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.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Peace is always beautiful.
Love truth, but pardon error.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
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.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
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.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
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.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.