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 truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Truth is a tendency.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.