227 quotes found by Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi
Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.
Moral  Effort  Hold  # 153574
Mahatma Gandhi
Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
life  education  Personal  # 153575
Mahatma Gandhi
I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.
god  anger  Cannot  # 153576
Mahatma Gandhi
Faith... must be enforced by reason... when faith becomes blind it dies.
faith  reason  Becomes  # 153577
Mahatma Gandhi
Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
faith  Cause  Betrays  # 153578
Mahatma Gandhi
If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
Certain  Hold  Duty  # 153579
Mahatma Gandhi
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
good  evil  Duty  # 153580
Mahatma Gandhi
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
faith  god  alone  # 153581
Mahatma Gandhi
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.
Business  religion  true  # 153582
Mahatma Gandhi
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
faith  god  Requires  # 153583
Mahatma Gandhi
An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
truth  reason  Nobody  # 153584
Mahatma Gandhi
Ours is one continued struggle against degradation sought to be inflicted upon us by the European, who desire to degrade us to the level of the raw Kaffir, whose occupation is hunting and whose sole ambition is to collect a certain number of cattle to buy a wife with, and then pass his life in indolence and nakedness.
life  Against  wife  # 153585
Mahatma Gandhi
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
poverty  violence  worst  # 153586
Mahatma Gandhi
Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.
social  Ought  Ideal  # 153587
Mahatma Gandhi
I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God's creation, woman, the object of our lust.
god  Woman  Rather  # 153588
Mahatma Gandhi
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough in me to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
simple  Individual  humility  # 153589