Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Truth is a tendency.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
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.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.