Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.
Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.
All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.
Truth is born into this world only with pangs and tribulations, and every fresh truth is received unwillingly.
The truth is, I hadn't grown up really wanting to be a writer. The whole thing was a weird aberration in some ways, and I didn't feel personally connected to the level of success I had with it - the success of sorts, I guess.
The truth is that the history of Mexico is a history in the image of its geography: abrupt and tortuous. Each historical period is like a plateau surrounded by tall mountains and separated from the other plateaus by precipices and divides.
In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.
A search for truth seems to me to be full of pitfalls. We all have different understandings of what truth is, and we'll each believe - or we are in danger of each believing - that our truth is the one and only absolute truth, which is why I say it's full of pitfalls.
The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.
The absolute truth is the thing that makes people laugh.
I had a period when I was sixteen where I started to get a big head. I was going through puberty, and I was nominated for an Academy Award. My head got inflated. My friends were the real ones who said, 'You're acting different.' But the truth is that I don't need that, because I don't get out of hand.
The truth is that I know very few novelists who have been satisfied with the adaptation of their books for the screen.
When the truth is spoken, it doesn't need to be adorned. It just needs to be simply stated, and often it only needs to be said once.
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.
Truth is of no practical value to mankind save as it affects terrestrial phenomena, hence the discoveries of science should be concealed or glossed over wherever they conflict with orthodoxy.
The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.