I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
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.
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.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.