Mahatma Gandhi Quotes (344 quotes)
“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.”
Young India, 23 January 1930
“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
“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
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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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“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”