‘It is through and non-violence that I can have some glimpse of
a starving person, God will appear in the form of bread alone.'
||'Democracy is not a state in which people act like sheep.'
||'Freedom is not worth having if it does not include
the freedom to make mistakes.'
is a stage in life when a man does not need even to proclaim his
thoughts, much less to show them by outward action. Mere thoughts
act. They attain that power'
your scholarship would be in vain if at the same time you do not
build your character and attain mastery over your thoughts and your
||'Moral results can only be produced by moral restraints.'
are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without
conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality,
Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics
this age of the atom bomb unadulterated non-violence is the only
force that can confound all the tricks put together of violence'
||'When all forsake you, God will be with you.'
||'Truth is the first to be sought for, and Beauty and Goodness will then be added unto you.'
is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to
put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.’
||'The freedom from all attachment is the realization of God as Truth.'
'To seek a favour is to barter away one's freedom.'
||‘Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as
cooperation with good.’
||'The supreme consideration is man. The machine should not tend to make atrophied the limbs of man.'
||'Death is a blessing bestowed by the creator on
all life, human and sub-human. Right conduct is the only right way
of life which makes it bearable and even lovely.'
as a tree has a single trunk but many branches and leaves, there is
one religion-- human religion--but any number of faiths.'
gains in strength only when people are willing to lay down their
lives for it.’
morality consists not in following the beaten track, but in finding
out the true path for ourselves and in fearlessly following it.’
man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can
do, Nothing else.’
fear paralyses our thinking power.'
the subtlest force in the world.’
would be no one to frighten you if you refuse to be afraid.'
one can protect you other than God. No man can protect another.'
is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.'
||'The man at
prayer will be at peace with himself and with the whole world.'
||'The sword of passive resistance does not require a scabbard.'
purpose of education is to bring out the best in you’
is the duty of a Government to ensure bread labour for all
unemployed men and women, no matter how many they are.’
not a state in which people act like sheep.'
will come when it is deserved by our being and feeling strong.’
||'It is easy
enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who
regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion.
The other is mere business.'
a man empties his heart, God occupies.'
true source of rights is duty.'
of democracy is not possible if we are not prepared to hear the
test of civilization, culture, and dignity is character, not
succeeds only when we have a real living faith in God.'
is no silence which is inspired by fear.’
and such other evil passions raging in the heart are the real
more to life than simply increasing its speed.'
order to be truly useful, self-sacrifice has to be combined with
purity of motive and true knowledge. Sacrifice without these two has
been known to prove ruinous to society.'
platform of service is as big as the world.'
like birth. Till we are fully free, we are slaves.'
||'Truth is my
is only for those who have completed their studies. While studying,
the only occupation of students must be to increase their
faith there is no room for despair.'
Non-cooperation with evil means cooperation with all that is good.'
must become the change we want to see.'
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.'