10 Inspiring Quotes By Mahatma Gandhi On Truth, Freedom

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: India will mark Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary on October 2.

10 Inspiring Quotes By Mahatma Gandhi On Truth, Freedom

Gandhi Jayanti: Mahatma Gandhi inspired the world with his ideas.

New Delhi: On October 2, India will mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. One of the most prominent leaders in India's independence movement, Mahatma Gandhi unified peasants and labourers to protest against excessive land-tax and discrimination. Assuming leadership of the Indian National Congress in 1921, Mahatma Gandhi led nationwide campaigns for various social causes and for achieving Swaraj or self-rule. Here are 10 inspiring quotes for you to read and remember the 'Father of the Nation' on his birth anniversary.

Here are 10 inspiring quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

  1. My patriotism is not an exclusive thing. It is all embracing and I should reject that patriotism which sought to mount upon the distress or exploitation of other nationalities

  2. Truth is like a vast tree which yields more and more fruit the more you nurture it. Truth alone will endure, all the rest will swept away before the tide of time

  3. Unity among the difference races and the different communities belonging to different religions of India is indispensable to the birth of national life

  4. Death is at any time blessed, but it is twice blessed for a warrior who dies for his cause, that is, truth. Death is no fiend, he is the truest of friends. He delivers us from agony

  5. Heroes are made in the hour of defeat. Success is, therefore, well described as a series of glorious defeats.

  6. Ahimsa is the highest duty. Even if we cannot practice it in full, we must try to understand its spirit and refrain as far as is humanly possible from violence.

  7. Democracy necessarily means a conflict of will and ideas, involving sometimes a war to the knife between different ideas.

  8. Forgiveness is the quality of the brave, not of the cowardly. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

  9. Freedom of a nation cannot be won by solitary acts of heroism though they may be of the true type, never by heroism so called.

  10. Be the change that you want to see in the world