Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
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.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
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.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the 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.