When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
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.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
I quote others only to better express myself.
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.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.