Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.
Where love is, there God is also.
Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
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.
Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
If a man reaches the heart of his own religion, he has reached the heart of the others, too. There is only one God, and there are many paths to him.
Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.