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1,000 Inspiring Mahatma Gandhi Quotes On Leadership (2023)

1. “Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.”


2. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


3. “There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.”


4. “There are many causes that I am prepared to die for, but no causes that I am prepared to kill for.”


5. Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation. –Mahatma Gandhi


6. “One man cannot do right in one department of life whilst he is occupied in doing wrong in any other department. Life is one indivisible whole”


7. “Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself”


8. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” – Indira Gandhi


9. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. – Gandhi


10. “Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them-a desire, a dream, a vison.”


11. “Your tomorrow depends entirely on what you do today.”


12. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” –Mahatma Gandhi


13. “3 Cardinal Virtues of a Servant-Leader”


14. “Speak only if it improves upon the silence.” – Mahatma Gandhi


15. “ A sign of a good leader is not how many followers you have, but how many leaders you create.”


16. “Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”


17. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi


18. “Love never claims, it ever gives. Love ever suffers, never resents never revenges itself.” —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi


19. ‘Be the change that you wish to see in the world.’ – Mahatma Gandhi


20. “Common sense is the realized sense of proportion.”


21. “ Strenght does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strength. When you go through hardship and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”


22. “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.” - Mahatma Gandhi


23. “I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect.”


24. “A burning passion coupled with absolute detachment is the key to all success.”


25. “Love never claims, it ever gives; love never suffers, never resents, never revenges itself. Where there is love there is life; hatred leads to destruction. “


26. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” —Mahatma Gandhi


27. Do or die' (Karo Ya Maro) - Mahatma Gandhi


28. “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.”


29. “See the good in people and help them.” — Mahatma Gandhi


30. “Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.”


31. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” –Mahatma Gandhi


32. “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.”


33. “In the attitude of silence, the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness.” –Mahatma Gandhi


34. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” (Mahatma Gandhi)


35. “I believe that nonviolence is infinitely superior to violence, forgiveness is more manly than punishment. Forgiveness adorns a soldier.”


36. As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world… as in being able to remake ourselves. – Mahatma Gandhi


37. “It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.” Mahatma Gandhi


38. “It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?” —Mahatma Gandhi


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


40. Where there is love there is life.” — Mahatma Gandhi


41. “In fact, it is more correct to say that Truth is God, than to say that God is Truth.”


42. Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.


43. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love. It is the prerogative of the brave.”


44. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”- Mahatma Gandhi


45. “We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?”


46. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” —Mahatma Gandhi


47. You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.


48. The good man is the friend of all living things. Mahatma Gandhi


49. Where there is love there is life. – Mahatma Gandhi


50. “A man of character will make himself worthy of any position he is given.”


51. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi


52. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”– Mahatma Gandhi


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54. “Where there is fear there is no religion.”


55. “Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.” —Mahatma Gandhi


56. “Be the change you want to see in the world.” ―Mahatma Gandhi


57. “Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”


58. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment.” – Mahatma Gandhi


59. “If your heart acquires strength, you will be able to remove blemishes from others without thinking evil of them.” –Mohandas K. Gandhi


60. “You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.”


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


62. “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver pieces.”- Mahatma Gandhi


63. “In reality, there are as many religions as there are individuals.”


64. “Imitation is the sincerest flattery.”


65. There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for.


66. God has no religion.


67. “There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” - Indira Gandhi


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


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


70. “Where there is love there is life.“


71. “When I admire the wonders of a sunset of the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”— Mahatma Gandhi


72. “Truthis like a vast tree, which yields more and more fruit, the more you nurture it”


73. If you have no character to lose, People will have no faith in you.


74. “Behaviour is the mirror in which we can display our image.”


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


76. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people.” ~ Mohandas Gandhi


77. “Religion is a matter of the heart.”


78. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.


79. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” –Gandhi


80. “Hatred ever kills, love never dies.”


81. “It does not require money to live neat, clean, and dignified.”


82. “There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness.” – Mahatma Gandhi


83. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Gandhi


84. “Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.” – Mahatma Gandhi


85. “Friendship that insists upon agreement on all things isn't worth the name.”


86. “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” — Mahatma Gandhi


87. “Yes I am, I am also a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and a Jew.”


88. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Gandhi


89. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”- Mahatma Gandhi


90. “I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.” – Mahatma Gandhi


91. “By education I mean an all-round drawing out of the best in the child and man; body, mind and spirit.” – Mahatma Gandhi


92. “Service without humility is selfishness and egotism.”


