Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
The truth is more important than the facts.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.