It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
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.
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.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
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.
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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
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.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.