The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
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.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
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.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.