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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
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.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
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.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Love truth, but pardon error.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure 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.