Truth is the right designation of
Truth is what the voice within tells you.
Truth and ahimsa will never
Truth is like a vast tree which
yields more and more fruit the more you nurture it.
Truth is the superior to mans
Truth and nonviolence are perhaps
the activist forces you have in the world.
Truth alone will endure, all the
rest will swept away before the tide of time.
Religious truth, or for that matter
any truth, requires a calm and meditative atmosphere for its
Truth and untruth often co-exist;
good and evil often are found together.
Truth stands for the fact,
nonviolence negatives the fact.
Truth is self-evident, nonviolence
is its matures fruit. It is contained in truth, but is not
nonviolence is negative.
All truths, not merely true ideas,
but truthful faces, truthful pictures, or songs, are highly
Every truth is self-acting and
possesses inherent strength.
Truth, which is permanent, eludes
the historian of events. Truth transcends history.
Truth and ahimsa demand that
no human being may debar himself from serving any other human being, no
matter how sinful he may be.
Truth is God, and truth overrides
all our plans. The whole truth is only embodied within the hearts of
Great Power Truth.
Truth is the first to be sought
for, and Beauty and Goodness will then be added unto
Truth is not truth merely because
it is ancient. Nor is truth necessarily to be regarded with suspicion
because it is ancient.
Truth should so humble that even
the dust could crush him.
Truth without humility would be an
A man of truth must ever be
confident, if he has also equal need to be diffident.
A seeker after truth, a follower of
the law of Love, cannot hold anything against tomorrow.
An error does not become truth by
reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because
nobody sees it.
All faiths constitute a revelation
of Truth, but all are imperfect and liable to error.
The path of truth is as narrow as
it is straight. Even so is that of ahimsa.
The quest of Truth involves
tapasself-sufferingsometimes even unto death.
Though God may be Love, God is
Truth above all.
Truth and Nonviolence are perhaps
the activist forces you have in the world.
The panoplies warrior of Truth and
non-violence is ever and incessantly active.
The greater the realization of
truth and ahimsa, the greater the illumination.
Devotion to Truth is the sole
justification for our existence.
Every expression of truth has in it
the seeds of propagation, even as the sun cannot hide its
God alone is truth and everything
else is transitory and illusory.
God is light, not darkness. God is
love not hate. God is truth, not untruth. God alone is
God of truth and justice can never
create distinctions of high and low among His own
If you would swim on the bosom of
the ocean of Truth, you must reduce yourself to a zero.
Nobody in this world possesses
Not violence, nor untruth but
non-violence, Truth is the law of our being.
One is ever young in the felt
presence of the God of Truth or Truth which is God.
One cannot reach Truth by
untruthfulness. Truthful conduct alone can reach truth.
Search for truth is search for God.
Truth is God. God is because Truth is.
When you want to find Truth as God,
the only inevitable means is love, that is nonviolence.
We may not go about parroting truth
and non-violence and steering clear of them in our daily
Where there is truth, there also is
knowledge which is true.
Truth and nonviolence are both the
means and the end, and given the right type of men, the legislatures can
be the means of achieving the concrete pursuit of truth and
Truth and nonviolence are no
cloistered virtues but are applicable as much in the forum and the
legislatures as in the marketplace.
Use truth as your anvil,
nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test
when it is brought to the anvil of trust and hammered with
ahimsa, reject as non-Hindu.
A man of faith will remain
steadfast to truth even though the whole world might appear to be
enveloped in falsehood.
A man with a grain of faith in God
never loses hope, because he ever believes in the ultimate triumph of
A successful search for truth means
complete deliverance from the dual throng, such as of love and hate,
happiness and misery.
Even the atheists, who have
pretended to disbelieve in God, have believed in Truth.
Satyagraha is search for Truth, and God is
There is no playing with truth in
the Charkha programme, for Satyagraha is not predominantly
civil disobedience but a quiet and irresistible pursuit of
The deepest spiritual truths are
The highest truth needs no
communicating, for it is by its very nature self-propelling. It radiates
its influence silently as the rose its fragrance without the
intervention of a medium.
The instruments for the quest of
Truth are as simple as they are difficult.
The law is God. Anything attributed
to Him is not a mere attribute. He is Truth, Love, Law and a million
things that human ingenuity can name.
The patriotic sprit demands loyal
and strict adherence to nonviolence and truth.
We dare not enter the kingdom of
liberty with mere lip-homage to truth and nonviolence.
Where there is honest effort, it
will be realized that what appear to be different truths are like the
countless and apparently different leaves of the same
In Hinduism we have got an
admirable foot rule to measure every Shastra and every rule of
conduct, and that is truth.
Hindu religion literature, indeed
all religious literature, is full of illustrations to prove the
Nothing in the Shastra,
which is manifestly contrary to universal truths and morals can
I believe in the what Max Muller
said year age, namely, that truth needed to be repeated as long as there
were men who disbelieved it.
I can see that in the midst of
death life persists, in the midst of untruth, truth persists, in the
midst of darkness, light persist, Hence I gather that God is Life,
Truth, Light, He, Is Love, He is the supreme good.
