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.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
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.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
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.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
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 nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.