41 Gandhi Quotes

October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948
Gandhi
Let these Gandhi quotes encourage you and give you words of wisdom to consider. Mahatma Gandhi was born in Gujarat, India and was an activist who inspired many for civil rights and freedom across the world. He truly was an inspiration for many. His words still motivate people today to stand up for what is right.



1.     A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.
Gandhi
Thinking



2.     Numerous examples have convinced me that God ultimately saves him whose motive is pure.

Gandhi
Motivational Quotes



3.     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.

Gandhi
Words of Encouragement



4.     The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problem.

Gandhi
Graduation



5.     The more I reflect and look back on the past, the more vividly do I feel my limitations.

Gandhi
Inspirational



Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed. 
Gandhi
6.     Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.

Gandhi
Quote of The Day



7.     Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words.
Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions.
Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits.
Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values.
Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny.

Gandhi
Poems about Life



8.     To see the universal and all-pervading Spirit of Truth face to face one must be able to love the meanest of creation as oneself. And a man who aspires after that cannot afford to keep out of any field of life.

Gandhi
Truth



9.     I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.

Gandhi
Funny



10.     I object to violence because when it appears to do good,
the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.

Gandhi
Motivational Poems



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

Gandhi
Helping Others



12.     The outstanding impression my mother has left on my memory is that of saintliness. She was deeply religious. She would not think of taking her meals without her daily prayers.

Gandhi
Mother



13.     Hate the sin, love the sinner.

Gandhi
Inspirational Sayings



14.     I do not remember having ever told a lie during this short period either to my teachers or to my schoolmates. I used to be very shy and avoided all company. My books and my lessons were my sole companions.

Gandhi
Books



If you want to change the world, start with yourself. Gandhi
15.     If you want to change the world, start with yourself.

Gandhi
Quotes about Change



16.     A clean confession, combined with a promise never to commit the sin again, when offered before one who has the right to receive it, is the purest type of repentance.

Gandhi
Commitment



17.    O God, thy law is mysterious. Wherever the heart is set, there thou art to be seen; with thee there is neither temple nor mosque. Thou lookest only for a true heart in thy seeker.

Gandhi
God



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

Gandhi
Forgiveness



19.    There are some things which are known only to oneself and one's Maker. These are clearly incommunicable... But they are spiritual, or rather moral; for the essence of religion is morality.

Gandhi
Spiritual



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

Gandhi
Quotes to Live By



21.     There are innumerable definitions of God, because His manifestations are innumerable. They overwhelm me with wonder and awe and for a moment stun me. But I worship God as Truth only.

Gandhi
Poems about God



22.     Where there is love there is life

Gandhi
Life



23.    The seeker after truth should be humbler than the dust.
The world crushes the dust under its feet,
but the seeker after Truth should so humble himself
that even the dust could crush him.
Only then, and not till then, will he have a glimpse of Truth.

Gandhi
Inspirational Poems



24.     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.

Gandhi
Prayer



25.     I am of opinion that all exclusive intimacies are to be avoided; for man takes in vice far more readily than virtue. And he who would be friends with God must remain alone, or make the whole world his friend.

Gandhi
Friend



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

Gandhi
Goals



27.     To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest

Gandhi
Honesty



28.     God speaks to us every day only we don't know how to listen.

Gandhi
Listening



29.     My life is one indivisible whole, and all my activities run into one another, and they all have their rise in my insatiable love of mankind.

Gandhi
Love



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

Gandhi
Happiness



31.     Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.

Gandhi
Quotes about Overcoming



32.     Ask the poor. They'll tell you who the christians are.

Gandhi
Christian Poems



33.     As human begins, 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.

Gandhi
Greatness



34.     The future depends on what you do today.

Gandhi
Future



35.     There is no way to peace, peace is the only way.

Gandhi
Peace



36.     Numerous examples have convinced me that God ultimately saves him whose motive is pure.

Gandhi
God's Grace



Live simply so others may simply live. 
Gandhi
37.     Live simply so others may simply live.

Gandhi
Simplicity



38.     The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Gandhi
Progress



39.     It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.

Gandhi
Health



40.     Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you're right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth.

Gandhi
Apology



41.     You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.

Gandhi
Attitude



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