Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Peace is always beautiful.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
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.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.