Truth is a tendency.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
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.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Love truth, but pardon error.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.