I quote others only to better express myself.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.