The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Peace is always beautiful.
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.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
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.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
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.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
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.