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.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Truth is a tendency.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
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.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.