Mahatma Gandhi quote: “Man often…

Mahatma Gandhi, 1909.

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” 

– Mahatma Gandhi

Photo source: This portrait of Mahatma Gandhi was taken in 1909 while he was living in South Africa / Wikimedia Commons.