Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
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.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.