What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.
The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do.
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
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.
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
There are many facts showing that Putin's people enriched themselves by using power mechanisms so that's why for them losing power means losing their fortunes.
The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them.
There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another.
Truth is simple. Very simple - so simple that a child can understand it. In fact, so simple that only a child can understand it. Unless you become a child again you will not be able to understand it.
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through it will blow up everything in its way.
All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.
The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.
As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth.
Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.
There are two kinds of truths: those of reasoning and those of facts. The truths of reasoning are necessary and their opposite is impossible; the truths of fact are contingent and their opposites are possible.
What we have in us of the image of God is the love of truth and justice.