Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
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.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
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.
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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
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.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
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.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.