Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Truth is a tendency.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
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.
Peace is always beautiful.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
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.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
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.