7 junio, 2024

+100 Gandhi phrases about life, peace, friendship and more

Tea I leave the best Gandhi quotes about life, peace, love, happiness, friendship and much more. They represent the beliefs and way of thinking of one of the great leaders in history, who achieved the independence of his country despite facing one of the greatest empires in history.

Mahatma Gandhi, born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was not only an activist and politician, he also worked as a lawyer and writer. However, he is known worldwide for leading his country’s independence movement against the British Empire.

Due to his achievements and efforts, he is considered the father of India and an example for having achieved social and political changes based on peace and non-violence. For this Gandhi was called by the Indians as the Mahatma (the Great Soul). He was assassinated in 1948 and his life inspired other great leaders, such as Nelson Mandela or Martin Luther King Jr.


Gandhi’s quotes about life and his teachings

-Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever.

-The weak can never forget. Forgetting is an attribute of the strong.

-Strength does not come from a physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

-My life is my message.

-Those who know how to think do not need teachers.

-Health is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.

-We may stumble and fall, but we must get up again.

We will become who we are meant to be.

-You must be the change you want to see in the world.

-No one can hurt me without my permission.

-The future depends on what you decide to do today.

-First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then they win.

-Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the achievement. Total effort is total victory.

-A man is nothing more than the product of his thoughts. He becomes what he thinks about.

-You don’t know who is important to you until you lose them.

-An ounce of practice is worth more than a ton of preaching.

-You can chain me, you can torture me, you can destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.

-Glory is found in the attempt to reach the goal and not in reaching it.

-Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.

-Fear has its uses, but cowardice has none.

-An eye for an eye can only end up leaving the whole world blind.

-It is the quality of our work that will satisfy God, and not the quantity.

-Hate the sin, love the sinner.

-When you face an opponent, conquer him with love.

-Faith is put to the test in the face of the most difficult situations.

-It is possible that you never know what results will be obtained from your actions, but if you do nothing there will be no result.

-I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of self-respect.

-Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

-In a gentle way, you can rock the world.

-Man should forget his anger before going to sleep.

I won’t let anyone cross my mind with their dirty feet.

-The Earth provides enough to satisfy the needs of each man, but not the greed of each man.

I suppose leadership once meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people.

-The infinite effort to be the best is the duty of man; it is his own reward. Everything else is in the hands of God.

-A small body of determined spirit and fired by an unwavering faith in its mission, can alter the course of history.

-It is the action, not the fruit of the action, which is important. You have to do the right thing.

-A «no» said with the deepest conviction is better than a «yes» pronounced simply to please or to avoid problems.

-You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if some drops are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

-There is more to life than increasing your speed.

-Before the throne of the Almighty, man will not be judged by his actions but by his intentions.

-Jesus is ideal and wonderful, but you Christians are not like him.

-Prayer is not asking. It is a yearning of the soul. It is the daily admission of one’s own weakness.

-The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way they treat their animals.

-The spiritual relationship is more precious than the physical. The physical relationship without the spiritual is a body without a soul.

-Even if you are one in the minority, the truth is the truth.

-It is not wise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to remember that the strongest can weaken and the wisest can err.

-Every night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.

-If patience has value, it must last until the end of time. And a life of faith will prevail in the midst of a black storm.

-The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

-Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as she removes the cobwebs of ignorance that surround her, she shines bright.

-Action expresses priorities.

If I didn’t have a sense of humor, I would have committed suicide a long time ago.

-Silence becomes cowardice when the occasion demands to tell the whole truth and act accordingly.

-The essence of all religions is one, only their focus is different.

-Honest disagreement is a good sign of progress.

-Believe in something and not live it is dishonest.

-The culture of a nation resides in the heart and soul of its people.

-The truth prevails, even if there is no public support. She stands on her own.

-The truth never harms a cause that is just.

Imitation is the sincerest flattery.

– Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of morality.

-Non-cooperation with the devil is a duty just like cooperation with God.

-In my opinion, the life of a lamb is no less valuable than that of a human being.

-The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. Being effective demands the sacrifice of the bravest and most impeccable.

-Anyone who wants to can listen to the inner voice. It is within everyone.

-We win justice faster by rendering justice to the other party.

-When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the Moon, my soul expands in adoration of the creator.

-Prayer is the key in the morning and the screw in the afternoon.

-Palestine belongs to the Arabs, as England belongs to the English or France belongs to the French.

-The purpose of life is to live right, think right, and act right

-An honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.

-No culture can survive if it claims to be exclusive.

-The best way to find yourself is by losing yourself in the service of others.

-Those who cannot give up attachment to the results of their work are far from the path.

-Our greatness does not lie in being able to remake the world, but in being able to remake ourselves.

-If I have the belief that I can do it, surely I will have the ability to do it.

-It is difficult, but not impossible, to run a business strictly under honesty.

-Prayer is the key to tomorrow and the lightning of the night.

-A leader is useless when he acts against the impulses of his own conscience.

-Faith becomes lame when it ventures into matters related to reason.

-It is not worth having freedom if you are not free to make mistakes.

-I believe that there is no prayer without fasting and there is no real fasting without prayer.

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

-I wish to change their minds, not kill them for the same weaknesses we all possess.

-The confession of errors is like a broom that sweeps away dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer.

-I am willing to die, but there is no cause for which I am willing to kill.

-It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel honored by the humiliation of their fellow men.

-Those who say that religion has nothing to do with politics, do not know what religion is.

-The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice inside me.

I don’t want to predict the future. I worry about taking care of the present. God has not given me any control over the next moment.

-Be sincere, gentle and brave.

-What we do to the world’s forests is nothing more than a mirror of what we do to ourselves and to others.

-A religion that does not take into account practical issues and does not help to solve them is not religion.

-Let the first act of each morning be to make the next resolution for the day.

-Man becomes great to the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow men.

– Morality is contraband in war.

-The service that is done without joy does not help the server or the servers.

-The moment there is suspicion about a person’s motives, everything they do contaminates.

-There is a higher court than the courts of justice, and it is the court of conscience. Supersedes all other courts.

-Meekness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no race or religion.

-When moderation and courtesy are added to force, it becomes irresistible.

-I believe in equality for everyone, except for reporters and photographers.

-For me each ruler is a stranger who defies public opinion.

About love

-Where there is love there is life.

-Love is the strongest force that the world possesses and yet it is the most humble that can be imagined.

-When doing something, do it with love or don’t do it at all.

Self-love knows no considerations.

-A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; It is the prerogative of the brave.

-There are two types of powers, one is obtained by fear of punishment, and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is more effective and permanent than fear of punishment.

-The justice that love gives is redemption, the justice that the law gives is punishment.

-Peace between countries must be based on love between individuals.

-The justice that love gives is a surrender, the justice that the law gives is a punishment.

about tolerance

-Hatred and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

-Intolerance in itself is a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of the true democratic spirit.

-Intolerance betrays a lack of faith in the cause.

– Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

about violence

-Non-violence is the weapon of the strongest.

-An unjust law is in itself a kind of violence.

I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and nonviolence are as old as the hills.

-My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means to achieve it.

-Poverty is the worst form of violence.

-Non-violence requires double faith; faith in God and faith in man.

– Anger is the enemy of non-violence, and pride is a monster that absorbs it.

-The victory obtained with violence must be prepared for defeat, because it will not last long.

-I oppose violence because when it seems to do good, it is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.

-It is better to be violent if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the mantle of no…

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