"Gandhi" quotes

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The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.

Director: Richard Attenborough
Writer: John Briley
Production: N/A
Year: 1982
MetaScore: 79/100
ImdbRating: 8.1
BoxOffice: $52,767,889
Released: 25 Feb 1983
Awards: Won 8 Oscars. 35 wins & 21 nominations total

76 Clips

And when I read what you were doing I wanted to help - Gandhi 00:17
And when I read what you were doing I wanted to help
You're a temptress Just an admirer - Gandhi 00:10
You're a temptress Just an admirer
Oh God - Gandhi 00:03
Oh God
He told the press he'd support the British in the war - Gandhi 00:06
He told the press he'd support the British in the war
We must defy the British - Gandhi 00:37
We must defy the British
Think what you can do by living - Gandhi 00:34
Think what you can do by living
No Indian must be treated as the English treat us - Gandhi 00:11
No Indian must be treated as the English treat us
Well you're the only man I know who makes his own clothes - Gandhi 00:05
Well you're the only man I know who makes his own clothes
The function of civil resister is to provoke response - Gandhi 00:14
The function of civil resister is to provoke response
I have friends who keep telling me - Gandhi 00:09
I have friends who keep telling me
I say with Gandhiji - Gandhi 00:12
I say with Gandhiji
I for one have never advocated passive anything - Gandhi 00:19
I for one have never advocated passive anything
There's a sadness about him - Gandhi 00:32
There's a sadness about him
But do you really believe you could use nonviolence against someone like Hitler - Gandhi 00:30
But do you really believe you could use nonviolence against...
It is impossible for me to ignore that you are in a different category - Gandhi 00:37
It is impossible for me to ignore that you are in a...
I want to welcome you all - Gandhi 00:36
I want to welcome you all
You mean you employ Mr Baker as your attorney - Gandhi 00:15
You mean you employ Mr Baker as your attorney
If you are a minority of one - Gandhi 00:08
If you are a minority of one
Does it rankle being separated in this way - Gandhi 00:32
Does it rankle being separated in this way
With respect Mr Gandhi - Gandhi 00:26
With respect Mr Gandhi
Where there's injustice I always believed in fighting - Gandhi 00:23
Where there's injustice I always believed in fighting
Whatever moral ascendancy the West held - Gandhi 00:21
Whatever moral ascendancy the West held
You're an ambitious man Mr Gandhi - Gandhi 00:06
You're an ambitious man Mr Gandhi
When I despair - Gandhi 00:32
When I despair
There are no goodbyes for us Charlie - Gandhi 00:09
There are no goodbyes for us Charlie
You don't think we're just going to walk out of India - Gandhi 00:19
You don't think we're just going to walk out of India
But I want to change their minds - Gandhi 00:08
But I want to change their minds
Mr Gandhi sir - Gandhi 00:17
Mr Gandhi sir
General - Gandhi 00:34
General
I am a Muslim - Gandhi 00:11
I am a Muslim
They may torture my body - Gandhi 00:17
They may torture my body
The object of this massive tribute - Gandhi 00:36
The object of this massive tribute
I'm going to hell - Gandhi 00:33
I'm going to hell
An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind - Gandhi 00:07
An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind
