The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Simplicity is indeed often the sign of truth and a criterion of beauty.
The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement.
After all, the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth.
If you share your light with the world, truth and goodness will be your constant companions.
A civilized society is one that exhibits the five qualities of truth, beauty, adventure, art and peace.
Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge.
It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness.
Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.
Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.
The first duty of a man is the seeking after and the investigation of truth.
Truth never needs to justify itself.
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so you apologize for truth.
Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
Even before baptism, a child or an adult can have the Holy Ghost testify to their hearts of sacred truth. They must act on that testimony to retain it, but it will guide them toward goodness
Have I done anything for society? I have then done more for myself. Let that truth be always present to thy mind, and work without cessation
In truth, there never was any remarkable lawgiver amongst any people who did not resort to divine authority, as otherwise his laws would not have been accepted by the people; for there are many good laws, the importance of which is known to be..
The country and the Congress were misled into war. I regret that we were not given the truth; as I said more than a year ago, knowing what we know now, I would not have gone to war in Iraq. And knowing now the full measure of the Bush Administrationís duplicity and incompetence, I doubt there are many members of Congress who would give them the authority they abused so badly. I know I would not.
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
I am conservative by temperament. I disapprove of criminal activity. I am very solidly and markedly on the side of authority. The truth is I would rather err on the side of too much authority than too little.
Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight, and their judgment more to be relied on, because they are believed to have paid attention, not to matters of fiction, but to the investigation of the truth.
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise.
We catch on to the truth and technique of expectation in those rare moments when we are stirred by an awareness of a guidance seemingly higher and greater than our own, when for a little while we are taken over by a force and an intelligence above and beyond those commonly felt. Confident and free, filled with wonder and ready acceptance, we permit ourselves to be taken over by our unquestioning self.