In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
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.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
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.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
I quote others only to better express myself.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.