The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
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.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
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.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.