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.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Peace begins with a smile..
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
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.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
I quote others only to better express myself.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.