Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
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.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
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.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.