If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
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.
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.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
I quote others only to better express myself.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
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.
Peace is always beautiful.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
The truth is more important than the facts.
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.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
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.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.