It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
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 truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
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.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
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.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
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.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.