It is not truth that matters, but victory
Truth is a tendency.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
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.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.