Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
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.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
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.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
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.