Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
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.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
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.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.