The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
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.
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.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
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.
Truth is a tendency.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.