I am in the world feeling my way to light ‘amid the encircling gloom.’
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.
Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself.
A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.
We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.