If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
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.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
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.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
Love truth, but pardon error.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.