A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else.
If you don't ask, you don't get.
We must become the change we want to see.
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
Coward and Cowardice
Cowards can never be moral.
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall -- think of it, ALWAYS.
Non-violence is the article of faith.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Friends and Friendship
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
Hatred can be overcome only by love.
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.
I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.
Patience means self-suffering.
Poverty and The Poor
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Teachers and Teaching
Those who know how to think need no teachers.
Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.
Unity to be real must stand the severest strain without breaking.
Personally, I hold that a man, who deliberately and intelligently takes a pledge and then breaks it, forfeits his manhood.
Will and Will Power
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.