Mahatma Gandhi is revered the world over as one of history’s most transformative and inspirational figures. Throughout his life in South Africa and India, Gandhi was a fearless campaigner for the rights and dignity of all people, whose constant and unwavering promotion of non-violence as a tool to win over hearts and minds has forever left its mark on the world.
Here are some nuggets of wisdom from the great man himself…
Be the change that you want to see in the world.
A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind.
The future depends on what you do today.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.
The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them.