Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
I quote others only to better express myself.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
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.
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 happiness of society is the end of government.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
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 truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.