Happy Birthday, Gandhiji!
Gandhi is commonly, though not officially, considered the Father of the Nation in India. His birthday, 2 October, is commemorated there as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday, and world-wide as the International Day of Nonviolence.
Below are 20 Quotes to share on Gandhi ji’s birthday.
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.”
“A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.”
“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”
“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always.”
“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”
“Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.”
“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.”
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
“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.”
“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
“An ounce of patience is worth more than a tonne of preaching.”
“I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.”
“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
“A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”
“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”
“If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.”