The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.