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.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
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.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
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.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
I quote others only to better express myself.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
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.