‘In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.’
George Orwell

‘To live outside the law, you must be honest.’
Bob Dylan

‘Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.’
Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha


‘All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you. Life itself is truth, and this will never change.’
Morihei Ueshiba

‘Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.’
Mohandas Gandhi

‘Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you.
Never apologize for being correct, for being years ahead of your time.
If you are right and you know it, speak your mind. Even if you are in a minority of one, the truth is still the truth.’
Mahatma Gandhi

The Iroquois Peace confederacy Tradition uses these Twelve Cycles of Truth to initiate peace.
Learning the truth, honouring the truth, accepting the truth, observing the truth, hearing the truth, presenting the truth, loving the truth, serving the truth, living the truth, working the truth, walking the truth, and being grateful for the truth.

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