The future depends on what we do in the present.
God forbid that India should ever take to industrialism after the manner of the west... keeping the world in chains. If [our nation] took to similar economic exploitation, it would strip the world bare like locusts.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
I cannot say that Jesus was uniquely divine. He was as much God as Krishna, or Rama, or Mohammed, or Zoroaster.
Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow.
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Hypocrisy and distortion are passing currents under the name of religion
Corruption and hypocrisy ought not to be inevitable products of democracy, as they undoubtedly are today
All crime is a kind of disease and should be treated as such.