Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Love truth, but pardon error.
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.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
The truth is more important than the facts.
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.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.