Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Whether they were heroes, poets, scholars, or leaders, the brightest minds in human history have thought and written about values and their meanings. Here are some inspirational quotes by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

forgiveness

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

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

hard work

“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment; full effort is full victory.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

hard work

“I claim to be an average man of less than average ability. I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

learning

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

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

love

“Where there is love there is life.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

love

“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 then the one derived from fear of punishment.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

making a difference

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

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

peace

“Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

right choices

“It's the action, not the fruit of the action, that's important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there will be any fruit. But that doesn't mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

strength

“When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

strength

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

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

vision

“I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stifled. I want all the cultures of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

volunteering

“Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

drive

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

helping others

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

soul

“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

unity

“I believe in the essential unity of all that lives. Therefore, I believe that if one person gains spiritually, the whole world gains, and that if one person falls, the whole world falls to that extent.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

volunteering

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

peace

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

do your part

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world...”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

strength

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

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

character

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

service

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948); Indian Political And Spiritual Leader