Truth Quotes

Aristotle - philosophy is the science which considers truth....
Madame chiang - we live in the present, we dream of the future,...

The truth is always a compound of two half - Truths, and you never reach it, because there is always something more to say.
Tom Stoppard
No one who has read official documents needs to be told how easy it is to conceal the essential truth under the apparently candid and all - Disclosing phrases of a voluminous and particularizing report....
Woodrow Wilson, _Congressional Government_, p. 109
If what you seek is Truth, there is one thing you must have above all else.. an unremitting readiness to admit you may be wrong.
Anthony de Mello
Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
G. K. Chesterton
Thomas jefferson - we hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable...
Doctrine is nothing but the skin of truth set up and stuffed.
Henry Ward Beeche
Truth fears no questions.
Anonymous
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a large fortune must be in want of a wife.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I
Democritus says, But we know nothing really for truth lies deep down.
Laertius Diogenes
Truth is what stands the test of experience.
Albert Einstein
Our test of truth is a reference to either a present or imagined future majority in favour of our view.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Have patience awhile slanders are not long - Lived. Truth is the child of time erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
Immanuel Kant
Science is but the statement of truth found out.
Coley
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 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
I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword. I will tell the truth wherever I please.
Mother Jones
I came here to tell you the truth, the good, the bad and the ugly.
Oliver L. North
I can be expected to look for truth but not to find it.
Denis Diderot
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
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
I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare and I dare a little the more, as I grow older.
D. A. Battista
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
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
It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.
Thomas Paine
Of all the beautiful truths pertaining to the soul None is more gladdening or fruitful than to know You can regenerate and make yourself what you will.
William James
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)
Art is a lie that tells the truth.
Pablo Picasso
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men. Wealth out not to secure the prosperous the slightest consideration. The only distinctions which should be recognized are those of the soul, of strong principle, of incorruptible integrity, of usefulness, of cultivated intellect, of fidelity in seeking the truth.
William Ellery Channing
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
George Eliot
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
David Hume
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth.
John Keats
Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.
Shunryu Suzuki
There is no religion higher than the truth.
H Hahn Blavatsky
I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.
Pietro Aretino