Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
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.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
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.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
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.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Truth is a tendency.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.