The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
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.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
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 is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.