Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
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.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
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.
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.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
I quote others only to better express myself.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.