Truth Quotes

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The truth is, if old Major Dover hadn't dropped dead at Taunton races Jim would never have come to Thursgood's at all.
John Le Carre

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
Lord Byron

When they built this building they were afraid to say that beauty is truth for fear that it wouldn't be by the time it was completed.
Daniel Boorstin

In fourscore years and four more, then we shall know the truth, but before then - silence.
Stan Stevens

This is my truth, tell me yours.
Aneurin Bevan

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Kahlil Gibran

You could say people are living longer because of the decline in religion. Not many people believe in the hereafter, so they keep going. [Then again you could say its due to medical and scientific improvement, and speak the truth]
Cyril Clarke

It was a fair swop rather than a fair cop, if truth be told.
Stan Stevens

The truth is - I'll be a geezer and you'll be a slut
Mike Cunningham

Few new truths have ever won their way against the resistance of established ideas save by being overstated
Isaiah Berlin

In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
George Orwell

Truth exists; only lies are invented
Georges Braque

Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity
David Hume

My purpose is to make my narrative as truthful as possible.
George Custer

Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
Frank Herbert

Truth is on the march, and nothing will stop it.
Emile Zola

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
Thomas Jefferson

It's really nice that the truth can finally come out.
Vince Vaughn

What a chimera, then, is man! What a novelty, what a monster, what a chaos, what a subject of contradiction, what a prodigy! A judge of all things, feeble worm of the earth, depositary of the truth, cloaca of uncertainty and error, the glory and the shame of the universe!
Blaise Pascal

By means of microscopic observation and astronomical projection the lotus flower can become the foundation for an entire theory of the universe and an agent whereby we may perceive Truth
Yukio Mishima

A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth
Henrik Ibsen

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.Courageous, untroubled, mocking and violent-that is what Wisdom wants us to be. Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The object of oratory alone is not truth, but persuasion.
Thomas Babington

A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That's where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It's having backbone.
Robert Kiyosaki

An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper. (Sand and Farm)
Kahlil Gibran

Though all his life a fool associates with a wise man, he no more comprehends the Truth than a spoon tastes the flavour of the soup.
Buddha

But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France, I have gone a little out of the way to tell him the plain truths contained in these pages.
Edmond About

Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth.
Kahlil Gibran

Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth
Thomas Huxley

The main focus in my life now is to open people's minds so no one will be so conceited that they think they have the total truth. They should be eager to learn, to listen, to research and not to confine, to hurt, to kill, those who disagree with them.
John Templeton

The truth about myself? I'm obstinate, self-assured, ambitious and sloppy. I think I lead a quite normal life, certainly with five hours of trainig per day. Many people would probably be surprised if they met me.
Franziska Van Almsick

'Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.'
Michael Jackson

Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth
Anna Brownell Jameson

I will be as harsh as truth and as uncompromising as justice
William Lloyd Garrison

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
Kahlil Gibran

'And where I go you know, and the way you know.' Thomas said to Him, 'Lord, we do not know where You are going, and how can we know the way?' Jesus said to him, 'I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.' - John 14:4-6
Jesus Christ

A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
Sir Walter Scott

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, for the truth.
Alfred Adler

It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of truth. (An Essay concerning Human Understanding.)
John Locke

For thirty years people have been asking me how I reconcile X with Y! The truthful answer is that I don't. Everything about me is a contradiction and so is everything about everybody else. We are made out of oppositions; we live between two poles. There is a philistine and an aesthete in all of us, and a murderer and a saint. You don't reconcile the poles. You just recognize them
Orson Welles

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W Clement Stone

A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we callwhat he writes fiction.
William Faulkner

I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little the more I grow older
Montaigne

Justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli

It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
James Madison

The truth is you can have a great marriage, but there are still no guarantees.
Demi Moore

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.
Alfred Nobel

Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth or the only truth.
Charles A Dana

'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' —that is all
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
John Keats

My friends seem much more excited about my doing Anastasia than Brainstorming. To tell you the truth, I feel the same way
Natalie Wood



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