In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Truth is a tendency.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
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.
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.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.