Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
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.
Love truth, but pardon error.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
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.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
I quote others only to better express myself.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.