Mahatma Gandhi Quotes (552 quotes)
Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi (Government of India, 1965), p. 157
Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi (Government of India, 1964), p. 485
“A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”
Young India, March 17, 1927
Wit and wisdom of Mahatma Gandhi (1960 edition)
In Ethical Religion, (Madras: S. Ganesan, 1922), Chapter 6, p. 61.
“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.”
Of Jesus. From: Communal Unity (Navajivan Publishing House, 1949), p. 384
Gandhi Against Fascism
“A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.”
The Selected Works of Mahatma Gandhi: Selected letters (1968 edition)
“A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.”
Collected Works (1965 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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“This survival of the fittest which I have here sought to express in mechanical terms, is that which Mr. Darwin has called 'natural selection, or the preservation of favored races in the struggle for life.”