Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. Mahatma Ga
I love Christianity, Islam and many other faiths - through Hinduism.
The fire of independence is burning just as bright in my breast as in the most fiery breast in this country, but ways and methods differ.
It is no easy task to do away with a thing that is established. We, therefore, say that the non-beginning of a thing is supreme wisdom.
The path of self-purification is hard and steep. One has to become absolutely passion-free in thought, speech and action to rise above the opposing currents of love and hatred, attachment and repulsion. I know that I have not in me as yet that triple purity in spite of constant ceaseless striving fo
Newspapers should be read for the study of facts. They should not be allowed to kill the habit of independent thinking.
The spirit of democracy cannot be superimposed from the outside. It must come from within.
What is really needed to make democracy function is not knowledge of facts, but right education.
Everything that we do is insignificant...and...it is very important that we do it!
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
For a nonviolent struggle, there is no age limit. The blind, the maimed and the bed-ridden may serve, and not only men but women also.
Even if masses of people were to burn khadi publicly and say that it is an insane programme, I will declare that those people have gone mad.
My trust is solely in God. And I trust men only because I trust God. If I had no God to rely upon, I should be like Timon, a hater of my species.
We want to go in for suffering, and there may be torture. If we put the women in front the Government may hesitate to inflict on us all the penalty that they might otherwise inflict.
Satyagraha is a law for universal application. Beginning with the family, its use can be extended to every other circle.
My religion and my patriotism derived from my religion, embrace all life.
The reaction that a ruthless dictator sets up in us either that of awe or pity according respectively as we react to him violently on nonviolently.
Truth and nonviolence are both the means and the end, and given the right type of men, the legislatures can be the means of achieving the concrete pursuit of truth and nonviolence.
The Bible is as much a book of religion with me as the Gita and the Koran.
I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.
There is no such thing as â€˜too insaneâ€™ unless others turn up dead due to your actions.
Why should men arrogate to themselves the right to regulate female purity?
I believe in God, not as a theory but as a fact more real than life itself.
Just as the body cannot exist without blood, so the soul needs the matchless and pure strength of faith.
He who spins before the poor, inviting them to do likewise, serves God as no one else does.
Our duty is very simple and plain. We want to serve the community, and in our own humble way to serve the Empire. We believe in the righteousness of the cause, which it is our privilege to espouse. We have an abiding faith in the mercy of the Almighty God, and we have firm faith in the British Const
Truth is not truth merely because it is ancient. Nor is truth necessarily to be regarded with suspicion because it is ancient.
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man. Mahatma Ga
Labour, because it chose to remain unintelligent, either became subservient, or insolently believed in damaging the capitalists' goods and machinery or even in killing the capitalists.