How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
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.
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.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
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.