In South Africa - Gandhi 00:54
In South Africa
I'm going to Hell - Gandhi 01:04
I'm going to Hell
If you are a minority of one - Gandhi 00:17
If you are a minority of one
I want to welcome you all - Gandhi 01:42
I want to welcome you all
I want to change their minds - Gandhi 00:22
I want to change their minds
I say with Gandhiji - Gandhi 00:26
I say with Gandhiji
I have been instructed to inquire the subject of your speech tonight - Gandhi 00:40
I have been instructed to inquire the subject of your speech...
I have a ticket - Gandhi 02:01
I have a ticket
You're the only man I know who makes his own clothes - Gandhi 00:18
You're the only man I know who makes his own clothes
You're an ambitious man - Gandhi 00:12
You're an ambitious man
You're a temptress - Gandhi 00:24
You're a temptress
He will be saying prayers in the garden - Gandhi 00:20
He will be saying prayers in the garden
He told the press he'd support the British in the war - Gandhi 00:23
He told the press he'd support the British in the war
Have never advocated passive anything - Gandhi 00:33
Have never advocated passive anything
Had you been able to take in the armored car - Gandhi 02:11
Had you been able to take in the armored car
Everyone takes his turn - Gandhi 00:38
Everyone takes his turn
Does that surprise you - Gandhi 00:44
Does that surprise you
Do you really believe you could use non violence against someone like Hitler - Gandhi 00:57
Do you really believe you could use non violence against...
Despite the best intentions of the best of you - Gandhi 00:59
Despite the best intentions of the best of you
But in what direction - Gandhi 00:17
But in what direction
Being separated this way - Gandhi 01:15
Being separated this way
An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind - Gandhi 00:19
An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind
You intend to walk all the way - Gandhi 00:25
You intend to walk all the way
You don't think we're just going to walk out of India - Gandhi 00:40
You don't think we're just going to walk out of India
You are a stubborn man - Gandhi 01:27
You are a stubborn man
Without property - Gandhi 03:21
Without property
Without British administration - Gandhi 00:58
Without British administration
Wherever you are - Gandhi 00:22
Wherever you are
Where there's injustice - Gandhi 01:07
Where there's injustice
Whenever I despair - Gandhi 00:38
Whenever I despair
What do you want - Gandhi 00:39
What do you want
What do you want me not to do - Gandhi 00:55
What do you want me not to do
We must defy the British - Gandhi 01:14
We must defy the British
They may torture my body - Gandhi 00:22
They may torture my body
They are not in control - Gandhi 00:37
They are not in control
There's a sadness about him - Gandhi 00:57
There's a sadness about him
There may be tyrants and murderers - Gandhi 00:34
There may be tyrants and murderers
Should we issue a warning - Gandhi 00:17
Should we issue a warning
Poverty is the worst form of violence - Gandhi 00:15
Poverty is the worst form of violence
No one will be better pleased than I - Gandhi 01:07
No one will be better pleased than I
No Indian must be treated as the English treat us - Gandhi 00:30
No Indian must be treated as the English treat us
I've traveled so far - Gandhi 00:41
I've traveled so far

