The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
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.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
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.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Peace begins with a smile..
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.