One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
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.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
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.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
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.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
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.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
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.