It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
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.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
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.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
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.
Peace is always beautiful.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.