The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
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.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
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.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
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.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
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.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
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.