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"He tells the truth. Kurosawa is always trying to tell the truth. And most of the time, he succeeded. We in the West don't particularly care about the truth, and most of the time don't even know what the hell it is."  (James Coburn, American actor, speaking of Akira Kurosawa, Kurosawa)

"He who is faithful in what is least is faithful also in much."  (Bible, Luke 16:10)

"Here the ways of men part: if you wish to strive for peace of soul and pleasure, then believe; if you wish to be a devotee of truth, then inquire."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man."  (Richard Whately)

"How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth."  (Sophocles, Oedipus Rex)

"I am not educated nor am I an expert in any particular field. But I am sincere and my sincerity is my credentials."  (Malcolm X, 1925-1965)

"I avow myself the partisan of truth alone."  (William Harvey)

"I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction."  (Georges Bataille, The Deadman)

"I don't believe it. Prove it to me and I still won't believe it."  (Douglas Adams)

"I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job."  (Samuel Goldwyn)

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