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.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
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.
The truth is more important than the facts.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Peace is always beautiful.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
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.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
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.
Love truth, but pardon error.