There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
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 meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
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.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
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.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
The happiness of society is the end of government.