Top 10 Fundamentals of Mahatma Gandhi to Change World

Mahatma Gandhi said, “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” Like these there are a plenty of quotes given by this great man which still tend to prove worthy in our lives. One of the best sayings by Mahatma Gandhi  goes as follows. “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problem.” In this article we are going to highlight the top 10 fundamentals of Mahatma Gandhi to change world. These are as follows:

  1. Change yourself

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi, “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” Also, he said “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.”

  1. You are in control

Mahatma Gandhi  used to say, “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” This implies that  your feelings and your reaction are always up to you. you are the one to choose your own thoughts, reactions as well as emotions to almost all the situations as well as things.

  1. Forgive and let it go

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi , “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Further he says, “An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” This implies that combating evil with evil is literally of no help.

  1. Without action you aren’t going anywhere

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi , “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” This means that there is nothing that can come to you without taking an action.

  1. Take care of this moment

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi , “I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following.” This implies that it is only present that matters the most. There is no point thinking about what is gone and also about what is yet to come.

  1. Everyone is human

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi , “I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.” He went on to say, “It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”

  1. Persist

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi, “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” This means that you need to be persistent. When you do what you like, you tend to remain positive about things.

  1. See the good in people and help them

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi , “I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.”  Further the great man say, “Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.” Also he says, “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.”

  1. Be congruent, be authentic, be your true self

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi , “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” Moreover,  “Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.”

  1. Continue to grow and evolve

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi , “Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.”

All in all, these are the top 10 fundamentals of Mahatma Gandhi to change world. The most popular saying by Mahatma Gandhi to sum up the article rightly goes as follows. “If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.”

 

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