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.


Corruption and hypocrisy ought not to be inevitable products of democracy, as they undoubtedly are today.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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.     

Mahatma Gandhi

It is good health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.     

Mahatma Gandhi

It is simple impertinence for any man, or any body of men, to begin, or to contemplate, reform of the whole world.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Every reform means awakening. Once truly awakened, the nation will not be satisfied with reform only in one department of life.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Every night, when I go to sleep, I die. Every morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Every murder or other injury, no matter for what cause, committed or inflicted on another is a crime against humanity.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The British power is the overlord without whom Indian princes cannot breathe.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The British are weak in numbers, we are weak in spite of our numbers.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it.     

Mahatma Gandhi

If a single man demanded as much as a man with a wife and four children, then that would be a violation of the concept of economic equality.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.      

Mahatma Gandhi

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.     

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

Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Purity of life is the highest and truest art.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The end is inherent in the means.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hinduism dies if untouchability lives, and untouchability has to die if Hinduism is to live.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hinduism has sinned in giving sanction to untouchability.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hinduism insists on the brotherhood of not only all mankind but of all that lives.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hinduism has become a conservative religion and, therefore, a mighty force because of the swadeshi spirit underlying it.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hinduism is not a codified religion.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hinduism is a relentless pursuit of Truth. Truth is God and if today it has become moribund, inactive, irresponsive to growth, it is because we are fatigued; and as soon as the fatigue is over, Hinduism will burst upon the world with a brilliance perhaps unknown before.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hinduism loses its right to make a universal appeal if it closes its temples to Harijans.     

Mahatma Gandhi