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Mohandas Gandhi Quotes on Soul (11 Quotes)


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  • A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • 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.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Ill-digested principles are, if anything, worse than ill-digested food, for the latter harms the body and there is cure for it, whereas the former ruins the soul and there is no cure for it.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)


  • 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.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Non-cooperation is an attempt to awaken the masses, to a sense of their dignity and power. This can only be done by enabling them to realize that they need not fear brute force, if they would but know the soul within.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Far more indispensable then food for the physical body is spiritual nourishment for the soul. One can do without food for a considerable time, but a man of the spirit cannot exist for a single second without spiritual nourishment.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Ahimsa infinite love is a weapon of matchless potency. It is the summum bonum of life. It is an attitude of the brave, in fact it is their all. It does not come within the reach of a coward. It is no wooden or lifeless dogma but a living and lifegiving force. It is the special attribute of the soul.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)


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