A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
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.
Truth is a tendency.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else