The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
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.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
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.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Love truth, but pardon error.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
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.