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A collection of quotes and sayings by Baba Amte on determination, God, commitment, creative, grateful, gratitude, facts, leprosy, joy, happiness, and destiny.

11 Inspiring Quotes By Baba Amte For The Eager Beavers

Quick Facts

Born On: December 26, 1914

Died On: February 9, 2008

Born In: Wardha, Maharashtra

Died At Age: 93

Baba Amte was an Indian social activist and social worker. He is renowned for empowerment and rehabilitation of people suffering from leprosy. He was honoured with a number of prizes and awards, including ‘Jamnalal Bajaj Award,’ ‘Dr. Ambedkar International Award,’ ‘Ramon Magsaysay Award,’ ‘Padma Vibhushan,’ ‘Gandhi Peace Prize,’ and the ‘Templeton Prize.’ Baba Amte was an ardent follower of Gandhi’s way of living, and led a Spartan life. Following is a list of thought-provoking and motivating quotes and sayings by Baba Amte which have been excerpted from his interviews, thoughts, speeches, and life. Let us browse through the corpus of empowering and enlightening quotes and thoughts by Baba Amte and see what we can learn from them.

If you are through with dreams, then progress halts.

Baba Amte

I don't want to be a leader. I want to be one who goes around with a little oil can and offer help when I see a breakdown.

Baba Amte

Once you are in the orbit of your destiny, weightlessness is the only result.

Baba Amte

Happiness is a continuous creative activity.

Baba Amte

Joy is more infectious than leprosy.

Baba Amte

Happiness dies when not shared

Baba Amte

I took up leprosy work. Not to help anyone, but to overcome that fear in my life. That it worked out good for others was a by-product. But the fact is: I did it to overcome fear.

Baba Amte

Happiness is a continuous creative activity of imaginatively comparing your experiences to things that aren't as good and thereby feeling happy and grateful.

Baba Amte

The future belongs to the common man with uncommon determination.

Baba Amte

I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see, I sought my god, but my god eluded me; And then I sought my sisters and my brothers, and in them I found all three.

Baba Amte

I don't want to be a great leader; I want to be a man who goes around with a little oil can and when he sees a breakdown, offers his help. To me, the man who does that is greater than any holy man in saffron-colored robes. The mechanic with the oil can: that is my ideal in life.

Baba Amte