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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie.
Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
… like all virtuous people he imagines he must speak the truth ….
Rich honesty dwells like a miser, sir, in a poor house; as your pearl in a foul oyster.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant— / Success in Circuit lies.
There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
The truth is always something that is told, not something that is known. If there were no speaking or writing, there would be no truth about anything. There would only be what is.
Tell the truth or trump—but get the trick.
One can lie, but truth is more interesting.
Truth has rough flavors if we bite it through.
… it’s wrong what they say about the past, I’ve learned, about how you can bury it. Because the past claws its way out.
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
Reformers who are always compromising, have not yet grasped the idea that truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.
Boldness in sinning is somewhat compensated and bridled by boldness in confession. Whoever would oblige himself to tell all, would oblige himself not to do anything about which we are constrained to keep silent.

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