A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
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.
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.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
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 happiness of society is the end of government.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.