Every man who repeats the dogma of mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
I solemnly assure you that I will not die as a Hindu.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered
For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. what is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Religion and slavery are incompatible.
Life should be great rather than long.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
To my mind, there is no doubt that this Gandhi age is the dark age of India. It is an age in which people, instead of looking for their ideals in the future, are returning to antiquity.
We are Indians, firstly and lastly.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Men are mortal. so are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Generally speaking, the smritikars never care to explain the why and the how of their dogmas.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.