It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
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.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Truth is a tendency.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.