Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.
I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
The thing is to become a master and in your old age to acquire the courage to do what children did when they knew nothing.
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander
A witty saying proves nothing.
The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.
George Bernard Shaw
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
I have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
It is always better to live the truth than to live a lie.
We are all fools when one wise man appears.
Orson Scott Card
Your silence gives consent.
You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
We arrive at the truth, not by the reason only, but also by the heart.
Your educators can only be your liberators.
All great people are conservative.
There is a wisdom of the head, and ... a wisdom of the heart.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
There is nothing more dangerous to the shackles of complacency and the warden of fear than philosophy in action.
It is as wrong for one person to rule many as for many to rule one.
A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
Cheap booze is a false economy.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Philosophy- A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. Martyrdom is the test.
If you live each day as if it were your last, someday you'll be right.
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
The discovery of what is true and the practice of that which is good are the two most important aims of philosophy.
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
If one tells the truth, one is sure sooner or later to be found out
Religion ends and philosophy begins, just as alchemy ends and chemistry begins and astrology ends, and astronomy begins.
The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.
It is a common sentence that knowledge is power; but who hath duly considered or set forth the power of ignorance? Knowledge slowly builds up what ignorance in an hour pulls down.
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.