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.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Truth is a tendency.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
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.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.