essay on Mahatma Gandhi

A person with good manners and conduct is called a Mahatma, Gandhi was also a Mahatma, Gandhi sacrificed his enter life towards the welfare of his people.

He was born in India on October 2nd, 1869. He had his primary education in Kolkata. He went to England for higher studies and passed out as a Barrister.

After coming back to India he practiced as a lawyer for a few years. Then he went to South Africa. Africa was ruled by the white people. They were ill-treating the natives of the country.

Gandhi did not like it. He returned to India. India was also ruled by the white people at that time.

He organized a campaign to get his country free from the British. It was a movement of non-violance.

The people all over India rallied around him. As a result, the British have to give freedom to India.

Thereafter Mahatma Gandhi was known as the father of the Indian Nation. He was shot dead on 30th January 1948.

Quotes from Mahatma Gandhi

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

“First, they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.”

“An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

“Where there is love there is life.”

“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

“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.”

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