It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?
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.
You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.
Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act which deprived a whole nation of arms as the blackest.
Love is the strongest force the world possesses, and yet it is the humblest imaginable
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still small voice within me. And even though I have to face the prospect of being a minority of one, I humbly believe I have the courage to be in such a hopeless minority.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
An eye for an eye would make the whole world blind.
Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest.
Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave. His fetters fall... freedom and slavery are mental states.
Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.
Must I do all the evil I can before I learn to shun it? Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall -- think of it, ALWAYS.
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