Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
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.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
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.
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.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
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.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
I quote others only to better express myself.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.