“Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.”
“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”
He who listens to truth is not less than he who utters truth. -Kahlil Gibran, poet and artist (1883-1931)
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth. – Lillian Hellman
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth. -Otto von Bismarck, statesman (1815-1898).
“This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, …courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life.”
It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel. -Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924).