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.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
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.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
I quote others only to better express myself.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Peace is always beautiful.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.