Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Mahatma Gandhi said:

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.

Suffering cheerfully endured, ceases to be suffering and is transmuted into an ineffable joy.

Intolerance is itself a from of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.

The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.

For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.

I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following.

Imitation is the sincerest flattery.

Self-respect knows no considerations.

There is no principle worth the name if it is not wholly good.

That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.

Truth is by nature self-evident, as soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.

If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time.

A 'no' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Friendship that insists upon agreement on all matters is not worth the name. Friendship to be real must ever sustain the weight of honest differences, however sharp they be.

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.

What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.

It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honored by the humiliation of their fellow beings.

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.

Breach of promise is a base surrender of truth.

An ounce of practice is worth more then tons of preaching.

I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.

Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living ?

Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.

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