20 Most Famous and Inspiring Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Mahatma Gandhi was an anti-colonial nationalist, political ethicist, and writer who used nonviolent resistance to lead successful campaigns for India’s independence.

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Here are some of his best quotes:

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.

Mahatma Gandhi

Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.

Mahatma Gandhi

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.

Mahatma Gandhi

I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.

Mahatma Gandhi

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way 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.

Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

Mahatma Gandhi

God has no religion.

Mahatma Gandhi

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.

Mahatma Gandhi

Your beliefs become your thoughts,

Your thoughts become your words,

Your words become your actions,

Your actions become your habits,

Your habits become your values,

Your values become your destiny.

Mahatma Gandhi

Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation.

Mahatma Gandhi

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.

Mahatma Gandhi

If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. We need not wait to see what others do.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Gentleness, self-sacrifice, and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.

Mahatma Gandhi

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, 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.

Mahatma Gandhi

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.

Mahatma Gandhi

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.

Mahatma Gandhi

It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there’ll be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.

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