The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Peace is always beautiful.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
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.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.