Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
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.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Love truth, but pardon error.
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.
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.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
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.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
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.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist