Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Truth is a tendency.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Peace is always beautiful.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
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.