Gandhi Jayanti 2016: Top 10 quotes by India's Father of the Nation

Gandhi Jayanthi is celebrated on 2 October.

Gandhi Jayanti
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born on 2 October 1869 Reuters

Indians across the country will celebrate Gandhi Jayanthi on 2 October to mark Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's birthday. Gandhi, better known as Mahatma, led the fight for India's independence from British rule.

IBTimes Singapore has hand picked top ten quotes of Gandhi, who is considered by Indians as the father of the nation.

  • "You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."
  • "The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."
  • "You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
  • "Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."
  • "Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever."
  • "Where there is love there is life."
  • "An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
  • "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."
  • "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
  • "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will."