Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Love truth, but pardon error.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
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.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.