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.


Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Be the change that you wish to see in the world.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Your capacity to keep your vow will depend on the purity of your life.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Never make a promise in haste.     

Mahatma Gandhi

We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is important that you do it     

Mahatma Gandhi

Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

It ill becomes us to invoke in our daily prayers the blessings of God, the Compassionate, if we in turn will not practice elementary compassion towards our fellow creatures.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, 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

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.     

Mahatma Gandhi

I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.     

Mahatma Gandhi

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.      

Mahatma Gandhi

My life is my message.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.     

Mahatma Gandhi

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hate the sin, love the sinner.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

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 becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Be the change you wish to see in this world.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The good man is the friend of all living things.     

Mahatma Gandhi

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi