Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is a full victory.
It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.
Change yourself – you are in control.
I regard myself as a soldier, though a soldier of peace.
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
Nonviolence is not to be used ever as the shield of the coward. It is the weapon of the brave.
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings.
I wear the national dress because it is the most natural and the most becoming for an Indian.
Where love is, there God is also.
A man of truth must also be a man of care.
Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.
Man can never be a woman’s equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.
The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.
The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.
The rich cannot accumulate wealth without the co-operation of the poor in society.
The good man is the friend of all living things.
My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realizing him.
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.
Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.
Do or Die.
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
Truth is one, paths are many.
Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.
The future depends on what you do today.
The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.
There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.
In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.