Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ Gandhi and also renowned today as the Father of the Nation (India), was born into a Hindu Modh family in Porbandar, Gujarat in 1869.
2nd October, his birthday, is observed as a National Holiday in India every year.
He firmly believed in the principle of Satyagraha to fight for Indian independence against the British. For the same, he was arrested many times. He even used fasting as a method to influence other Indians to join his non-violent movement. His efforts gave results and India gained independence in 1947.
On 30th January 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in the compound of Birla House by Nathuram Godse, an advocate of Hindu nationalism. His last words were "Hey Ram". And this is how a great soul departed the world.
Here is the list of best Mahatma Gandhi quotes to inspire and motivate you:
"True beauty lies in purity of the heart."
"The future depends on what you do today."
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
"In a gentle way, you can shake the world."
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
"They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them."
"Where there is love there is life."
"A man is buy a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes."
"Nobody can hurt me without my permission."
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong."
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes."
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed."
"I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet."