I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
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 on the side of the oppressed.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
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.
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.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
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.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.