You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
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.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
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.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Adversity is the first path to truth.