Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Gandhi: Empowering Message

Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) was the preeminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He pioneered the rise of nonviolent resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience.

Here is a list of select quotations which offers a glimpse of his enlightened perspectives:

-Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

-An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.

-Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

-Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

-Seven Deadly Sins

Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Science without humanity
Knowledge without character
Politics without principle
Commerce without morality
Worship without sacrifice.

-God has no religion.

-The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Selected by quoteflections.

-Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.

-You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

-Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.

-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 believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.

Selected by quoteflections.

-Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.

-In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

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