The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
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.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.