Adversity is the first path to truth.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
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.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Love truth, but pardon error.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
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.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
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.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Peace is always beautiful.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.