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40 Mahatma Gandhi Quotes That Will Have a Positive Impact on Your Life

The Indian luminary, famous for leading India to independence by peaceful means, is deemed an inspirational figure to this day.

Known as a soft-spoken and kind-hearted man, Mahatma Gandhi was nonetheless revered as a tenacious political activist.

His highlights on nonviolence influenced Nelson Mandela in his fight to end apartheid in South Africa and Martin Luther King, Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement.

His legacy resonates in the hearts of millions to this day, serving as a perpetual reminder of the importance of acting upon one’s beliefs.

Here are 40 Mahatma Gandhi most famous quotes that will have a positive impact on your life:

#1 ”The good man is the friend of all living things.”

#2 “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”

#3 “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”

#4 ”Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive, because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive, because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive, because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive, because your values become your destiny.”

#5 “Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”

#6 “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”

#7 ”The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

#8 “Without action, you aren’t going anywhere.”

#9 ”Hate the sin, love the sinner.”

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

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

#12 ”It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”

#13 “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”Mahatma Gandhi famous quotes

#14 “Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.”

#15 “Love is the strongest force the world possesses.”

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#16 ”Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be inseparable part of our very being.”

#17 “An ounce of patience is worth more than a tonne of preaching.”

#18 “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.”

#19 ”Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.”

#20 ”Civilization is the encouragement of differences.”

#21 ”Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

#22 ”Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”

#23 “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”

#24 “Change yourself – you are in control.”

#25 ”An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.”

#26 ”Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.”

#27 ”My life is my message.”40 Mahatma Gandhi Quotes That Will Have a Positive Impact on Your Life

#28 ”For one man cannot do right in one department of life whilst he is occupied in doing wrong in any other department. Life is one indivisible whole.”

#29 “Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”

#30 ”Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions.”

#31 “I regard myself as a soldier, though a soldier of peace.“

#32 ”The future depends on what you do today.”

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#33 ”Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only our own happiness but that of the world at large.”

#34 ”There is more to life than increasing its speed.”

#35 “Be congruent, be authentic, be your true self.”

#36 “Non-violence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.”

#37 ”Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”

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

#39 ”The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.”

#40 ”A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.”

Out of all Mahatma Gandhi’s words of wisdom, which resonate with you the best?

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