Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
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.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
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.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
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.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
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.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
The happiness of society is the end of government.