"Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true."
"Truth is the cry of all, but the game of the few."
"This is my reality. Everything outside of this is like some movie I once saw."
Bret Easton Ellis, American Psycho
"It is best not to go on a great quest for the truth because it will only make you miserable."
Sextus Empiricus Thanks Ross
"True and false are attributes of speech, not of things. And where speech is not, there is neither Truth nor Falsehood."
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
"We do not talk - we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests."
"Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood."
"The truth knocks on the door and you say, 'Go away, I'm looking for the truth,' and so it goes away."
Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenence