The happiness of society is the end of government.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
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.
Truth is a tendency.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
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.
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.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
I quote others only to better express myself.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.