Truth Quotes

Thomas jefferson - we hold these truths to be self - evident, that...
If you speak the truth, have a foot in the stirrup.
Turkish prove

Henri frdric amiel - truth is not only violated by falsehood it may be...
H. l. mencken - it is hard to believe that a man is telling the...
This is the truth As from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.
Maitri Upanishads
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.
Alfred Alde

But the truth was that he died from solitude, the enemy known but to few on this Earth, and whom only the simplest of us are fit to withstand. The brilliant Costaguanaro of the boulevards had died from solitude and want of faith in himself and others.
Joseph Conrad, Nostromo (on the death of Decoud)
Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.
Slovenian Prove
No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth.
Francis Bacon
If you are rich, you speak the truth if you are poor, your words are but lies.
Chinese Prove
An error is the more dangerous the more truth it contains.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Samuel Butle
The road to truth is long, and lined the entire way with annoying bastards.
Alexander Jablokov "The Place of No Shadows".
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell that ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
Paul Valery
The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation.
Anne Rice
Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Proverbs are the literature of reason, or the statements of absolute truth, without qualification. Like the sacred books of each nation, they are the sanctuary of its intuitions.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth.
John Keats
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father - In - Law?
Dick Clark
It takes two to speak truth - One to speak, and another to hear.
Henry David Thoreau
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
The truth is so precious that she must be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.
Winston Spencer Churchill
All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.
Herbert Aga
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson
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.
It a letter contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.
Robert Armstrong
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it? always.
Mahatma Gandhi
Are you going out after the truth, or are you going out after something you believe?
Richard D. Rosen
There are no whole truths; all truths are half - Truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil.
Alfred North Whitehead
His mother called such people ignorant and superstitious, but his father only shook his head slowly and puffed his pipe and said that sometimes old stories had a grain or two of truth in them and it was best not to take chances. It was why, he said, he crossed himself whenever a black cat crossed his path.
Stephen King
Truth has beauty, power and necessity.
Sylvia Ashton - Warne
It is always the best policy to speak the truth - - Unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
Jerome K. Jerome
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
Charles Dickens, Bleak House
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth; and truth rewarded me.
Simone de Beauvoi
Peace if possible, truth at all costs.
Martin Luthe
Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.
I have a theory that the truth is never told during the 9 to 5 hours.
Hunter S. Thompson
People say they love truth, but in reality they want to believe that which they love is true.
Robert J. Ringe