Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. I am the fellow citizen of every being that thinks; my country is Truth.
I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.
"It can't happen here" is number one on the list of famous last words.
Tell a lie loud enough and long enough and people will believe it.
It is better to go near the truth and be imprisoned than to stay with the wrong and roam about freely, master Galilei. In fact, getting attached to falsity is terrible slavery, and real freedom is only next to the right.