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12 Great Quotes From Gandhi On His Birthday

To celebrate Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s birthday today we have compiled some of our favorite quotes that still empower and inspire entrepreneurs the world over to engage in lasting social change. Let us know in the comments if we missed one of your favorites that continues to inspire you.

  •  “Be the change you want to see in the world.”
  • “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
  • “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problem.”
  • “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.”
  • “You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.”
  • “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
  • “If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”
  • “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
  • “A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”
  • “Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”
  • “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” 
  • “You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.”


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The True Person is detached and humble
and to the world appears confusing.
The people all strain their eyes and ears,
yet the True Person remains childlike.
Lao Tzu
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned
Buddha
Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Mahatma Gandhi
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life.
Mahatma Gandhi
Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
Mahatma Gandhi
Hate the sin, love the sinner.
Mahatma Gandhi
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Mahatma Gandhi
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.
Mahatma Gandhi
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mahatma Gandhi
I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
Neil Armstrong (via tonymorganti)
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.
Gandhi