Truth Quotes

Stephen wolfram - i want to know the truth, however perverted that...
Vilhjalmur stefansson - what is the difference between unethical and...
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Robert Frost, The Black Cottage
Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.
John Milton
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Laertius diogenes - aristotle was once asked what those who tell lies...
Anything more than the truth would be too much.
Robert Frost
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered the point is to discover them.
Galileo Galilei
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
We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable that all men are created equal and independent, that from that equal creation they derive rights inherent and inalienable, among which are the preservation of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Thomas Jefferson
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
Robertson Davies
Man is fed with fables through life, and leaves it in the belief he knows something of what has been passing, when in truth he has known nothing but what has passed under his own eye.
Thomas Jefferson
Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
Aldous Huxley
Truth, in the matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
Oscar Wilde
The truth which makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.
A platitude is simply a truth repeated until people get tired of hearing it.
Stanley Baldwin
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Truth never dies, but lives a wretched life.
Yiddish Prove
Beauty is truth, truth beauty. That is all ye know, and all ye need to know.
John Keats, -
Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then, Life is dull without it.
Pearl Buck
A thing is not proved just because no one has ever questioned it. What has never been gone into impartially has never been properly gone into. Hence scepticism is the first step toward truth. It must be applied generally, because it is the touchstone.
Denis Diderot
Justice is the truth in action.
Jeseph Joubert
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
Leo Tolstoy
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 man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Francis Bacon
Autobiography is an unrivalled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
Philip Guedalla
We know truth, not only by reason, but also by the heart.
Blaise Pascal
Effective thinking consists of being able to arrive at the truth truth being defined as that which exists.
Calvin S. Hall
Truth is beautiful and divine no matter how humble its origin.
Michael Pupin
There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.
Charles Sanders Pierce
Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds through the medium of certain resemblances to that truth.
Socrates, Quoted in: Plato, Phaedrus, sct. 262.
Who is better, they who promote truth over happiness, or happiness over truth?
Friedrich Nietzsche
Just how difficult it is to write biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just how many people know they real truth about his or her love affairs.
Rebecca West
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth.
John Keats
God is the God of truth and every spiritual quality must live with that holy attribute.
Edwin Holt Hughes
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
A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth.
Henrik Ibsen