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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

(1869-1948), Indian Political, Spiritual Leader

The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave. His fetters fall... freedom and slavery are mental states.

Category: Freedom

The good man is the friend of all living things.

Category: Friends And Friendship

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

Category: Friends And Friendship

The mantram becomes one's staff of life and carries one through every ordeal. Each repetition has a new meaning, carrying you nearer and nearer to God.

Category: God

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.

Category: Good And Evil

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Category: Happiness

Hatred can be overcome only by love.

Category: Hatred

To believe what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man.

Category: History And Historians

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.

Category: Humankind

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.

Category: Humankind

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.

Category: Humor

Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible.

Category: Idleness

Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.

Category: Indolence

I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.

Category: Inheritance

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.

Category: Jesus Christ