Truth Quotes

Macduff - prejudice is the conjurer of imaginary wrongs,...
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
Giovanni Jacopo Casanova

Mahatma gandhi - in the attitude of silence the soul finds the...
Sylvia ashton - warne - truth has beauty, power and necessity....
I never could tell a lie that anybody would doubt, nor a truth that anybody would believe.
Mark Twain
All truth passes through 3 stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self - Evident.
Arthur Schopenhaue

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 Jr.
Accent is the soul of language it gives to it both feeling and truth.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
I feel my immortality over sweep all pains, all tears, all time, all fears, - And peal, like the eternal thunders of the deep, into my ears, this truth, - Thou livest foreve.
George Gordon Byron
When my love swears that she is made of truth, I do believe her, though I know she lies.
William Shakespeare
Adversity is the first path to truth.
George Gordon Byron
A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
Howard Crosby
The peril of every fine faculty is the delight of playing with it for pride. Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character, and the greater it grows, the more is the mischief. Talent is mistaken for genius, a dogma or system for truth, ambition for greatest, ingenuity for poetry, sensuality for art.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.
Edward R. Murrow
Democritus says, But we know nothing really for truth lies deep down.
Laertius Diogenes
Truly, to tell lies is not honorable but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.
Sophocles
Free and fair discussion will ever be found the firmest friend to truth.
G. Campbell
Truth is so great a perfection, that if God would render himself visible to men, he would choose light for his body and truth for his soul.
Pythagorus
Ridicule is the best test of truth.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
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 seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton, From Brewster, Memoirs of Newton (1855)
A man who works beyond the surface of things, though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth.
Edmund Burke, A Philosophical Inquiry Into The Origins Of The Sublime And Beatiful.
Effective thinking consists of being able to arrive at the truth truth being defined as that which exists.
Calvin S. Hall
Only the refusal to listen guarantees one against being ensnared by the truth.
Nozick
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
Laurence J. Peter, The Peter Principle (1969), chapter 1
To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of, because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions.
Deepak Chopra
You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
Aldous Huxley
It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God.
Albert Coombs Barnes
Tolerance is the eager and glad acceptance of the way along which others seek the truth.
Sir Walter Besant
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
Walter Cronkite
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Oscar Wilde
The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.
Jean Cocteau
It is natural for a man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut out eyes against a painful truth and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms into beasts.
Patrick Henry
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
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes. It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions? especially selfish ones.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Peace and Violence, sct. 2, in Index, no. 4 (London, 1973.
It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
Jerome K. Jerome
There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.
William James
Truth stands the test of time; lies are soon exposed.
Proverbs 12: 19, The Bible
Say what you have to say, not what you ought. any truth is better than make - Believe!
Henry David Thoreau, Simplify Simplify