Mahatma Gandhi: A Soldier of Peace & A Great Man in History

Mahatma Gandhi: Quotes By Father of the Nation
Quotes By Father of the Nation

We all know that Mahatma Gandhi contributed a lot in India’s freedom struggle. Born on 2 October 1869, he is still one of the world’s most inspirational figures. Today is 70th death anniversary of Gandhi as he was assassinated on this day in 1948 by Nathuram Godse (A Hindu Nationalist).

India remembers ‘Bapu’ on his 70th death anniversary today and here are his most powerful quotes that changed history and made him “Father of the Nation.”

Have a look at quotes by Bapu/ Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

* There are two days in the year that we can’t do anything, yesterday and tomorrow.”


“The greatness of a nation & its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

“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.”

* “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul, daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”

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


* “Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power which is based on love is a 1000 times more effective & permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.”

* “Be the change that you want to see in the world.”

* “A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.”

* “I’ll not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”


* “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”

* “Happiness is when what you think, what you say & what you do are in harmony.”

* “Speak only if it improves upon the silence.”

* “An ounce of practice is worth a thousand words.”


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

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

* “Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served.”

* “The difference between what we do & what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.”


* “If you want real peace in the world, start with children.”

* “An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”

*You yourself as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”

* “You can chain me, torture me, destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.”


* “Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.”

* “There are people in the world so hungry, that God can’t appear to them except in the form of bread.”

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

* “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.”


* “Peace is its own reward.”

* “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”

* “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Which quote was your favourite? Tell us in the comment section below, we would love to hear from you!


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