He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father’s wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father’s care.
If we want the Republic to be solid, we must first build its foundation. We need not look abroad for this foundation; we should seek it in the hearts of all the people of the nation.
Sound principles and eternal truths need to be frequently repeated so that we do not forget their application nor become dissuaded by other arguments.
I took the vow of celibacy in 1906. I had not shared my thoughts with my wife until then, but only consulted her at the time of making the vow. She had no objection.
An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
You cannot like the word, but what is happening is an occupation – to hold 3.5 million Palestinians under occupation. I believe that is a terrible thing for Israel and for the Palestinians.
To be a man’s own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody’s.
That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.
To other countries, I may go as a tourist, but to India, I come as a pilgrim.
Working with plants, trees, fences and walls, if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.