They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
It is better in prayer to have a heart without words then words without a heart
Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow men.
Self-respect knows no considerations.
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. There is nothing more potent than thought. Deed follows word and word follows thought. The word is the result of a mighty thought, and where the thought is mighty and pure the result is always mighty and pure.
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
A weak man is just by accident. A strong but nonviolent man is unjust by accident.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.
A person who is worried about the outcome of his work does not see his goal; he sees only his opposition and the obstacles before him.
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
If I seem to take part in politics, it is only because politics encircles us today like the coil of a snake from which one cannot get out, no matter how much one tries. I wish therefore to wrestle with the snake.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.