Posts Tagged ‘Mohandas K. Gandhi’

Quote of the day, Nov. 17

November 17, 2017

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on wisdom (1940)

“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.”

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Quote of the day, Aug. 1

August 1, 2017

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on prayer

“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.”

Quote of the day, Jan. 26

January 26, 2017

Mohandas K. Gandhi (1948)

“I want you to take a vow that you will never again listen to the voice of Satan and abandon the way of brotherliness and peace.”

Quote of the day, Dec. 25

December 25, 2016

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on women (from Young India, 4 October 1930)

“To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man’s injustice to woman. (more…)

Quote of the day, May 24

May 24, 2016

Mohandas K. Gandhi

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

Quote of the day, Oct. 2

October 2, 2015

Mohandas K. Gandhi, from an interview with The Daily Telegraph (1930)

“Tell the people of America to study the issues closely and judge them on their merits.”

Quote of the day, May 21

May 21, 2015

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on the English (from Hind Swaraj)

“To the English voters their newspaper is their Bible. (more…)

Quote of the day, April 5

April 5, 2015

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on leadership (1946)

“We shall have full freedom only when our uncrowned king Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and his colleagues in the Interim Government devote themselves to the service of the poor as people expect them to do.”

Quote of the day, April 4

April 4, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr., on Gandhi

“Gandhi was probably the first person in history to lift the love ethic of Jesus above mere interaction between individuals to a powerful and effective  social force on a large scale.”

Quote of the day, April 3

April 4, 2015

Gandhi, on the English

“I cannot and will not hate Englishmen; nor will I bear their yoke.”