Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
The truth is more important than the facts.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.