Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
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.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
I quote others only to better express myself.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
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.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.