When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won.
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.
Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true.
I believe that non-violence is infinitely superior to violence, forgiveness is more manly than punishment.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
The real love is to love them that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him.
Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time: the need for man to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems.
Without justice, there can be no peace. He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.