I claim no perfection for myself.
But I do claim to be a passionate seeker after ,Truth which is but
another name for God.
I know no diplomacy save that of
I know that man who forsakes Truth
can forsake his country and his nearest and dearest
I have repeatedly stated that
Satyagraha never fails and that one perfect satyagrahi is
enough to vindicate Truth.
I will say that if there is
anything like God Or Truth on earth, Hindu-Muslim unity is also
I worship the God that is truth or
Truth which is God through the service of these
If I am true to myself, if I am
true to mankind, if I am true to humanity, I must understand all faults
that human flesh is heir to.
If it is possible for the human
tongue to give the fullest description of God, I have come to the
conclusion that God is Truth.
The only virtue I want to claim is
truth and non-violence.
There is nothing on earth that I
would not give up for the sake of country, excepting, of course, two
things and two only, namely, truth and nonviolence.
With God as witness, I want to
proclaim this truth, that the way of violence cannot bring Swaraj, it
can only lead to disaster.
I would far rather that India
perished that that she won freedom at the sacrifice of
I acknowledge no other God but the one God of truth and
My anekantavada is the
result of the twin doctrine of satya and
My errors have errors of
calculation and in judging men, not in appreciating the true nature of
truth and ahimsa or in their application.
My experience teaches me that truth
can never be propagated by doing violence.
My faith in truth and nonviolence
is ever growing, and as I am ever trying to follow them in my life, I
too am growing every moment.
My religion is based on truth and
nonviolence. Truth is God. Non violence is the means of realizing
Mine may today be a voice in the
wilderness, but it will be heard when all other voices are silenced, if
it is the voice of truth.
Truth is my God, I can only search
Him through non-violence and in no other way.
Truth is my religion and
ahimsa the only way of its realization.
Truth to me is infinitely dearer
than the mahatmaship which is purely a burden.
Every moment of my existence is
dedicated to the winning of Swaraj by means of truth and
For me, Rama and Rahim are one and
the same deity. I acknowledge no other God but the one God of truth and
For me the voice of God, of
Conscience, of truth or the Inner Voice or the still small voice mean
one and the same thing.
To me God is Truth and Love, God is
ethics and morality, God is fearless.
God as truth has been for me a
treasure beyond price; may He be so to every one of us.
Indeed, the errors and my prompt
confessions have made me surer, if possible, of my insight into the
implications of truth and ahimsa.
It is an ever-growing belief with
me that truth cannot be found by violent means.
Let hundreds like me perish, but
let the truth triumph.
Prayer has not been a part of my
life in the sense that truth has been.
Silence is a great help to a seeker
after truth like myself.
The attainment of national
independence is to me a search after truth.
What has appealed to me most in
Tolstoys life is that he practiced what he preached and reckoned no
cost too great in his pursuit of truth.
Without living Truth, God is
If we had attained the full vision
of Truth, we would no longer be seekers, but become one with God, for
Truth is God.
God, who is the embodiment of Truth
and Right and Justice, can never have sanctioned a religion or practice
which regards one-fifth of our vast population as
If fighting for the legislatures
meant a sacrifice of truth and non-violence, democracy would not be
worth a moments purchase.
Our life is a long quest after
Truth, and the soul requires inward restfulness to attain its full
Your character must be above
suspicion and you must be truthful and self-controlled.
Tolstoys so-called inconsistencies
were a sign of his development and his passionate regard for
The patriotic spirit demands loyal
and strict adherence to non-violence and truth.
Exercise of faith will be the
safest where there is a clear determination summarily to reject all that
is contrary to Truth and love.
The Charkha is an outward
symbol of Truth and non-violence.
If the people knew the working of
the law of truth and non-violence, then they would themselves regulate
the matter of shortage.
The first step in nonviolence is
that we cultivate in our daily life, as between ourselves, truthfulness,
humility, tolerance and loving kindness.
Buddha renounced every worldly
happiness because he wanted to share with the whole world his happiness
which was to be had by men who sacrificed and suffered in the search for
Satyagraha is a relentless search for
truth and a determination to search truth.
A seeker of truth will never begin
by discounting his opponents statement as unworthy of
The way of peace is the way of
truth. Truthfulness is even more important than
Truthful conduct alone can reach
Finite human being shall never know
in its fullness Truth and Love which is itself infinite.
Openness of mind strengthens the
truth in us and removes the dross from it if there is
To find truth completely is to
realize oneself and ones destiny, i.e. to become
The practice of Truth and
non-violence melted the religious differences, and we learnt to see
beauty in each religion.
Those who are truthful, nonviolent
and brave do not cease to be so because of the stupidity of their
To a true artist only that face is
beautiful which, quite apart from its exterior, shines with the truth
within the soul.
Death us at any time blessed but it
is twice blessed for a warrior who dies for his cause, that is,
Names and forms matter little; they
come and go. That which is permanent and therefore necessary eludes the
historian of events. Truth transcends history.
The propagation of truth and
nonviolence can be done less by books than by actually living on those
Ahimsa and Truth are so intertwined
that it is practically impossible to disentangle and separate