It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Truth is a tendency.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
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 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 is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
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.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Strive always to excel in virtue and 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.