Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
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.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
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.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
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
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Peace begins with a smile..
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.