Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
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.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
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.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.