The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
I quote others only to better express myself.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
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.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.