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10 Mahatma Gandhi quotes to help you through the toughest days of your life


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi fondly referred as the ‘Father of the Nation’ is synonymous with non-violence and freedom. Besides being at the forefront of the Indian Independence Movement, he has always been a guiding light for many us with his inspirational quotes on life, spirituality, and religion. And today, on the occasion of the 69th death anniversary of Bapu let’s pay a tribute to him by getting familiar with 10 quotes of Mahatma.

  • 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.

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

  • An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.

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

  • Faith becomes lame when it ventures into matters pertaining to reason!

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  • Distinguish between real needs and artificial wants and control the latter.

  • God lives, but not as we. His creatures live but to die. But God is life. Therefore, goodness is not an attribute. Goodness is God.

  • 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.

  • It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends but to befriend one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion.

  • A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.