A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves.
Force, violence, pressure, or compulsion with a view to conformity are both uncivilized and undemocratic.
We must widen the circle of our love until it embraces the whole village; the village in turn must take into its fold the district; the district the province, and so on till the scope of our love encompasses the whole world
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.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Happiness is when what you think what you say, and what you do are in harmony.