I know of no religion or sect that has done or is doing without its house of God, variously described as a temple, a mosque, a church, a synagogue or agiari.
The temples were like spiritual hospitals, and the sinful, who were spiritually diseased, had the first right to be ministered unto by them.
Today, it is certain the millions cannot have high living and we the few who profess to do the thinking for the masses run the risk, in a vain search after high living, of missing high thinking.
Thoughts, which turn us away from God, or do not turn us towards Him, constitute impediments in our way.
The first step in nonviolence is that we cultivate in our daily life, as between ourselves, truthfulness, humility, tolerance, and loving kindness.
All truths, not merely true ideas, but truthful faces, truthful pictures, or songs, are highly beautiful.
I can see that in the midst of death life persists, in the midst of untruth, truth persists, in the midst of darkness, light persist, Hence I gather that God is Life, Truth, Light, He, Is Love, He is the supreme
If I am true to myself, if I am true to mankind, if I am true to humanity, I must understand all faults that human flesh is heir to.
There is nothing on earth that I would not give up for the sake of country, excepting, of course, two things and two only, namely, truth and nonviolence.
With God as witness, I want to proclaim this truth, that the way of violence cannot bring Swaraj, it can only lead to disaster.
Indeed, the errors and my prompt confessions have made me surer, if possible, of my insight into the implications of truth and ahimsa.
If we had attained the full vision of Truth, we would no longer be seekers, but become one with God, for Truth is God.
The first step in nonviolence is that we cultivate in our daily life, as between ourselves, truthfulness, humility, tolerance and loving kindness.
Those who are truthful, nonviolent and brave do not cease to be so because of the stupidity of their leader.
To a true artist only that face is beautiful which, quite apart from its exterior, shines with the truth within the soul.
Death us at any time blessed but it is twice blessed for a warrior who dies for his cause, that is, truth.
Names and forms matter little; they come and go. That which is permanent and therefore necessary eludes the historian of events. Truth transcends history.
The propagation of truth and nonviolence can be done less by books than by actually living on those principles. T-5-93
Ahimsa and Truth are so intertwined that it is practically impossible to disentangle and separate them.