Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
The truth is more important than the facts.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
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.
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 truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.