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.
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.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Peace is always beautiful.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
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.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.