I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
Love truth, but pardon error.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.