Fiction is the lie through which we tell the 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.
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.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
Love truth, but pardon error.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
I quote others only to better express myself.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist