Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
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.
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.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
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.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
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.
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.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
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.