Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
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.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
I quote others only to better express myself.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.