The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Peace begins with a smile..
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
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.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
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.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Love truth, but pardon error.
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.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.