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.


It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.     

Mahatma Gandhi

There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Practice as if you are the worst, perform as if you are the best.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.     

Mahatma Gandhi

First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Where there is only a choice between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence.     

Mahatma Gandhi

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.     

Mahatma Gandhi

There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.     

Mahatma Gandhi

My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents and I lay them both at his feet.     

Mahatma Gandhi

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Action expresses priorities.     

Mahatma Gandhi

There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.     

Mahatma Gandhi

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Bravery is not a quality of the body. It is of the soul.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive, because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive, because your behavior become your habits. Keep your habits positive, because your habits      

Mahatma Gandhi

For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments equally imperfect.     

Mahatma Gandhi

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.     

Mahatma Gandhi

It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a falseposition.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Selfishness is blind.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Unity to be real must stand the severest strain without breaking.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Tolerance implies a gratuitous assumption of the inferiority of other faiths to one's own.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The golden way is to be friends with the world and to regard the whole human family as one.     

Mahatma Gandhi

I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Service without humility is selfishness and egotism.     

Mahatma Gandhi