The happiness of society is the end of government.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
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.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
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.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
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 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.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.