Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
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.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
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.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.