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Quotations from
Mohandas Karamchand 'Mahatma' Gandhi

[1869-1948]

       Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was accorded the title 'Mahatma'
(Sanskrit for 'great soul' or 'venerable'). He established the principles of non-violent protest & revolution and liberated the country of India from British colonial rule.


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“Even if you are a minority of one, a truth is a truth.”  {Issue #46}
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“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”  {Issue #50}
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“There is no path to peace: peace is the way.”  {Issue #52}
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“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”  {Issue #60}
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“Be the change [that] you want to see in the world.”  {Issue #62}
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“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won.
There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible,
but in the end they always fall, always.”  {Issue #64}
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“Liberty and democracy become unholy when their hands are dyed red with innocent blood.”  {blog 12/2007}
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“What you do is of little significance; but it is very important that you do it.”  {blog 3/2008}
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“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”  {blog 5/2010}
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“You may think [that] your actions are meaningless and that they won't help, but that is no excuse,
you must still act.”  {blog 4/2011}
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“Earth provides for every man's need, but not for every man's greed.”  {blog 6/2011}
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“If we are to reach real peace in this world, we shall have to begin with the children.”  {blog 12/2011}
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“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”  {blog 3/2012}
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“The difference between what we are doing and what we are capable of doing would solve most
of the world's problems.”  {blog 3/2012}
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“There is more to life than increasing its speed.”  {blog 9/2013}
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“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.”  {blog 12/2013}
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“There is no god higher than truth.”  {blog 2/2014}
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“Action expresses priorities.”  {blog 4/2014}
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“Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, [truth] shines clear.”  {blog 9/2014}
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“There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.”  {blog 3/2015}
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“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”  {blog 12/2015}
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“An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.”  {blog 2/2017}
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“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.”  {blog 8/2017}
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“An eye for an eye leaves everyone blind.”  {blog 9/2017}

Mahatma Gandhi Quotations Not Yet Used on the Blog

"If you don't find God in the next person [that] you meet, it is a waste of time looking for him further."

"An eye for an eye leaves everyone blind."

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