Truth Quotes

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Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love repulsed, - but it returneth.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
Samuel Butler

A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Isaac Asimov

Mankind are an incorrigible race. Give them but bugbears and idols - it is all that they ask; the distinctions of right and wrong, of truth and falsehood, of good and evil, are worse than indifferent to them.
William Hazlitt

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

Only the people involved, me and him, knew the truth. In those situatoins the real you comes out. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. You forgive and move on [on Sven's affair]
Nancy Dell'Olio

Music makes me high on stage and that's the truth, it's like almost being addicted to music.
Jimi Hendrix

I don't know. People always think that there has got to be a dark side to everyone, a closet with skeletons, demons under the bed. People think all kinds of things about one another. They feel compelled to make up fears and false assumptions about their closest friends. Truth is, I'll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.
Tom Hanks

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
Katherine Mansfield

Men lie, who lack courage to tell truth - the cowards!
Joaquin Miller

Science is nothing more than a method of inquiry. The method says an assertion is valid and merits universal acceptance only if it can be independently verified. The impersonal rigor of the method means it is utterly apolitical. A truth in science is verifiable whether you are black or white, male or female, old or young. It's verifiable whether you like the results of a study, or you don't
Michael Crichton

I must say that the biggest lesson you can learn in life, or teach your children, is that life is not castles in the skies, happily ever after. The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth. We're all built with illusions. And they break.
Goldie Hawn

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
Henri-Frederic Amiel

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
Lord Byron

It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them. For it is these that he really and completely understands. To read the thoughts of others is like taking the remains of someone else's meal, like putting on the discarded clothes of a stranger.
Arthur Schopenhauer

A harmful truth is better than a useful lie
Thomas Mann

Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Truth, naked, unblushing truth, the first virtue of all serious history, must be the sole recommendation of this personal narrative.
Edward Gibbon

In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.
Leonard Cohen

Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.
Simone De Beauvoir

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King

Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
Aristotle

Propaganda, however legitimate, can speak no louder than the truth.
Sterling Brown

There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter. All is infinite Mind, and its infinite manifestation, for God is All in All. Spirit is immortal Truth; Matter is mortal error
Mary Baker Eddy

The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
Frederick The Great

The truth is I met Saddam Hussein twice
George Galloway

Live truth instead of professing it.
Elbert Hubbard

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
Virginia Woolf

I will tell you the truth as soon as I figure it out.
Wayne Birmingham

The aim of flattery is to soothe and encourage us by assuring us of the truth of an opinion we have already formed about ourselves.
Dame Edith Sitwell

The truth is that if you have experienced some of those things directly, then you will not flinch or be deterred by many things.
Dorothy Gilman

I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity.
Igor Stravinsky

Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior

Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls
James Russell Lowell

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

The bud of victory is always in the truth.
Benjamin Harrison

There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
Maya Angelou

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures
Jessamyn West

Start a lie and a truth together, like hare and hound: the lie will run fast and smooth, and no man will ever turn it aside; but at the truth most hands will fling a stone, and so hinder it for sport's sake, if they can.
Ouida

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

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
Tacitus

Light is the symbol of truth
James Russell Lowell

I believe that there is a devil. Those who disagree with me in this may translate my language. All I ask is that they admit the vital truth on which I insist.
Anthony Comstock

He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers (Basic Verities)
Charles Peguy

If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
Virginia Woolf

I know something about a part of David's body that will prove I'm telling the truth.
Rebecca Loos

A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
Sir Thomas Browne

Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit.
Ed Murrow

When my love swears that she is made of truth, I do believe her though I know she lies (Sonnet 138)
William Shakespeare

There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.
Ida Tarbell



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