Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
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 trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
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.
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.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
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.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
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.
Love truth, but pardon error.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.