The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Love truth, but pardon error.
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.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
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.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
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.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
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.
I quote others only to better express myself.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.