The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as 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.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
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.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.