The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
The search for truth is in one way hard and in another way easy, for it is evident that no one can master it fully or miss it wholly. But each adds a little to our knowledge of nature, and from all the facts assembled there arises a certain grandeur.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
We cannot ... prove geometrical truths by arithmetic.
With the truth, all given facts harmonize; but with what is false, the truth soon hits a wrong note.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.