The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
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.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Love truth, but pardon error.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
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.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.