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94. “He who would sacrifice his life for others has hardly time to reserve for himself a place in the sun.”


95. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” – Mahatma Gandhi


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


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


98. “Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.”


99. “Strength does not come from winning. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”


100. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”- Mahatma Gandhi


101. “The only difference between man and man all the world over is one of degree, and not of kind, even as there is between trees of the same species.


102. “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.”


103. “Find purpose. The means will follow.”


104. “Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals.”


105. “What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.”


106. “Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.”


107. “It is easier to build a boy than to mend a man.”


108. “With every true friendship, we build more firmly the foundations on which the peace of the whole world rests. “


109. “In the democracy which I have envisaged, a democracy established by non-violence, there will be equal freedom for all. “


110. “An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.”


111. “There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed.”


112. “No human being is so bad as to be beyond redemption.”


113. “I was reading.”


114. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Mahatma Gandhi


115. “I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.”


116. “Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi


117. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.”—Indira Gandhi, the first female Prime Minister of India


118. “I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.”


119. “It is also a warning. It is a warning that, if nobody reads the writing on the wall, man will be reduced to the state of the beast, whom he is shaming by his manners.”


120. “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.”


121. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi


122. “I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.”


123. “The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.”


124. “There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for.”


125. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi


126. “The hardest heart and the grossest ignorance must disappear before the rising sun of suffering without anger and without malice.”


127. “Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.”


128. “Be congruent. Be authentic. Be your true self.” – Mahatma Gandhi


129. “In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.”


130. “No man loses his freedom except through his own weakness.”


131. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others,” per Parade.


132. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


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


134. “The path is the goal.”


135. “If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.”


136. The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi


137. Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” —Mahatma Gandhi, social activist


138. When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.


139. “The future depends on what we do in the present.”


140. “The future depends on what you do today.”


141. “Change yourself – you are in control.”


142. “Fear has its use but cowardice has none.”


143. “Truth is one, paths are many.”


144. There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.


145. “There's no God higher than truth.”


146. “If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few. The future depends on what we do in the present.”


147. “To lose patience is to lose the battle.”


148. “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.”


149. Be quick, be brief, be gone!


150. Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. – Mahatma Gandhi (Click to Tweet!


151. “Don’t wait for a Gandhi. don’t wait for a King. don’t wait for a Mandela. You are your own Mandela. you are your own Gandhi. you are your own King.” ~ Leymah Gbowee


152. “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.”


153. “Following the teaching of Gandhi and Thoreau, Dr. King, it set me on a path. And I never looked back.” — John Lewis


154. “ Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.”


155. "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi


156. “You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them.” – Mahatma Gandhi


157. “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


158. Truth never damages a cause that is just. – Mahatma Gandhi


159. “Knowledge gained through experience is far superior and many times more useful than bookish knowledge.”


160. “Terrorism and deception are weapons, not of the strong, but of the weak.”


161. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” —Mahatma Gandhi


162. “Poverty is the worst form of violence.” – Mahatma Gandhi


163. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.“— John Quincy Adams


164. “There goes my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.” – Mahatma Gandhi


165. “Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” – Mahatma Gandhi


166. “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.” – Mahatma Gandhi


167. “ If all Christians acted like Christ, the whole world would be Christians.”


168. “Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.” – Sonia Gandhi


169. “ There goes my people, I must follow them, for I am their leader.”


170. Change yourself – You are in control.


171. “When there is war, the poet lays down the lyre, the lawyer his law reports, the schoolboy his books.”


172. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”


173. “All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul.”


174. “ I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”


175. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.”


176. The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.


177. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


178. “Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.”


179. A man of few words will rarely be thoughtless in his speech; he will measure every word.


180. “Action expresses priorities.”


181. “Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.”


182. “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” — Mahatma Gandhi


183. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Gandhi


184. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” – Mahatma Gandhi


185. “My Life is My Message”


186. “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” – Mahatma Gandhi


187. “Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence”


188. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony,” per India Times.


189. “Strength does not come from the physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” — Mahatma Gandhi


190. “It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.”


191. “The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children.”


192. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” (Attributed)


193. “Happiness is when what you think. what you say. and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi


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


195. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


196. “Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.”


