A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
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.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
I quote others only to better express myself.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
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.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.