Mahatma Gandhi, known as the Father of the Nation in India, was a great leader and a visionary whose words still resonate with people around the world. His philosophy of non-violence, love, and compassion has inspired generations of people to stand up against injustice and fight for what is right.

His life was full of wisdom, and his words continue to inspire people of all ages to this day. In this post, I have compiled some of the most inspiring quotes by Mahatma Gandhi that will motivate you to become a better person, make positive changes in your life, and contribute towards making the world a better place.

1. “The future depends on what we do in the present.”

2. “To lose patience is to lose the battle.”

3. “It does not require money to live neat, clean, and dignified.”

4. “Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.”

5. “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.”

6. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

7. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.”

8. “To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”

9. “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”

10. “Service without humility is selfishness and egotism.”

11. “It does not require money to live neat, clean, and dignified.”

12. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

13. “The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children.”

14. “For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments are equally imperfect.”

15. “Live simply so that others may simply live.”

16. “Where there is love there is life”

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

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

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

20. “A man is but the product of his thoughts, what he thinks he becomes.”

21. “To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.”

22. “Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it.”

23. “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.”

24. “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”

25. “You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.”

26. “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.”

27. “Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.”

28. “Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny.”

29. “Man’s nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.”

30. “All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.”

31. “My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.”

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

33. “There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow.”

34. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”

35. “The moment there is suspicion about a person’s motives, everything he does becomes tainted.”

36. “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.”

37. “Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”

38. “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”

39. “There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.”

40. “Knowledge gained through experience is far superior and many times more useful than bookish knowledge.”

41. “Strength does not come from winning. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”

42. “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.”

43. “Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.”

44. “There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.”

45. “Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, 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.”

46. “The future depends on what you do today.”

47. “You yourself as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”

48. “To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”

49. “The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.”

50. “Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.”

51. “Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.”

52. “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.”

53. “Truth resides in every human heart, and one has to search for it there and to be guided by truth as one sees it. But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.”

54.“Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use.”

55.“The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.”