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20 Gandhi Quotes That Will Put You At Peace

During the British rule in India, Mahatma Gandhi fought for the rights of his people.

He was the leader of the independence movement and ultimately believed in peace. Commemorated as a national holiday in India, October 3rd would have been his 148th birthday. To honor the day, here are 20 Gandhi quotes that we should all live by on this Monday morning.

 

  1. “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”

 

  1. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”

 

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

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

 

  1. “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.”

 

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

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

 

  1. “Be truthful, gentle, and fearless.”

 

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

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  1. “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.”

 

  1. “We must become the change we want to see.”

 

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

 

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

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  1. “Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.”

 

  1. “I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.”

 

  1. “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.”

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  1. “Whatever you believe about yourself on the inside is what you will manifest on the outside.”

 

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

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  1. “The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.”

 

  1. “To believe in something and not to live it, is dishonest."

 

 

Sarah is a Hufflepuff living in NYC. When she is not traveling or talking to random animals, she is working as a script writer. Tweet her at @lumpyspacederp