Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi(1869-1948) was revered by millions as Mahatma Gandhi, meaning “great-souled”. He was best known as an Indian activist, leading India’s independence movement against British rule with acts of nonviolence.
Here are the top ten most inspiring quotes from Mahatma Gandhi:
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
A man is a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.
Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
We need not wait to see what others do.
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.
The future depends on what you do today.
My life is my message.
Thank you for your message Mahatma Gandhi!
Interesting Mahatma Gandhi Facts:
- He spoke English with an Irish accent.
- He was engaged to marry when he was seven years old and married at age thirteen.
- He lived in South Africa for over two decades and is where he became an activist.
- He walked 18 km(~11 miles) every day.
- His funeral procession was 8 km(~5 miles) long.
What are some of your favorite Mahatma Gandhi facts or quotes? Thank you and carpe omnia!