Mahatma Gandhi, fully Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, aka Bapu

Mahatma
Gandhi, fully Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, aka Bapu
1869
1951

Indian Spiritual, Nationalist, Ideological and Political Leader, Attorney, Peace Advocate promoting non-violent resistance to tyranny through civil disobedience. Honorific names include Mahatma meaning Great Soul and Bapu meaning Father.

Author Quotes

A civilization is to be judged by its treatment of minorities.

A nonviolent revolution is not a program of “seizure of power.” It is a program of transformation of relationships ending in a peaceful transfer of power.

All sins were committed in secrecy. The moment we realize that God witnesses even our thoughts, we shall be free.

Almost anything you do will seem insignificant but it is very important that you do it…You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.

And he who would be a friend with God must remain alone, or make the whole world his friend.

At the time of writing I never think of what I have said before. My aim is not to be consistent with my previous statements on a given question, but to be consistent with truth as it may present itself to me [at that] given moment. The result is that I have grown from truth to truth.

Be the change that you wish to see most in your world.

Author Picture
First Name
Mahatma
Last Name
Gandhi, fully Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, aka Bapu
Birth Date
1869
Death Date
1951
Bio

Indian Spiritual, Nationalist, Ideological and Political Leader, Attorney, Peace Advocate promoting non-violent resistance to tyranny through civil disobedience. Honorific names include Mahatma meaning Great Soul and Bapu meaning Father.