There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
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.
Man's nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.
All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Mahatma Gandhi — quotes and aphorisms
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.
There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Action expresses priorities.
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.