Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
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.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Peace begins with a smile..
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
I quote others only to better express myself.
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.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.