For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
I am amazed about how everyone wants to know about my love life. They whisper to me, 'Tell me the truth? Is it true?' Who cares? Because we have this job, we are to say to everybody what we do, or with whom we sleep? It's a bit absurd, but that's why everybody lies so much.
Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
A lot of people in my world - in the acting world - have either lost friends to Aids or live with HIV because its origin in our culture, in New York for instance, was in the gay community.
Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.
Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
To tell you the truth, in my work, love is always in opposition to the elements. It creates dilemmas. It brings in suffering.
To tell you the truth, in my work, love is always in opposition to the elements. It creates dilemmas. It brings in suffering. We can't live with it, and we can't live without it. You'll rarely find a happy ending in my work.
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Well, I'll tell you something, this wedding is something that I will always, always cherish. It was a show of love and support and kindness like I'd never seen from the people, and that's who I entertain. I entertain the people.
In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act.
If you have enough people sitting around telling you you're wonderful, then you start believing you're fabulous, then someone tells you you stink and you believe that too!
French fries. I love them. Some people are chocolate and sweets people. I love French fries. That and caviar.
I also love Dido and Nelly Furtado and people who are really into their music like that. And I love Renee Zellweger.
People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them I have the heart of a small boy... and I keep it in a jar on my desk.
People everywhere love Windows.
Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.
In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.
I define my sexuality in terms of the people that I love.
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others.