I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.