges itself.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

The future depends on what you do today.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Beauty lies not in the complexion, but in Truth alone.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Discipline is learnt in the school of adversity.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellowmen.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness depends on what you can give, not what you can get.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

The future depends on what we do in the present.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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