If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
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.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
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 truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
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.
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.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.