My politics is my religion, my religion is my politics.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
I may have become Christian, were it not for Christians.
Truthis like a vast tree, which yields more and more fruit, the more you nurture it
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.
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.
In fact, it is more correct to say that Truth is God, than to say that God is Truth.
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...
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.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one’s acts.
I have always felt that the true text-book for the pupil is his teacher
Friendship that insists upon agreement on all things isn’t worth the name.
Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:- I shall not fear anyone on Earth. – I shall fear only God. – I shall not bear ill will toward anyone. – I shall not submit to injustice from anyone. – I shall conquer untruth by truth. And...
I hold that it is the duty of every cultured man or woman to read sympathetically the scriptures of the world. If we are to respect others’religions as we would have them to respect our own, a friendly study of theworld’s religions is a sacred duty.