Truth suffers from too much analysis.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
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.
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 someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
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.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
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.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.