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


198. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from indomitable will.”- Mahatma Gandhi


199. “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” — Mahatma Gandhi


200. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi


201. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


202. “A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others see.” — Leroy Eimes


203. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ~Mahatma Gandhi


204. “There are no good-byes, where ever you’ll be, you’ll be in my heart.”-Mahatma Gandhi


205. “We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.“


206. True beauty consists of purity of heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi


207. “For every minute that I spin, there is in me the consciousness that I am adding to the nation’s wealth.” – Mohandas Gandhi


208. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Mahatma Gandhi


209. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” Mahatma Gandhi


210. "In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi


211. “There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle.”


212. “ The real ornament of a woman is her character, her purity.”


213. “The law of love knows no bounds of space or time.”


214. “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” – Mahatma Gandhi


215. In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness.” — Mahatma Gandhi


216. Able To Transcend Adversaries


217. When you are right,you have no need to be angry. When you are wrong, you have no right to be angry.


218. “A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.”


219. “Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.”


220. “By education, I mean an all-round drawing of the best in child and man in body, mind and spirit.” – Mahatma Gandhi


221. “You yourself as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve love and affection.”


222. “I was once a slave holder myself, but Ba proved an unwilling slave and thus opened my eyes to my mission.”


223. “The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.”


224. “In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.”


225. “Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”


226. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”


227. “There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever. ”


228. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


229. “An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” – Mahatma Gandhi


230. “Fearlessness is the first requisite of spirituality. Cowards can never be moral.”


231. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. - Mahatma Gandhi


232. “Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.” – Mohandas Gandhi


233. “Purification being highly infectious, purification of oneself necessarily leads to the purification of one's surroundings.”


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


235. “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”


236. “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problem.”


237. There is more to life than increasing its speed. – Mahatma Gandhi


238. The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. – Mahatma Gandhi


239. May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition. - Mahatma Gandhi


240. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. - Mahatma Gandhi


241. The future depends on what you do today.


242. “You can't lead a true life without suffering”


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


244. “Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.”


245. “But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.”


246. “My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents and I lay them both at his feet.”


247. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


248. Never has man reached his destination by persistence in deviation from the straight path.


249. “I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.”


250. “As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.”


251. “That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.”


252. “When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.”


253. “I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.”- Mahatma Gandhi


254. “See the good in people and help them.”


255. Be Selfless


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


257. “Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation.”


258. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ―Mahatma Gandhi


259. “Servant-Leaders Play to Win”


260. “If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.”


261. “Live simply so that others may simply live.” — Mahatma Gandhi


262. “A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.”


263. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” — Winston Churchill


264. “Do not judge others. Be your own judge and you will be truly happy. If you try to judge others, you are likely to burn your fingers.”


265. “Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.” – Mahatma Gandhi


266. “ I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.”


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


268. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”—Mahatma Gandhi


269. “Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.”


270. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi


271. “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.”


272. I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.


273. “It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one’s acts.” –Mahatma Gandhi


274. Service based leadership by Mahatma Gandhi


275. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.”


276. “If nonviolence is the law of our being, the future is with women.” “Who can make a more effective appeal to the heart than woman? “


277. “Doubt is invariably the result of want or weakness of faith.”


278. “There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi


279. “Man should forget his anger before he goes to sleep.”


280. “God has no religion.”


281. You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it. —Mahatma Gandhi


282. “Travel like Gandhi, with simple clothes, open eyes, and an uncluttered mind.” – Rick Stev


283. “Liberty and democracy become unholy when their hands are dyed red with innocent blood.”


284. “If you don't find God in the next person you meet, it is a waste of time looking for him further.”


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


286. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” Mahatma Gandhi


287. The future depends on what you do today. – Mahatma Gandhi


288. “There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.”


289. “My effort should never be to undermine another's faith but to make him a better follower of his own faith.”


290. In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.


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


292. I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. Gandhi


293. The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.


294. “There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.”– Mahatma Gandhi


295. “An unjust law is itself a species of violence.”


296. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” – Indira Gandhi, first female Prime Minister of India


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


298. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Gandhi


299. “Tolerance does not mean indifference towards one’s own Faith, but a more intelligent and pure love for it.”


300. There is more to life than increasing its speed.–Mahatma Gandhi


301. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mohandas Gandhi


302. “There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow.”


303. “It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one’s acts.” — Mahatma Gandhi


304. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” — Lao Tzu


305. “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”


306. “ There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.”


307. “The future depends on what you do today.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


308. In reality there are as many religions as there are individuals.


309. “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.”


310. Keep reading to discover even more great ones by Steve Jobs, Gandhi, Socrates, Picasso, etc.


311. “Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers.”


312. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”


313. “Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”


314. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” ― Mohandas Gandhi


315. “Strength of numbers is the delight of the timid. The Valiant in spirit glory in fighting alone.”


316. “Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?”


317. “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”


318. “There is no principle worth the name if it is not wholly good.”


319. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist” – Indira Gandhi


320. “My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents and I lay them both at his feet.” – Mahatma Gandhi


321. “It’s easy to stand with the crowd, it takes courage to stand alone” ― Mahatma Gandhi


322. “You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.”


323. “Have a bias towards action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.” ~ Indira Gandhi


324. “Cowards can never be moral.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


325. “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.” — President Theodore Roosevelt


326. "First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.” —Mahatma Gandhi"


327. “A man, whilst he is dreaming, believes in his dream; he is undeceived only when he is awakened from his slumber.”


328. “If all laboured for their bread and no more, then there would be enough food and enough leisure for all.”


329. “It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.” – Mahatma Gandhi


330. “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


331. “The future depends on what you do today.” —Mahatma Gandhi


332. You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them. - Mahatma Gandhi


333. “There are innumerable definitions of God, because His manifestations are innumerable.”


334. “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but it is really fear.”


335. “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”― Mahatma Gandhi


336. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. — Mahatma Gandhi


337. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.”- Gandhi


338. “As Eleanor Roosevelt observed, “No one can hurt you without your consent.” In the words of Gandhi, “They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.”


339. “The principle of self-defense, even involving weapons and bloodshed, has never been condemned, even by Gandhi.”


340. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong,” per India Times.


341. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.”—Gandhi


342. Always Be Yourself


343. “In the words of Gandhi, “They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.”


344. “Abstinence is forgiveness only when there is the power to punish.”


345. “To Believe is something,and do not live it,is dishonest..”


346. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” — Mahatma Gandhi


347. “It is any day better to stand erect with a broken and bandaged head then to crawl on one’s belly, in order to be able to save one’s head.”


348. “Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”


349. “If you want something really important to be done you must not merely satisfy the reason, you must move the heart also.”


350. It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business. Mahatma Gandhi


351. “The world has enough for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed.”


352. “I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.” Mahatma Gandhi


353. “Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.”


354. “It’s easy to stand in the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone”


355. Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself. - Mahatma Gandhi


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


357. Mahatma Gandhi: “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in service to others.”


358. “It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


359. “No matter how explicit the pledge, people will turn and twist the text to suit their own purpose”


360. “Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”


361. “It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business.” – Mahatma Gandhi


362. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” -Mohandas K. Gandhi


363. “It is beneath human dignity to lose one’s individuality and become a mere cog in the machine.”


364. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” — Mohandas Gandhi


365. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi


366. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” —​ Mahatma Gandhi


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


368. “I believe in trusting. Trust begets trust. Suspicion is foetid and only stinks. He who trusts has never yet lost in the world. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


369. “Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it is important that you do it.”


370. Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change you wish to see in the world. ”


371. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” — Mahatma Gandhi


372. “Where there is life, there is love.”


373. “To lose patience is to lose the battle.” – Mahatma Gandhi


374. “Even if the paradise of material satisfaction, which they envisage as their final goal, were realized on earth, it would not bring mankind either contentment or peace.”


375. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”


376. “The Accountability Advantage – Play Your Best Game”


377. “Doa memerlukan hati, bukan suara.


378. “To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”


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


380. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


381. The future depends on what you do today.” —Mahatma Gandhi


382. Love never claims, it ever gives. Love never suffers, never resents, never revenges itself. — Gandhi


383. “Where there is love there is life.” Mahatma Gandhi


384. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi.


385. “There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.”- Mahatma Gandhi


386. Study my online course "Accountability Made Easy"


387. 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. —Mahatma Gandhi


388. If we weep for all the deaths in our country, the tears in our eyes would never dry.


389. “Nothing is impossible for pure love.”


390. “Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.”


391. “The greatest traveller is not the one who has made 10 trips around the world, but the one who did it once around himself.”


392. “If your heart acquires strength, you will be able to remove blemishes from others without thinking evil of them.” – Mohandas K. Gandhi


393. “Where there is love there is life.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


394. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Gandhi


395. “A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.”


396. “There is no path to peace, peace is the path.”


397. “The only tyrant I accept is the still, small voice within me.”


398. “A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.”


399. “There are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi


400. “Where there is love there is life.” ⁠⁠—Mahatma Gandhi


401. “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”


402. “My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.”


