Art is the lie that enables us to realize 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.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Love truth, but pardon error.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
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.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me 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.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.