120+ Inspirational Mahatma Gandhi Quotes [2021] Freedom Fighter Of India

120+ Inspirational Mahatma Gandhi Quotes [2021] Freedom Fighter Of India

Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian Lawyer, Anti-Colonial Nationalist, Political Ethicist, and most importantly a Freedom Fighter.

Gandhi led nationwide social campaigns for easing poverty, expanding women's rights, building religious and ethnic amity.

Gandhi's birthday, 2 October, is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti in India and worldwide as the International Day of Nonviolence. Gandhi is considered the Father of the Nation in India and was commonly called Bapu.

He leads the successful campaign for India's independence from British rule and inspire the world for civil rights and freedom.

We've put together an incredible collection of Mahatma Gandhi quotes to read.

Here they are:

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List of Inspiring Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

“My life is my message.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Speak only if it improves upon the silence.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Hate the sin, love the sinner.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The future depends on what we do in the present.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Service without humility is selfishness and egotism.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“It does not require money to live neat, clean, and dignified.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Full effort is full victory.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The real ornament of a woman is her character, her purity.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Man should forget his anger before he goes to sleep.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Gentleness, self-sacrifice, and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Do not judge others. Be your own judge and you will be truly happy. If you try to judge others, you are likely to burn your fingers.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“To lose patience is to lose the battle.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“A ‘No’ uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Knowledge gained through experience is far superior and many times more useful than bookish knowledge.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“If you want to change the world, start with yourself.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate but it is fear.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“To lose patience is to lose the battle.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“No man loses his freedom except through his own weakness.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The future depends on what you do today.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“A small group of determined and like-minded people can change the course of history.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there’ll be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your actions. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“My faith is brightest in the midst of impenetrable darkness.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Truth without humility would be an arrogant caricature.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Strength does not come from physical capacity, it comes from an indomitable will.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Your action expresses your priorities.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments are equally imperfect.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Even if the paradise of material satisfaction, which they envisage as their final goal, were realized on earth, it would not bring mankind either contentment or peace.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“When there is war, the poet lays down the lyre, the lawyer his law reports, the schoolboy his books.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The real love is to love those that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” - Mahatma Gandhi


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


“It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“When you are right, you have no need to be angry. When you are wrong, you have no right to be angry.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“If we want to reach real peace in this world, we should start educating children.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Live simply so that others may simply live.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“God has no religion.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Nothing is impossible for pure love.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“True beauty consists of purity of heart.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“A person who is worried about the outcome of his work does not see his goal; he sees only his opposition and the obstacles before him.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Life is but an endless series of experiments.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Where there is love there is life.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Truth resides in every human heart, and one has to search for it there and to be guided by truth as one sees it. But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Take care of this moment.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“It’s not too late at all. You just don’t yet know what you are capable of.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Truth is one, paths are many.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Find purpose. The means will follow.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Self-respect knows no considerations.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Action expresses priorities.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“A man who was completely innocent offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Common sense is the realized sense of proportion.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“You yourself as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The future depends on what you do today.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Doubt is invariably the result of want or weakness of faith.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“There is no way to peace, there is only peace.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“I do believe that, where there is only a choice between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence. I would rather have India resort to arms in order to defend her honor than that she should, in a cowardly manner, become or remain a helpless witness to her own dishonor. But I believe that nonviolence is infinitely superior to violence, forgiveness is more manly than punishment.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Prayer is a confession of one’s own unworthiness and weakness.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Imitation is the sincerest flattery.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Peace is its own reward.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“It is better to allow our lives to speak for us than our words.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Those who know how to think need no teachers.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“What barrier is there that love cannot break?” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Strength does not come from winning. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“Be the change you are trying to create.” - Mahatma Gandhi

Pat Walls,  Founder of Starter Story

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