We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win.
We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.
Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation.
The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.
A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India.
It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul.