The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
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.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
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.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.