The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Truth is a tendency.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
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.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
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.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.