The happiness of society is the end of government.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Truth is a tendency.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The truth is more important than the facts.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
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.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
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 is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.