Quotes to keep in mind

“There is no love; there are only proofs of love.” ― Pierre Reverdy (from The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin)

“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” ― Bertrand Russell (from Facebook response to a discussion about Larry Summers on Michael Moroney’s post)

When you have a problem, if you tell the truth, the problem becomes part of your past. If you lie, it becomes part of your future.

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on.  ~Winston Churchill

Every lie is two lies — the lie we tell others and the lie we tell ourselves to justify it. ~Robert Brault

If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.  ~Mark Twain

Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind. ~Austin O’Malley

A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future.  ~Author Unknown

I never lie because I don’t fear anyone.  You only lie when you’re afraid.  ~John Gotti

Honesty doesn’t always pay, but dishonesty always costs. ~Michael Josephson

Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. ~ Ian MacLaren

Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always. (Alternate version)