There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself; anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Art is the lie that makes us realize the truth.
The structure of life I have described in buildings - the structure which I believe to be objective - is deeply and inextricably connected with the human person, and with the innermost nature of human feeling.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate.
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
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.
Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew's cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo's choice to know the truth. It's a beautiful, beautiful story.
And if you're a golfer and you watch a golf film and Matt Damon swing, and it's not great, then you're not going to believe in the golf story, you're not going to believe in the rest of the film. That's the whole movie, so if that swing looks like crap, the movie's crap.
I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.
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.
You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
Most human beings today waste some 25 to 30 years of their lives before they break through the actual and conventional lies which surround them.
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
That all who have ever been born men from the beginning of creation, and are deceased, are either in heaven or in hell, follows from those things which have been said and shown in the preceding article, namely, that Heaven and Hell are from the human race.