Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.
If it takes talking about unpleasant truths to change Washington, then so be it.
Short, successful military adventures are as effective as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.
The best servants of the people, like the best valets, must whisper unpleasant truths in the master's ear. It is the court fool, not the foolish courtier, whom the king can least afford to lose.
Men prefer sweet lies to unpleasant truths
The modern mind dislikes gold because it blurts out unpleasant truths.
People who refuse to accept unpleasant truths have no right to complain about politicians who lie to them. What other kind of candidates would such people elect?
Truths and roses have thorns about them.
Henry David Thoreau
Unpleasant reading on the subject of anger tells us that there's not really anything wrong with it. In limited amounts. It can even be a good thing. A pressure valve.