What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point.
Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.
Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
Happiness is when what you think what you say and what you do are in harmony.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own so do nations not like to live under other nations however noble and great the latter may be.
Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
There is no principle worth the name if it is not wholly good.
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
The good man is the friend of all living things.
What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good the good is only temporary the evil it does is permanent.
A man who was completely innocent offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others including his enemies and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
Where love is there God is also.
My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God's creation woman the object of our lust.
A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.
There are people in the world so hungry that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
God is even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.