Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday in India celebrated on October 2. This day is celebrated in the honor of the birthday of the Father of the nation, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapuji. Born on October 2, 1869, Gandhiji led the independence movement against the British. Gandhi was instrumental in challenging the British-imposed salt tax with the Dandi Salt March in 1930.



The Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi is remembered for his unequivocal contribution to India’s freedom struggle. His birthday is one of the important national holidays in India and the United Nations has announced that October 2 will be celebrated as International Day of Non-Violence worldwide.

Here are Inspiring quotes by Mahatma Gandhi:

  • Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
  • Be the change that you want to see in the world.
  • The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.
  • Man lives freely only by his readiness to die.
  • Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
  • An ounce of patience is worth more than a tonne of preaching.
  • “The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.”
  • “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”
  • “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
  • "Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."
  • "If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. We need not wait to see what others do."
  • "Nobody can hurt me without my permission."
  • "An ounce of practice is worth a thousand words."
  • "Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes."
  • "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
  • "Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment."
  • "Hate the sin, love the sinner."