It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Real suffering, bravely borne, melts even a heart of stone. Such is the potency of suffering. And there lies the key to Satyagraha.
I need no inspiration other then Nature's. She has never failed me yet. She mystifies me, bewilders me, sends me into ecstasies. Besides God's handiwork, does not man's fade into insignificance
Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.
We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts
If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point.
Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one's own religion.
It is any day better to stand erect with a broken and bandaged head then to crawl on one's belly, in order to be able to save one's head.
I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. All act and react upon one another.
Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God.
Self-respect knows no considerations.
God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
Though we may know Him by a thousand names, He is one and the same to us all.
I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.
Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.
Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
Each one prays to God according to his own light.