I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
—Simone de Beauvoir
Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
—A. A. Milne
Well, the telling of jokes is an art of its own, and it always rises from some emotional threat. The best jokes are dangerous, and dangerous because they are in some way truthful.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
—George Bernard Shaw
Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.
It is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatsoever for supposing it is true.