The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
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.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
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.
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.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.