Cast

Mahatma Gandhi - Ben Kingsley
Kasturba Gandhi - Rohini Hattangadi
Pandit Nehru - Roshan Seth
Margaret Bourke-White - Candice Bergen
General Dyer - Edward Fox
Lord Irwin - John Gielgud
Judge Broomfield - Trevor Howard
The Viceroy - John Mills
Walker - Martin Sheen
Charlie Andrews - Ian Charleson
Herman Kallenbach (as Gunter Maria Halmer) - Günther Maria Halmer
General Smuts - Athol Fugard
Sardar Patel - Saeed Jaffrey
Mirabehn - Geraldine James
Mohamed Ali Jinnah - Alyque Padamsee
Senior Police Officer - Ian Bannen
Principal Secretary - Michael Bryant
Advocate General - John Clements
Kinnoch - Nigel Hawthorne
Sir George Hodge - Michael Hordern
Professor Gokhale - Shreeram Lagoo
Nahari - Om Puri
Maulana Azad - Virendra Razdan
Sir Edward Gait - Richard Vernon
Nathuram Godse - Harsh Nayyar
Karkare - Nigam Prakash
Commentator - Shane Rimmer
Lord Mountbatten - Peter Harlowe
J. B. Kripalani - Anang Desai
European Passenger - Peter Cartwright
Conductor - Marius Weyers
Tyeb Mohammed - Alok Nath
Singh - Dean Gasper
Police Sergeant - Ken Hutchison
Reporter - Norman Chancer
Rich Merchant - Gulshan Kapoor
Harilal Gandhi - Raj Chaturvedi
Manilal Gandhi - Avpar Jhita
Ramdas Gandhi - Anthony Sagger
Daniels - David Gant
Youth - Ray Burdis
Colin's Mother - Avis Bunnage
Sonja Schlesin - Caroline Hutchison
Tyeb Mohammed's Friend - Mohan Agashe
Man in Gallery - Sudhanshu Mishra
Miner - Dina Nath
Manager of the Mine - John Savident
Mounted Police Sergeant - John Patrick
Clergyman - Michael Godley
Prison Officer - Stewart Harwood
Prison Guard - Stanley McGeagh
Young Englishman - Christopher Good
Older Englishman - David Markham
Young Indian Reporter - Jyoti Sarup
English Reporter - John Naylor
American Reporter - Wilson George
Older Indian Reporter - Hansu Mehta
Motilal Nehru - Sudarshan Sethi
Mrs. Motilal Nehru - Sunila Pradhan
Traveller on Train Roof - Moti Makan
Traveller on Train Roof - Jalal Agha
Cavalry Troop Leader - Rupert Frazer
Nehru's Friend - Homi Daruvala
Nehru's Friend (as K. K. Raina) - K.K. Raina
Nehru's Friend - Vivek Swaroop
Nehru's Friend - Raja Biswas
Subaltern - Dominic Guard
Sergeant Putnam - Bernard Hill
Village Leader - Rama Kant Jha
Villager - Nana Palsikar
Villager's Wife - Alpna Gupta
Batsman - John Quentin
Wicket-Keeper - Graham Seed
Police Guard (as Bob Barbenia) - Bob Babenia
Magistrate - Gerald Sim
Young Man - Sanjeev Puri
Secretary - Gareth Forwood
Chauffeur - Vijay Crishna
Servant - Sankalp Dubey
Brigadier - James Cossins
Speaker in Jallianwalla Bagh - Gurcharan Singh
A.D.C. - John Vine
Government Advocate - Geoffrey Chater
Lord Hunter - Ernest Clark
Indian Barrister - Habib Tanvir
Mahadev Desai - Pankaj Mohan
Policeman at Chauri Chaura - Subhash Gupta
Policeman at Chauri Chaura - Aadil
Marcher at Chauri Chaura - Rajeshwar Nath
Marcher at Chauri Chaura - S.S. Thakur
Boy with Goat - Rahul Gupta
Police Superintendant - Barry John
Clerk of Court - Brian Oulton
Court Reporter - James Snell
Court Reporter - John Boxer
Court Reporter - Gerard Norman
General Edgar - Bernard Horsfall
Brigadier - Richard Leech
Pyarelal (as Pankaj Kapoor) - Pankaj Kapur
Sarojini Naidu - Tarla Mehta
Subaltern - David Sibley
Zia (as Daleep Tahil) - Dalip Tahil
Police Officer - Stanley Lebor
Ramsay MacDonald - Terrence Hardiman
Little Girl - Monica Gupta
Colonel - Jon Croft
Adjutant - William Hoyland
American Lieutenant - John Ratzenberger
Major at Aga Khan Palace - Jack McKenzie
Doctor at Aga Khan Palace - Tom Alter
Lady Mountbatten - Jane Myerson
Hindu Youth at Ashram - Roop Kumar Razdan
Woman Refugee - Bani Sharad Joshi
Man Refugee - Vagish Kumar Singh
Abdul Ghaffar Khan - Dilsher Singh
Police Commissioner (as Sudheer Dalavi) - Sudhir Dalvi
Tahib - Tilak Raj
Sushila Nayyar - Irpinder Puri
Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street - Pren Kapoor
Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street - Vinay Apte
Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street - Aswani Kumar
Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street - Avinash Dogra
Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street - Shreedhar Joshi
Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street - Suhas Palshikar
Nehru's Aide - Karkirat Singh
Suhrawardy (as Sekhar Chatterjee) - Shekhar Chatterjee
Goonda (as Amarjit) - Amarjeet
Goonda - Pratap Desai
Goonda - Sunil Shende
Goonda - Rovil Sinha
Army Officer - Rodney Cardiff
Man in Court - Harold Coyne
Army Officer - Jack Dearlove
Lady in Church - Mabel Etherington
Man in Church - Ron Gregory
Radio Reporter at Funeral - Derek Lyons
Man in Crowd - Alf Mangan
Factory Worker - Peter Ross-Murray
Lawyer - Gito Santana
Freedom Fighter - Manoj Shah
British Officer - Stephen M. Silverman
Church Congregation Member - John Tatham
Man in Crowd - Del Watson
Man in the Crowd - Fred Wood