The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
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.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
I quote others only to better express myself.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
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.
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.
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.