The happiness of society is the end of government.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
It is not truth that matters, but victory
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
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.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
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.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.