It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
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.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
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.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.