Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
I quote others only to better express myself.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
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.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.