The happiness of society is the end of government.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
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.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
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.
Truth is a tendency.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
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.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Love truth, but pardon error.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
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.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.