Truth Quotes

Voltaire - love truth, and pardon error....
The truth, of course, is that a billion falsehoods told a billion times by a billion people are still false.
Travis Walton

Thomas jefferson, (notes on virginia, 1782) - ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less...
John f. kennedy - we must never forget that art is not a form of...
Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.
Matthew Arnold
I came here to tell you the truth, the good, the bad and the ugly.
Oliver L. North

Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Isaac Asimov
Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth, or the only truth.
Charles A. Dana
History is always best written generations after the event, when clouded fact and memory have all fused into what can be accepted as truth, whether it be so or not.
Theodore Harold White
When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.
William Blake
The road to truth is long, and lined the entire way with annoying bastards.
Alexander Jablokov "The Place of No Shadows".
It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees.
Arab Prove
Truth never dies, but lives a wretched life.
Yiddish Prove
A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgments and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.
Charles Peguy
When you tell the truth, people listen.
Jose Raul Bernardo, Silent Wing (Simon & Schuster, 1998)
Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The woman whose behavior indicates that she will make a scene if she is told the truth asks to be deceived.
Elizabeth Jenkins
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
Sir Thomas More
I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult.... I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking.
Og Mandino
Truth fears no questions.
Anonymous
Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty that what we believe is not necessarily true that what we like is not necessarily good and that all questions are open.
Clive
Good writers define reality bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.
Edward Albee
Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty - A beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
Bertrand Russell
It may be that the old astrologers had the truth exactly reversed, when they believed that the stars controlled the destinies of men. The time may come when men control the destinies of stars.
Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970
Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no opinions so fatally mislead us, as those that are not wholly wrong; as no watches so effectually deceive the wearer as those that are sometimes right.
C. C. Colton
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Kahlil Gibran
Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
Aldous Huxley
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy we reason from our hands to our head.
Henry David Thoreau
Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
Mark Twain
Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense.
James Agee
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
Virginia Woolf
A good novel tells you the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells you the truth about its author.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The truth is the kindest thing we can give folks in the end.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
From error to error one discovers the entire truth.
Sigmund Freud
If you can not find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it Dogen Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul unbelief, denying them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One must know oneself, if this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.
Blaise Pascal
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
Charles Richte
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire