Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the person in the history who completely fought a war with a weapon which is actually not considered for a war, it is non-violence. Because wars are fought only using the single term called violence, where there is no violence, there is no war.
Gandhiji fought a war, but it has never involved in or encouraged any kind of violence. A complete non-violent and peace is propagated by him during the freedom fight of India.
Peace Is Ultimate Power House
Only peace can make you live with a good impression, that is what Gandhiji would like to bring into our notice. There is no need to wage a war with the bunch of gangs who have the power if we can make a living and design it with complete peaceful nature, then we can win the war with an ease, with love. No fights, no kills. That’s what Gandhiji had done.
The non-violence thing exists in every heart, but it is we who need to activate the rigs of non-violence.
On this 149th birthday of M.K. Gandhi, it must be kept in our minds that there is no such a thing called Gandhism, it is due to the love of the people who are his followers brought it to life, but when we hear from his own words, he says like this “There is no such thing as “Gandhism” and I do not want to leave any sect after me. I do not claim to have originated any new principle or doctrine. I have simply tried in my own way to apply the eternal truths to our daily life and problems…The opinions I have formed and the conclusions I have arrived at are not final. I may change them tomorrow. I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and non-violence are as old as the hills.”
We don’t need to argue about anything with anyone, we must live our own way of life like we are living today. Our life must become a path, that others can view it and make changes to theirs.
Now let us see the quotes of Gandhiji and how they can be applied in today’s world.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others
Today, we see there is no such thing called true service. Even the hospitals which are meant to provide a divine service are getting involved in commercialism. Service we can do, we need not be a doctor or a soldier, as a common man you and me can make a change. We can find ourselves with the service we do.
The good man is the friend of all living things
All living things will include the trees, animals and humans. When we love all of these, then there is a tag called a good man. Gandhiji told this because he had a clue of how people treat others and how they are cruel towards the living beings. We see today people beating dogs for fun and unnecessarily. It is suggested to maintain the love with the ecosystem in order to be included in a being good man list.
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
Anger kills the humanity, it is the enemy for all the good deeds, it eats away the patience, there will be left nothing behind if there is complete anger. And when coming to live in a peaceful, there is no place for anger. It swallows us completely and makes us the villains of our times.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Today we see many youngsters who are suffering from depression and making their lives miserable. It is always should be kept in mind that nobody can hurt you if you won’t allow them to do that. Take a complete control yourself and make the good things happen around you. Surround yourself with good people and change the world.
The other quotes from Gandhiji that makes us think are.
The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God.
Today is also the birthday of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of India and his slogan “Hail the soldier, Hail the farmer”) is the famous one. We remember him today as well.