Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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 can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
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.
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.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.