Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
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.
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.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
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.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
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.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.