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Martyrs' Day 2024: 10 inspirational quotes by Mahatma Gandhi to share on this day

ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi
Jan 30, 2024 11:24 AM IST

On Martyrs' Day 2024, here are the top 10 inspirational quotes by Mahatma Gandhi to boost your motivation for the rest of the week.

Martyrs' Day is celebrated on January 30 in India, the day when Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse in 1948. Mahatma Gandhi led the struggle for Independence that culminated in India getting freedom from British rule on August 15, 1947 and Bapu, as he was lovingly called, played one of the most prominent roles in India’s freedom struggle through non-violence and peaceful methods.

Martyrs' Day 2024: 10 inspirational quotes by Mahatma Gandhi to share on this day (Photo by Twitter/NitaPathak1)
Martyrs' Day 2024: 10 inspirational quotes by Mahatma Gandhi to share on this day (Photo by Twitter/NitaPathak1)

Mahatma Gandhi was shot at Birla House compound in New Delhi at the age of 78 by Nathuram Godse, who had opposed Gandhi’s views on the partition of India. On the occasion of Martyrs Day, India's president, vice president, prime minister, defense minister and the three service chiefs assemble at the Samadhi at Raj Ghat memorial, laying wreaths there while a two-minute silence is observed at 11 am across the country to honour the memory of all Indian martyrs. (Also read: Martyrs' Day 2024: Date, history and significance of Shaheed Diwas, Punyatithi of Mahatma Gandhi )

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Inspirational quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

To honour the memories of Mahatma Gandhi, whose service to our country helped us attain freedom, here are some of his inspirational quotes to boost your motivation for the rest of the week and which you can also share with family and friends:

  1. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
  2. “The future depends on what you do today.”
  3. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
  4. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
  5. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
  6. “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”
  7. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.”
  8. “First, they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”
  9. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
  10. “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”

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