The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Strive always to excel in virtue 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.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
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.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
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.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
It is not truth that matters, but victory