About Us Contact Us Help


Archives

Contribute

 

INSPIRATION XII: Inspiring Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

Sudhir Parikh
10/12/2017

INSPIRATION X12 : Celebrating Gandhi Janma Jayanti
22 Inspiring Quotes from Mahatma Gandhi

I often look to Mahatma Gandhi for wisdom. His gentle approach to life is testament to the fact that strength does not equal physical capacity.

In the western world, we're taught that to be strong, we must be ferocious in attitude and vehemently go after what we want in life.

I believe this approach is flawed. And I think Mahatma Gandhi would agree with me.

His life story has proven that it’s possible to remain gentle in spirit, yet simultaneously command a huge amount of strength and respect.

He says:
“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
In a world in which authority is valued over authentic leadership, I believe we have a lot to learn from the man who fought for a nation with his mind alone.

Gandhi’s philosophy was not purely based on theory; instead he lived by rules of pragmatism. He practiced what he preached every day of his life.
What an inspiring, authentic way to live!

I hope you can take some time to soak up the invaluable wisdom from the 20 Gandhi quotes below, and decide for yourself how you will exude your own gentle, strength today.  

This write up by Zoe B December 7, 2012

22 Inspiring Quotes from Mahatma Gandhi:

1.  Truth is God and God is Truth!  
2.  Ekadash Vrat:  http://www.gandhi-manibhavan.org/gandhiphilosophy/philosophy_11vows.htm
Ahimsa (Non-Violence), Satya (Truth), Asteya (Non- Stealing), Bhramhacharya  (Behave like Bhramhan – God, Loosly Celibacy), Aparigrah (Non- Hoarding), ShariShram  (Honest Activity – Serving others), Aswad (Control over palate), Sarvatra Bhayavarjana (Fearlessness), Sarva Darma- Samanatva (All Religions are True and Equal), Swadesshi ( Use goods from Cotton Industries), Sparsh Bhavana (Remove Untouchability, He called them Harijans – God’s Children)
Mahtma Gandhiji’s  Dream has been to establish Ram Rajya. May it be FullFilled in our Life Time!  

3. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
4.    “A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.”
5.    “Be the change that you want to see in the world.”
6.    “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.”
7.    “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”
8.    “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
9.    “An ounce of patience is worth more than a tonne of preaching.”
10.    “Change yourself – you are in control.”
11.    “See the good in people and help them.”
12.    “Without action, you aren’t going anywhere.”
13.    “Take care of this moment.”
14.    “Be congruent, be authentic, be your true self.”
15.    “Continue to grow and evolve.”
16.    “A no uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ uttered merely to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”
17.    “Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.”
18.    "An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind.”
19.    “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
20.    “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”
21.     “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
22.    “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”

P.S. Quotes from 3 to 22 are collected by Zoe B Dec 7, 2012

OM Shantih OM!  Compiled by Sudhir Parikh.



Bookmark and Share | Share your Comments

Comments :
Post a new message

In this Issue
Bollywood Baatein


Jacqueline Fernandez' latest film Judwaa 2 has been winning hearts over everywhere.
[more]

Bollywood Baatein
Laugh A While - Jokes


Q: Did you hear about the optometrist that fell into his lens grinding machine?
A: He made a spectacle of himself.
[more]

Laugh A While - Jokes
Devika Kumar And Rajvi Ranka Named Girls Scouts' National Young Women Of Distinction


By creating positive change to address society’s most pressing issues, such as supporting girls’ menstrual hygiene in rural India, and creating water conservation technology to help farmers in California, Devika Kumar and Rajvi Ranka have been named recipients of this year’s National Young Women of Distinction honor.
[more]

Devika Kumar And Rajvi Ranka Named Girls Scouts' National Young Women Of Distinction
Our Voice And Yours


What do you do when you see a person with disabilities? Tyngsboro elementary school student Meera Nair, who suffers from Cerebral Palsy has created a video to teach people how to greet people with disabilities. The fifth-grader's video -- shot, edited and pieced together by photographer Deepa Jacob is her contribution to the "Just say hi" campaign.
[more]

Our Voice And Yours
Recipes For Diwali


Diwali is the time to rejoice the triumph of good over evil and share the joys of good food with friends and family.
[more]

Recipes  For Diwali

You may also access this article through our web-site http://www.lokvani.com/




Home | About Us | Contact Us | Copyrights Help