Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
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.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
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.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
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.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
The truth is more important than the facts.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.