It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
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.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.