Of our political revolution of '76, we all are justly proud. It has given us a degree of political freedom, far exceeding that of any other nation of the earth. In it the world has found a solution of the long mooted problem, as to the capability of man to govern himself. In it was the germ which ha
Let none falter who thinks he is right, and we may succeed. But if, after all, we shall fail, be it so: we still shall have the proud consolation of saying to our consciences, and to the departed shade of our country's freedom, that the cause approved of our judgment and adored of our hearts, in dis
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
We have forgotten the gracious hand which has preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and have vainly imagined in the deceitfulness of our hearts that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we
Every man is proud of what he does well; and no man is proud of what he does not do well. With the former, his heart is in his work; and he will do twice as much of it with less fatigue. The latter performs a little imperfectly, looks at it in disgust, turns from it, and imagines himself exceedingly
Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us.
Ramanama is for the pure at heart and for those who want to attain purity and remain pure.
God never made man that he may consider another man as untouchable.
There's enough on this planet for everyone's needs but not for everyone's greed.
Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.
Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.
I shall die, but I will not kill.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. 18 Sha
A clear victory of satyagraha is impossible so long as there is ill will.
Khaddar has the greatest organizing power in it because it has itself to be organized and because it affects all India.
Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
For every minute that I spin, there is in me the consciousness that I am adding to the nation's wealth.
A dissolute character is more dissolute in thought than in deed. And the same is true of violence. Our violence in word and deed is but a feeble echo of the surging violence of thought in us.
No police or military in the world can protect people who are cowards.
Nothing can so quickly put the masses on their legs as the spinning wheel and all it means.
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.
Desirelessness or renunciation does not come for the mere talking about it.
Ethically they had arrived at the conclusion that man's supremacy over lower animals meant not that the former should prey upon the latter, but that the higher should protect the lower, and that there should be mutual aid between the two as between man and man. They had also brought out the truth th
If one takes care of the means, the end will take care of itself.
Cow preservation is an article of faith in Hinduism.
The spinning wheel and the spinning wheel alone will solve, if anything will solve, the problem of the deepening poverty of India.