If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Truth is a tendency.
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.
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.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.