Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the 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.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
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.
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.