Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
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.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
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.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.