403. “You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.” – Mahatma Gandhi


404. “The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi


405. First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.


406. “A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.”


407. “My method of nonviolence can never lead to loss of strength.”


408. Nobody can hurt me without my permission.


409. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


410. You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.


411. “Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.” — Mahatma Gandhi


412. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony,” – Mahatma Gandhi


413. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


414. “Take care of this moment.”


415. “Hatred can be overcome only by love. ”


416. "Be the change that you wish to see in the world."—Mahatma Gandhi


417. “No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.” – Mahatma Gandhi


418. It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business. – Mahatma Gandhi


419. “In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness.” — Mahatma Gandhi


420. Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow. Mahatma Gandhi.


421. Anger is the enemy of nonviolence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.


422. “I learned from Hussain how to be wronged and be a winner, I learnt from Hussain how to attain victory while being oppressed.”


423. “There is force in the universe, which, if we permit it, will flow through us and produce miraculous results.”


424. “I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings.”


425. “We stand on the threshold of a twilight-whether morning or evening we do not know. One is followed by the night, the other heralds the dawn.”


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


427. “Be the change you want to see in the world.”- Mahatma Gandhi


428. “In the midst of darkness, light persists.” – Mahatma Gandhi


429. “There is more to life than increasing its speed.”


430. “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.”


431. You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them.” – Mahatma Gandhi


432. “Work gives a man his dignity.”


433. “It goes without saying that moderation and sobriety are of the very essence of vow-taking.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


434. “True beauty consists of purity of heart.”


435. “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate but it is fear.”


436. “My life is my message.” Mahatma Gandhi


437. “Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.”


438. “Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.”


439. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” - Gandhi


440. “To see the universal and all-pervading Spirit of Truth face to face one must be able to love the meanest of creation as oneself.” – Mahatma Gandhi


441. “They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.” – Mahatma Gandhi


442. “If you aren’t greedy, the Earth has enough to fulfil your needs.”


443. “Do not worry in the least about yourself, leave all worry to God,' - this appears to be the commandment in all religions.


444. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not the attainment; full effort is full victory.” — Mahatma Gandhi


445. “How can we learn to know ourselves? Never through meditation, but through action.”


446. “You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.”- Mahatma Gandhi


447. A man is but the product of his thoughts: what he thinks, he becomes. – Mahatma Gandhi


448. “There is no such thing as ‘too insane’ unless others turn up dead due to your actions.”


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


450. “The future depends on what you do today. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


451. “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”


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


453. “Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use.”


454. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” — Mahatma Gandhi


455. Speak only if it improves upon the silence.


456. “To believe that what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man.”


457. “Love is the strongest force the world possesses.”


458. “An eye for an eye ends up making the whole world blind.”


459. “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi


460. “No one can ride on the back of a man unless it is bent.”


461. “Do not crave to know the views of others, nor base your intent thereon. To think independently for yourself is a sign of fearlessness.”


462. It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” — Mahatma Gandhi


463. “The future depends on what you do today.” — Mahatma Gandhi


464. “A man of character will make himself worthy of any position he is given.” – Mahatma Gandhi


465. An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.


466. “Non-violence is the summit of bravery.” – Mahatma Gandhi


467. “If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.”- Mahatma Gandhi


468. “My faith is brightest in the midst of impenetrable darkness.”


469. “The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children.’


470. “[I]t seems to me as clear as daylight that abortion would be a crime.”


471. “True love is boundless like the ocean and, swelling within one, spreads itself out and, crossing all boundaries and frontiers, envelops the whole world.”


472. Imitation is the sincerest flattery.


473. “Full effort is full victory.”


474. “It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.”


475. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), leader of the Indian independence movement against British


476. “Sacrifice is joy.”


477. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” — Mahatma Gandhi


478. “Those who know how to think need no teachers.”


479. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi


480. “All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.“


481. “Every worth act is difficult.” Ascent is always difficult. Descent is easy and often slippery.” — Mahatma Gandhi


482. Do not judge others. Be your own judge and you will be truly happy. If you will try to judge others, you are likely to burn your fingers.


483. “Speed is irrelevant if you are going in the wrong direction.”


484. “ The main purpose in life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.”


485. “If you change yourself, you will change your world.”


486. “ A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.”


487. “Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.” – Mahatma Gandhi


488. “There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow,” per Parade.


489. “Solitude is a catalyst for innovation”


490. “Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it.”


