What do I think of Western civilisation I think it would be a very good idea.
Good government is no substitute for self-government
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.
Hypocrisy and distortion are passing currents under the name of religion
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it
Justice will come when it is deserved by our being and feeling strong.
Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large.
Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it.
Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment.
I do all the evil I can before I learn to shun it Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
Commonsense is the realised sense of proportion.
My life is my message.
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.
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.
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.
A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
We must become the change we want to see.
We cannot, in a moment, get rid of habits of a lifetime.
been more severely felt than today, especially in the context of India-Pakistan relations.