A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
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 truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
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.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.