Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
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.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Love truth, but pardon error.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
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.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.