Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Peace is always beautiful.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
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.
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.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.