My politics is my religion, my religion is my politics.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.
You Christians look after a document containing enough dynamite to blow all civilisation to pieces, turn the world upside down and bring peace to a battle-torn planet. But you treat it as though it is nothing more than a piece of literature.
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.
In fact, it is more correct to say that Truth is God, than to say that God is Truth.
The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles.”(Young India, 22 October 1925)
When every hope is gone, ‘when helpers fail and comforts flee,’ I find that help arrives somehow, from I know not where. Supplication, worship, prayer are no superstition; they are acts more real than the acts of eating, drinking, sitting or walking. It is no exaggeration to say that they alone are real, all else...
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
I may have become Christian, were it not for Christians.
It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there’ll be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your...
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.
Truthis like a vast tree, which yields more and more fruit, the more you nurture it
Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers.
It is man’s social nature which distinguishes him from the brute creation. If it is his privilege to be independent, it is equally his duty to be inter-dependent. Only an arrogant man will claim to be independent of everybody else and be self-contained.
In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.