The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
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.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
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.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
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.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
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.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.