There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
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.
Peace is always beautiful.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
The happiness of society is the end of government.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
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.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
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.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
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.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.