A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Truth is a tendency.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.