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A list of the best Mahatma Gandhi quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Mahatma Gandhi quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Mahatma Gandhi quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Mahatma Gandhi should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Mahatma Gandhi quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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91 16
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

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67 9
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi

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89 16
Where there is love there is life. Mahatma Gandhi

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63 9
Be the change you want to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

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29 2
Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi

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29 2
If you don't ask, you don't get. Mahatma Gandhi

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29 2
Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth. Mahatma Gandhi

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40 4
A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else. Mahatma Gandhi

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28 2
Poverty is the worst form of violence. Mahatma Gandhi

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28 2
Patience means self-suffering. Mahatma Gandhi

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34 3
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. Mahatma Gandhi

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42 5
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problem. Mahatma Gandhi

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11 0
Monotony is the law of nature. Look at the monotonous manner in which the sun rises. The monotony of necessary occupation is exhilarating and life giving. Mahatma Gandhi

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11 0
In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi

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32 3
A vow is fixed and unalterable determination to do a thing, when such a determination is related to something noble which can only uplift the man who makes the resolve. Mahatma Gandhi

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37 4
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity. Mahatma Gandhi

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36 4
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart. Mahatma Gandhi

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36 4
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. Mahatma Gandhi

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30 3
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. Mahatma Gandhi

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18 1
We must become the change we want to see. Mahatma Gandhi

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18 1
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi

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18 1
Cowards can never be moral. Mahatma Gandhi

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18 1
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi

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10 0
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

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29 3
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. Mahatma Gandhi

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10 0
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

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10 0
The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave. His fetters fall... freedom and slavery are mental states. Mahatma Gandhi

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10 0
To believe what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man. Mahatma Gandhi

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10 0
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. Mahatma Gandhi

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23 2
Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding. Mahatma Gandhi

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17 1
Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies. Mahatma Gandhi

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22 2
Ahimsa is the attribute of the soul, and therefore, to be practiced by everybody in all affairs of life. If it cannot be practiced in all departments, it has no practical value. Mahatma Gandhi

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16 1
The good man is the friend of all living things. Mahatma Gandhi

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16 1
Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness. Mahatma Gandhi

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16 1
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good. Mahatma Gandhi

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16 1
Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action. Mahatma Gandhi

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16 1
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love. Mahatma Gandhi

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30 4
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. Mahatma Gandhi

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26 3
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest. Mahatma Gandhi

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9 0
Hatred can be overcome only by love. Mahatma Gandhi

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29 4
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right. Mahatma Gandhi

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15 1
No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive. Mahatma Gandhi

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20 2
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation. Mahatma Gandhi

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20 2
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Mahatma Gandhi

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14 1
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within. Mahatma Gandhi

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14 1
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

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14 1
I have learned through bitter experience the one supreme lesson to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmitted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmitted into a power that can move the world. Mahatma Gandhi

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14 1
Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be inseparable part of our very being. Mahatma Gandhi

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8 0
Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed. Mahatma Gandhi

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8 0
Fear has its use but cowardice has none. Mahatma Gandhi