Mahatma Gandhi Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old mahatma gandhi quotes, mahatma gandhi sayings, and mahatma gandhi proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Mahatma Gandhi

Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.     

Mahatma Gandhi

There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Pure motives can never justify impure or violent action.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Live simply so that others may simply live.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.     

Mahatma Gandhi

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.     

Mahatma Gandhi

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

We shall dig our own grave if we do not purge ourselves of this curse of untouchability.     

Mahatma Gandhi

If the lambs of the world had been willingly led, they would have long ago saved themselves from the butcher's knife.     

Mahatma Gandhi

There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The true democrat is he who with purely nonviolent means defends his liberty and, therefore, his country's and ultimately that of the whole of mankind.     

Mahatma Gandhi

A democratic organization has to dare to do the right at all costs.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The truest test of civilization, culture and dignity is character and not clothing.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Decency requires that when a programme is approved by the majority, all should carry it out faithfully.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Decency and tolerance, to be of any value, must be capable of withstanding the severest strain.     

Mahatma Gandhi

I do regard spinning and weaving as a necessary part of any national system of education.     

Mahatma Gandhi

When I admire the wonder of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in worship of the Creator.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.     

Mahatma Gandhi

It is as much our obligation not to cooperate with evil as it is to cooperate with good.     

Mahatma Gandhi

If the village worker is not a decent man or woman, conducting a decent home, he or she had better not aspire after the high privilege and honour of becoming a village worker.     

Mahatma Gandhi