491. “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”


492. “Your beliefs become your thoughts,


493. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


494. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won.” — Mahatma Gandhi


495. “There are no goodbyes, wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi


496. “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. ” — Mahatma Gandhi


497. “Our life is a long and painful quest for truth.”


498. Leadership does not mean being serious and busy compromising laughter and fun “If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.” - Mohandas Gandhi


499. “We should be able to refuse to live if the price of living be the torture of sentient beings.”


500. “Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it’s very important that you do it because nobody else will.”


501. Leaders Should Stand Up for What They Believe In Through Peaceful Means


502. “ I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.”


503. “Hate the sin, love the sinner.”


504. “Strength does not come from physical capacity, it comes from an indomitable will.”


505. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”- Mahatma Gandhi


506. “Faith must be enforced by reason… when faith becomes blind it dies.”


507. “The difference between the possible and the impossible lies in a man’s determination.”


508. “Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it.”


509. “Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.” ―Mahatma Gandhi


510. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow” – Mahatma Gandhi


511. “Self-respect knows no considerations.” – Mahatma Gandhi


512. “Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.” – Mahatma Gandhi


513. For me the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree.


514. “Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.” – Mahatma Gandhi


515. “Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act which deprived a whole nation of arms as the blackest.”


516. “Forgive and forget, but never forget to forgive. You may find a happier heart is the key to a happier life.”


517. “It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.”


518. “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.”


519. Approach to Tracking Employee Productivity.


520. “If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children.”


521. Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. – Mahatma Gandhi (Click to Tweet!)


522. “Your action expresses your priorities.”


523. “Be the change you want to see in the world”- Mahatma Gandhi


524. “Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels so good.”


525. “To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi


526. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ―Mahatma Gandhi


527. “It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings.”


528. "Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi


529. “it's easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone”


530. “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” (Attributed)


531. “Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.”—Mahatma Gandhi


532. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. —Mahatma Gandhi


533. “ Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world; but to change ourselves.”


534. “Each one prays to God according to his own light.”


535. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


536. “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way it's animals are treated.”


537. Mahatma Gandhi is trying to explain here that you can pray and pray all you would like, it is the action that will do the work.


538. Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever. - Mahatma Gandhi


539. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi


540. “By education, I mean an all-round drawing out of the best in the child and man; body, mind and spirit.” — Mahatma Gandhi


541. “A small group of determined and like-minded people can change the course of history.”


542. “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” Mahatma Gandhi


543. “I offer you peace.


544. Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.


545. “ 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.”


546. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. —Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Independence Movement leader


547. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Gandhi


548. “In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”


549. “I call him religious who understands the suffering of others.”


550. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” ~Gandhi


551. “Terrorism and deception are weapons not of the strong, but of the weak.”


552. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. –Mahatma Gandhi


553. Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living? - Mahatma Gandhi.


554. “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.”


555. “The Best Thing To Find Yourself Is To Loose Yourself In The Service Of Others”


556. “Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”


557. “Every worthy act is difficult. Ascent is always difficult. Descent is easy and often slippery.” – Mahatma Gandhi


558. “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people” by Mahatma Gandhi.


559. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. - Mahatma Gandhi


560. “There is no god higher than truth.” – Mahatma Gandhi


561. “It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honored by the humiliation of their fellow beings.”


562. There is more to life than increasing its speed.” Mahatma Gandhi


563. “They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.”


564. “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”


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


566. “I will not allow anyone to walk in my mind with dirty feet.” – Mahatma Gandhi


567. “To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.”


568. “When you are confronted by an opponent, conquer him with love.”


569. “One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds.”


570. “I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.”


571. “A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”


572. “What barrier is there that love cannot break?”


573. “An ounce of patience is worth more than a tonne of preaching.” - Mahatma Gandhi


574. “Life is but an endless series of experiments.”


575. "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” — Mahatma Gandhi


576. “Where there is love there is life.” — Mahatma Gandhi


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


578. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”


579. “There goes my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.”


580. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”- Mahatma Gandhi


581. “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.” — Mahatma Gandhi


582. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.” – Mahatma Gandhi


583. I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth. - Mahatma Gandhi


584. “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.”


585. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi


586. “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,” per India Times.


587. “Faith… must be enforced by reason… when faith becomes blind it dies.”


588. “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”― Mahatma Gandhi


589. “The good man is the friend of all living things.”


590. “Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.”


591. “Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat for it is momentary."


592. Leaders Should Be Examples for Others


593. “Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:


594. “One’s own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s.”


595. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi