Truth Quotes

Alexander solzhenitsyn, peace and violence, sct. 2, in index, no. 4 (london, 1973. - it is not because the truth is too difficult to...
Samuel butle - any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a...

Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
Thomas H. Huxley
When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.
William Blake
Indeed the dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution, is one of those pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into common places, but which all experience refutes.
John Stuart Mill
I am for integrity, if only because life is very short and truth is hard to come by.
Kermit Eby

Believe those who are seeking the truth doubt those who find it.
Andr Gide
Mary catherine bateson - the truth that survives is simply the lie that is...
The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.
Herbert Aga
They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom, truth and duty.
Kahil Gibran, Spirits Rebellious
Rationality is the recognition of the fact that nothing can alter the truth and nothing can take precedence over that act of perceiving it.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves.
La Rochefoucauld
Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
Umberto Eco
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.
Miguel de Cervantes
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heartfelt truth. The true poet is very near the oracle.
Edward Hubbell Chaplin
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Umberto Eco
Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now - - Always and indeed then most truly when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances.
Albert Schweitze
Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
Katherine Mansfield
Here? s what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey.
Kurt Vonnegut, Cold Turkey
Art is a lie that tells the truth.
Pablo Picasso
A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgments and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.
Charles Peguy
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
Kiss the hand of him who can renounce what he has publicly taught, when convicted of his error and who, with heartfelt joy, embraces the truth, though with the sacrifice of favorite opinions.
Johann Kaspar Lavate
I avow myself the partisan of truth alone.
William Harvey
It a letter contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.
Robert Armstrong
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
Frank Herbert
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
There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.
William James
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I
What we have in us of the image of God is the love of truth and justice.
Honesty is being able to tell the truth without hurting anyone.
Federico Fellini, 8 1/2
We know truth, not only by reason, but also by the heart.
Blaise Pascal
Lie: A very poor substitute for the truth, but the only one discovered to date.
We must not let go manifest truths because we cannot answer all questions about them.
Jeremy Collie
The truth, of course, is that a billion falsehoods told a billion times by a billion people are still false.
Travis Walton
Truth is not determined by majority vote.
Doug Gwyn
We live in the present, we dream of the future, but we learn eternal truths from the past.
Madame Chiang
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father - In - Law?
Dick Clark
Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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