Truth Quotes

Hubert humphrey - men in earnest have no time to waste in patching...
A divine falsehood is more powerful than any human truth.
Michael Bakunin, God and State

Immanuel kant - have patience awhile; slanders are not long -...
Federico fellini, 8 1/2 - honesty is being able to tell the truth without...
In a heated argument we are apt to lose sight of the truth.
Publilius Syrus
There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.
Niccolo Machiavelli

You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.
Moses Ben Maimon Maimonides
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Mark Twain, (attributed)
Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.
Margaret Fulle
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
The road to truth is long, and lined the entire way with annoying bastards.
Alexander Jablokov, The Place of No Shadows
Presumption means nothing more than as stated by Lord Mansfield, the weighing of probabilities, and deciding, by the powers of common sense, on which side the truth is.
Sir William Drape
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
Leo Tolstoy
By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions.
Richard Buckminster Fulle
A good novel tells you the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells you the truth about its author.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Any fool can tell the truth; it takes talent to lie well.
Robert Ludlum, "The Tristan Betrayal".
Adversity is the first path to truth.
George Gordon Byron
I want to know the truth, however perverted that may sound.
Stephen Wolfram
New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.
Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
Thomas Jefferson, (Notes on Virginia, 1782)
If you are rich, you speak the truth if you are poor, your words are but lies.
Chinese Prove
The truth is easiest to disprove - Its defenses are down.
Steve Aylett, Toxicology (a book, 1999)
Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds through the medium of certain resemblances to that truth.
Socrates, Quoted in: Plato, Phaedrus, sct. 262.
Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love replused - But it returneth.
Percy B. Shelley
Be not so bigoted to any custom as to worship it at the expense of truth.
Johann Georg von Zimmermann
Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later.
If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day.
Opinions are made to be changed - Or how is the truth to be got at.
Lord Byron
Any acceptance of authority is the very denial of truth.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of the truth than lies.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The truth is not simply what you think it is; it is also the circumstances in which it is said, and to whom, why and how it is said.
Vaclav Havel
Great is truth, and all powerful.
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
Mahatma Gandhi
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
Rene Descartes
She had wit, she had grace, she had beauty; But above all, she had truth.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.
Herbert Aga
See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.
George W. Bush, http: //www. whitehouse. gov/news/releases/2005/05/20050524 - 3. html
On Truth and Happiness........ The search is over as we begin.