In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
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.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.