Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give me an opportunity once in a year to speak the truth.
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
It is true, I never assisted the sun materially in his rising, but doubt not, it was of the last importance only to be present at it
Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.
Truth strikes us from behind and in the dark, as well as from before and in broad daylight.
Not till we are lost, in other words not till we have lost the world, do we begin to find ourselves, and realize where we are and the infinite extent of our relations.
It takes two to speak the truth - one to speak and another to hear.
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at last as the truth. This alone wears well.
The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing.
Some old poet's grand imagination is imposed on us as adamantine everlasting truth, and God's own word! Pythagoras says, truly enough, A true assertion respecting God, is an assertion of God; but we may well doubt if there is any example of this in literature.