"I know how easy it is for one to stay well within moral, ethical, and legal bounds through the skillful use of words - and to thereby spin, sidestep, circumvent, or bend a truth completely out of shape. To that extent, we are all liars on numerous occasions."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Sidney Poitier on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Sidney Poitier on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Sidney Poitier on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Sidney Poitier on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Sidney Poitier on Winston Churchill
"I wouldn't change a single thing, because one change alters every moment that follows it."
"But my dad also was a remarkable man, a good person, a principled individual, a man of integrity."
"My father was the quintessential husband and dad."
"I come from a great family. I've seen family life and I know how wonderful, how nurturing, and how wonderful it can be."
"So I'm OK with myself, with history, my work, who I am and who I was."