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.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
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.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
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.