Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Truth is a tendency.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Adversity is the first path to 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.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
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.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.