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Do not be angry with me if I tell you the truth

What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislike.
Truth is a fruit which should not be plucked until it is ripe.
Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very flesh.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
If truth is beauty, then how come no one has their hair done in a library?
Of course, it is the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
Truth is always the strongest argument.
The knowledge of truth, combined with the proper regard for it and its' faithful observance, constitutes true education.
Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third it is regarded as self evident.
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always.
Better suffer for the truth than proper in a falsehood.
They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth.
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers.
Mystical explanations are considered deep. The truth is that they are not even superficial.
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed but I am bound to live the best life that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right and part from him when he goes wrong.
A hair divides what is false and true.
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead...
We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth.
The truth is lived, not taught.
Truth is like a torch; the more it is shook it shines.
The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
Craft must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked.
Tell the truth, but tell it slant.
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
I am always going to be true to myself.
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger.
Truth lies within ourselves: it takes no rise from outward things, whatever you may believe. There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness and to Know rather consists in opening out a way whence the imprisoned splendor may escape than in effecting entry for light supposed to be without.
Truth arises more readily from error than from confusion.
We catch on to the truth and technique of expectation in those rare moments when we are stirred by an awareness of a guidance seemingly higher and greater than our own, when for a little while we are taken over by a force and an intelligence above and beyond those commonly felt. Confident and free, filled with wonder and ready acceptance, we permit ourselves to be taken over by our unquestioning self.
If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through it will blow up everything in its way.
Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.

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