A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
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.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
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.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
I quote others only to better express myself.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
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 most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Adversity is the first path to truth.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.