Words Of Wisdom. Mahatma Gandhi: "My life is my message"

Mahatma Gandhi is one of the few personalities who does not need a long introduction. Everyone has probably heard about the man who freed India from British colonialism in 1947, using only peaceful means.

Born on October 2, 1869, the Indian leader, known for his wisdom and determination, is still considered today to be one of the world's greatest thinkers and politicians.

We present to you a collection of words of wisdom from Mahatma Gandhi, which will certainly give you new views of reality.

Words Of Wisdom From Mahatma Gandhi

1. "My life is my message".

2. "I regard myself as a soldier, though a soldier of peace."

3. "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."

4. "Non-violence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed."

5. "Seven social sins: will destroy us: Wealth Without Work, Pleasure Without Conscience, Knowledge Without Character, Commerce Without Morality, Science Without Humanity, Religion Without Sacrifice, Politics Without Principle."

6. "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 is no public support. It is self-sustained."

7. "The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still 'small voice' within me. And even though I have to face the prospect of being a minority of one, I humbly believe I have the courage to be in such a hopeless minority."

8. "I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet."

9. "The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."

10. "A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes."

11. "You have to be the change you want to see in the world."

12. "As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world- this is the myth of the atomic age- as in being able to remake ourselves."

13. "Nobody can hurt me without my permission."

14. "An eye for an eye and the world will become blind."

15. "An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching."

16. "The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems."

17. "I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following."

18. "I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps."

19. "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."

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

21. "The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane."

22. "Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow men."

23. "I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people."

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

25. "Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well."

26. "Constant development is the law of life. A man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position."

27. "Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear."

28. "The real love is to love those that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him."

29. "To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest."

30. "Change yourself – you are in control."

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