Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always
aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make
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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in
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Hate the sin, love the sinner.
Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can
only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost
of your life.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is
only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light,
and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal
clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
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Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing
something to be happy.
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It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than
to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
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It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be
reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
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One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be
defended against the heaviest odds.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the
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Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that
you do it.
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth
and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and
for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall.
Think of it--always.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
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.
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What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the
homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of
totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
Mahatma Gandhi, "Non-Violence in Peace and War"
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Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is
Mahatma Gandhi, 'Satyagraha Leaflet No. 13,' May 3, 1919
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An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi, (attributed)
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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
Mahatma Gandhi, 1931
I think it would be a good idea.
Mahatma Gandhi, when asked what he thought of Western civilization