Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
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.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.