The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
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.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Peace begins with a smile..
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
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.