Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
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.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
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.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
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.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
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.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
The truth is more important than the facts.