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.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
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.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
I quote others only to better express myself.
Peace is always beautiful.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
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.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
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.