What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth.
Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.
Our life is an apprenticeship to the truth that around every circle another can be drawn; that there is no end in nature, but every end is a beginning; that there is always another dawn risen on mid-noon, and under every deep a lower deep opens.
We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receiver of its truth and organs of its activity.? When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow passage to its beams.
The art of measurement, by showing us the truth would have brought our soul into the repose of abiding by the truth, and so would have saved our life.
Man can embody truth but he cannot know it.
One ought to examine himself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.
I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say them.
Truth is exact correspondence with reality.
Truth is a great flirt.
What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.
No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy.
But now 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.
Without the way, there is no going; without the truth, there is no knowing; without the life, there is no living.
I am a lie who always speaks the truth.
The truth is you can have a great marriage, but there are still no guarantees.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom, in the pursuit of truth as in the endeavour after a worthy manner of life.
And, after all, what is a lie?'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
All vital truth contains the memory of all that for which it is not true.
I speak the truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more as I grow older.
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.
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.