A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
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.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
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 monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
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 on the side of the oppressed.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.