One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
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 not truth that matters, but victory
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
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.
I quote others only to better express myself.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
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.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.