satyam bruyat priyam bruyat na bruyat satyam apriyam…

satyam bruyat priyam bruyat
na bruyat satyam apriyam
priyam ca nanrutam bruyat
esha dharmah sanatanah

-Manusmriti

Speak the truth, speak pleasantly,
do not speak the truth in an unpleasant manner
Even if pleasant, do not speak untruth,
this is the path of eternal righteousness.