Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
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.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
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.
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.
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.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.