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.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
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.
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.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me 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.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Peace begins with a smile..
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
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.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.