20 Most Famous Mahatma Gandhi Inspirational Quotes


Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian activist, who lead the Indian independence movement against the rule of Britain. He was a notable person in history as his speeches inspired freedom and movement of civil rights across the world. Here are some of his most famous inspirational quotes:


Mahatma Gandhi Quotes:

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

2. A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.

3. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.

4. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

5. In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

6. If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.

7. You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.

8. The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.

9. Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.


11. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

12. Infinite striving to be the best is man’s duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God’s hands.

13. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.

14. Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologise for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind.

15. Truth resides in every human heart, and one has to search for it there, and to be guided by truth as one sees it. But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.

16. 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.

17. A man must arrange his physical and cultural circumstances so that they do not hinder him in his service of humanity, on which all his energies should be concentrated.

18. Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.

19. If your heart acquires strength, you will be able to remove blemishes from others without thinking evil of them.

20. There is nothing more potent than thought. Deed follows word and word follows thought. The word is the result of a mighty thought, and where the thought is mighty and pure the result is always mighty and pure.


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