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.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
Peace is always beautiful.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
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.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.