To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
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.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
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.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.