There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Exactitude is not truth.
Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.
Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.
Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.
A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.
The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice.
We are free to yield to truth.
Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
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.
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
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.
Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
Truth is a gem that is found at a great depth; whilst on the surface of this world, all things are weighed by the false scale of custom.
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.
Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing.
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things.
Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.