Much of truth is found upon the battlefield of controversy, and it is kept alive by sharp exchanges.
An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.
You never find yourself until you face the truth.
I am not struck so much by the diversity of testimony as by the many-sidedness of truth.
Truth is the most powerful thing in the world, since even fiction itself must be governed by it, and can only please by its resemblance.
In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out.
Man with the burning soul Has but an hour of breath To build a ship of truth On which his soul may sail – Sail on the sea of death, For death takes toll Of beauty, courage, youth, Of all but truth.
Truth is a gem that is found at a great depth; whilst on the surface of this world, all things are weighed by the false scale of custom.
Truth crushed to earth shall rise again: Th’ eternal years of God are hers; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshippers.