In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
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.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
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.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Peace is always beautiful.