World Famous Quotes by World Famous People.
Mahatma Gandhi ji was a major political and
spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement. He was the
pioneer of Satyagraha
Birth Place: October 2, 1869(1869-10-02)
Place of birth: Porbandar, Kathiawar Agency, British
Date of death: January 30, 1948 (aged 78)
Place of death: New Delhi, Union of India
Movement: Indian Independence Movement
Major organizations: Indian National Congress
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.
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.
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.
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at
purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be
stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as
freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.
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.