Throughout his life, Mahatma Gandhi held certain
principles dear to his heart and unfailingly adhered to them. The
ebullient speaker that he was, the Mahatma's words were pearls of wisdom
that inspired an entire nation to embrace his principles and tread the
path showed by him. Following are some famous quotes by Mahatma Gandhi
that captured the essence of Gandhi's values and beliefs:
Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight
you, then you win.
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.
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of
doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is
One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they
must be defended against the heaviest odds.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good
is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood
and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the