Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children.
Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing the matter with this, except that it ain't so.
The highest compact we can make with our fellow is - "Let there be truth between us two forevermore."
Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
If you avoid the truth, you pay for your lies. A lie always does the most harm to the person who tells it.
When being dishonest, people can still tell the truth. Be mindful of the treacherous that do not lie.
I have said to you to speak the truth is a painful thing. To be forced to tell lies is much worse.
Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.
Fraud and falsehood only dread examination. Truth invites it.
The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country.
Itís no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
Science shows us truth and beauty and fills each day with a fresh wonder of the exquisite order which governs our world.
My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year.
From the viewpoint of absolute truth, what we feel and experience in our ordinary daily life is all delusion. Of all the various delusions, the sense of discrimination between oneself and others is the worst form, as it creates nothing but unpleasant.
A sense of humor always withers in the presence of the messianic delusion, like justice and truth in front of patriotic passion.
When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it Confucius All truth is safe and nothing else is safe, but he who keeps back truth, or withholds it from men, from motives of expediency, is either a coward or a criminal.
Private and public life are subject to the same rules-- truth and manliness are two qualities that will carry you through this world much better then policy or tact or expediency or other words that were devised to conceal a deviation from a straight line.
All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth.
Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
The stream of time sweeps away errors, and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
Error is the force that welds men together; truth is communicated to men only by deeds of truth.