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.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
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.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.