A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
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.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
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.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
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.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
Truth is a tendency.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
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.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.