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.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
I quote others only to better express myself.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
The truth is found when men are free to pursue 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.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.