Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
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 past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
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.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.