Mahatma Gandhi Quotes (344 quotes)
“Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.”
A day book of thoughts from Mahatma Gandhi (1951 edition)
“I'm a lover of my own liberty, and so I would do nothing to restrict yours. I simply want to please my own conscience, which is God.”
Young India (21 January 1927)
Part II, Chapter 4, The First Shock - An Autobiography (1927)
In Ethical Religion, (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1922), Chapter 6, p. 61.
“Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.”
Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi (1947 edition)
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Photo Credit: Wallace KirklandMahatma Gandhi
Born: October 2, 1869
Died: January 30, 1948 (aged 78)
Bio: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.
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