I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements
The people are the only censors of their governors, and even their errors will tend to keep these to the true principles of their institution
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
What is true of every member of the society, individually, is true of them all collectively; since the rights of the whole can be no more than the sum of the rights of the individuals.
Truth is great and will prevail if left to herself, that she is the proper and sufficient antagonist to error, and has nothing to fear from the conflict, unless by human interposition disarmed of her natural weapons, free argument and debate, errors
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle.
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the whole world.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
We are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.