Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
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.
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.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
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.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
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.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
I quote others only to better express myself.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.