In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.
A process for discernment: God is my ultimate source of truth and wisdom, and dwells forever at the center of my being. Therefore, any thought, emotion, or action that takes me further from my center can be neither truthful, nor wise.
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.
If you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy.
Pain will force even the truthful to speak falsely
Be truthful, gentle, and fearless.
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
Tell the truth. If you tell the truth all the time you don't have to worry three months down the line about what you said three months earlier. Truth is always the truth. You won't have to complicate your life by trying to cover up.
The best stories are often true...The narrative of human life is most beautiful when told truthfully and without boundaries.
Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good.
The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is.
Just be truthful - and if you can fake that, you've got it made.
I think it would be very boring dramatically to have a film where everybody was a lawyer or doctor and had no faults. To me, the most important thing is to be truthful.
Even if you know that what you'll say will hurt a woman's feelings, I've learned that it's better to be truthful with her than it is to cover up. Ultimate honesty is what a relationship is really about.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.
My purpose is to make my narrative as truthful as possible.
What motivates me in art is the ugly and beautiful nature of the truth. It has to be truthful and honest, even if it is ugly and grotesque.
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.
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