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.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
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.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
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.