Truth Quotes

Friedrich nietzsche - who is better, they who promote truth over...
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Kahlil Gibran

He who speaks the truth must have one foot in the stirrup.
American Prove
The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later.
Aristotle
Alfred north whitehead - there are no whole truths; all truths are half -...
Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very flesh.
Paul Valery

I am for integrity, if only because life is very short and truth is hard to come by.
Kermit Eby
Till a man can judge whether they be truths or not, his understanding is but little improved, and thus men of much reading, though greatly learned, but may be little knowing.
John Locke
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
Jeseph Joubert
To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.
Jesus
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
Robertson Davies
Elizabeth cady stanton - truth is the only safe ground to stand upon....
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
David Hume
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
Sallust
Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, radio address, October 26, 1939
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
It is a very lonely life that a man leads, who becomes aware of truths before their times.
Thomas Brackett Reed
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority it is the highest summit of art and life.
Henri Frdric Amiel
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
Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth, or the only truth.
Charles A. Dana
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
Niels Boh
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Jean - Jacques Rousseau
The contemplation of truth and beauty is the proper object for which we were created, which calls forth the most intense desires of the soul, and of which it never tires.
William Hazlitt
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
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
Maxwell Planck
I call that mind free which jealously guards its intellectual rights and powers, which calls no man master, which does not content itself with a passive or hereditary faith, and receives new truth as an angel from Heaven.
Woody Allen
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
Harry S Truman, quoted by Time, June 9, 1975
You can always get the truth from a politician after he has turned seventy, or given up all hope of the Presidency.
Joe Moore
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
Albert Einstein
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
Truth is subject to too much analysis.
Frank Herbert, Dune
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I
These two truths are the same in weight and importance. Accept and love WHO and WHERE you are now, and all good things shall find you there.
Unknown
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
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie - - Deliberate, contrived and dishonest - - But the myth - - Persistant, persuasive and unrealistic.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible.
Albert Einstein
Truth is shorter than fiction.
Irving Cohen
When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
George Bernard Shaw
Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read.
Voltaire
The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self.
Whitney Young