The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Truth is a tendency.
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.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Love truth, but pardon error.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.