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Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

(1869-1948), Indian Political, Spiritual Leader

Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Category: Poverty And The Poor

I have learned through bitter experience the one supreme lesson to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmitted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmitted into a power that can move the world.

Category: Power

Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.

Category: Prayer

Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.

Category: Prayer

Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.

Category: Prayer

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Category: Prayer

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.

Category: Prayer

What is a man if he is not a thief who openly charges as much as he can for the goods he sells?

Category: Profits

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.

Category: Quality

Rationalists are admirable beings, rationalism is a hideous monster when it claims for itself omnipotence. Attribution of omnipotence to reason is as bad a piece of idolatry as is worship of stock and stone believing it to be God. I plead not for the suppression of reason, but for a due recognition of that in us which sanctifies reason.

Category: Reason

All business depends upon men fulfilling their responsibilities.

Category: Responsibility

There are limits to self-indulgence, none to restraint.

Category: Restraint

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.

Category: Revenge

Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.

Category: Right And Rightness

The mice which helplessly find themselves between the cats teeth acquire no merit from their enforced sacrifice.

Category: Sacrifice