Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Love truth, but pardon error.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.