The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Peace begins with a smile..
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.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of 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.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Love truth, but pardon error.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Adversity is the first path to truth.