Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Love truth, but pardon error.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
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 truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
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.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.