Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
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.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
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.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
I quote others only to better express myself.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.