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.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
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 matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
Love truth, but pardon error.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
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.