Truth Quotes

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The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.
Shana Alexande
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - - Always.
Albert Schweitze
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) The Sign of Four, 1890
It is a very lonely life that a man leads, who becomes aware of truths before their times.
Thomas Brackett Reed

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
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Take my hand And lead me to salvation Take my love For love is everlasting And remember The truth that once was spoken To love another person Is to see the face of God.
Jean Valjean
Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child.
Jack Kerouac
Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth.
Kahlil Gibran
What makes a good follower The single most important characteristic may well be a willingness to tell the truth. In a world of growing complexity leaders are increasingly dependent on their subordinates for good information, whether the leaders want to hear it or not. Followers who tell the truth and leaders who listen to it are an unbeatable combination.
Warren Bennis
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
Truth fears no questions.
Anonymous
The truth is easiest to disprove - Its defenses are down.
Steve Aylett, Toxicology (a book, 1999)
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 Enquiry Into The Sublime and Beautiful
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I
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
An error is the more dangerous the more truth it contains.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
George Eliot
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
Abraham Lincoln
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Truly, to tell lies is not honorable; but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.
Sophocles, Creusa
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.
Alfred Alde
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long - Lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
Immanuel Kant
Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Pablo Picasso
Fame - A few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
John Christian Bovee
If error is corrected whenever it is recognized as such, the path of error is the path of truth.
Hans Reichenbach
Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
Madam Guizot
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
Henry David Thoreau, "Walden, " the Conclusion
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip little by little at a truth we find bitter.
Denis Diderot
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
Many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view.
George Lucas
The first duty of a man is the seeking after and the investigation of truth.
Cicero
On the whole, age comes more gently to those who have some doorway into an abstract world - Art, or philosophy, or learning - Regions where the years are scarcely noticed and the young and old can meet in a pale truthful light.
Freya Stark
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Roland, "The Last Gunslinger".
Be not so bigoted to any custom as to worship it at the expense of truth.
Johann Georg von Zimmermann
If you speak the truth, have a foot in the stirrup.
Turkish prove
We can lie in the language of dress or try ot tell the truth; but unless we are naked and bald, it is impossible to be silent.
Alison Lurie
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