Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (/ˈɡɑːndi, ˈɡæn-/; Hindustani: [ˈmoːɦənd̪aːs ˈkərəmtʃənd̪ ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi]; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahatma (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable")—applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa,—is now used worldwide. He is also called Bapu (Gujarati: endearment for "father", "papa") in India. In common parlance in India he is often called Gandhiji. He is unofficially called the Father of the Nation. Born and raised in a Hindu merchant caste family in coastal Gujarat, western India, and trained in law at the Inner Temple, London, Gandhi first employed nonviolent civil disobedience as an expatriate lawyer in South Afr... More

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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Mahatma Gandhi #Alone #Faith #God

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
Mahatma Gandhi #Anger

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi #Anger

Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
Mahatma Gandhi #Anger #God

I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.
Mahatma Gandhi #Age

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 #Age #Religion

Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
Mahatma Gandhi #Faith #Patience #Time

If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.
Mahatma Gandhi #Beauty #Religion

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
Mahatma Gandhi #Best

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Mahatma Gandhi #Best #God

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
Mahatma Gandhi #Business #Religion

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
Mahatma Gandhi #Change

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi #Change

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
Mahatma Gandhi #Death

Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.
Mahatma Gandhi #Education #Life

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
Mahatma Gandhi #Experience #Faith

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
Mahatma Gandhi #Death #Faith #Fear #Religion

Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
Mahatma Gandhi #Faith

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
Mahatma Gandhi #Faith #History

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
Mahatma Gandhi #Faith #God

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Mahatma Gandhi #Faith

Faith... must be enforced by reason... when faith becomes blind it dies.
Mahatma Gandhi #Faith #God

But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.
Mahatma Gandhi #Faith #Peace

Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
Mahatma Gandhi #Faith

Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
Mahatma Gandhi #Faith

Non-violence is the article of faith.