Truth Quotes

Theodor wiesengrund adorno - let us talk sense to the american people. let us...
Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than any other factor, and the contrary opinion is wishfull thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and freedoms.
Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers chapter 4

Dick clark - humor is always based on a modicum of truth. have...
It is always the best policy to speak the truth - - Unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
Jerome K. Jerome
Truth is beautiful and divine no matter how humble its origin.
Michael Pupin
What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it.
Henry Mille

The road to truth is long, and lined the entire way with annoying bastards.
Alexander Jablokov, The Place of No Shadows
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
Virginia Woolf
I want to know the truth, however perverted that may sound.
Stephen Wolfram
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth; and truth rewarded me.
Simone de Beauvoi
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Kahlil Gibran
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
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Honesty is being able to tell the truth without hurting anyone.
Federico Fellini, 8 1/2
Anger is a very appropriate and necessary response to an injustice. But stand back now the truth, clearly spoken, is always your best weapon. Calmly spoken, it can burn a hole through the hardest heart.
Bill Chickering
I seem to have been like a child playing on the sea shore, finding now and then a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton
There are no whole truths; all truths are half - Truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil.
Alfred North Whitehead
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.
Jane Austen, Emma
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
Sir Winston Churchill
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle.
Albert Einstein
The road to truth is long, and lined the entire way with annoying bastards.
Alexander Jablokov "The Place of No Shadows".
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
For truth is precious and divine Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
Samuel Butle
Why abandon a belief merely because it ceases to be true Cling to it long enough, and it will turn true again, for so it goes. Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Robert Frost
Convictions are the more dangerous enemy of truth than lies.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The only atheism is the denial of truth.
Arthur Lynch
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
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
Every exaggeration of the truth once detected by others destroys our credibility and makes all that we do and say suspect.
Stephen Covey
We know truth, not only by reason, but also by the heart.
Blaise Pascal
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
Frank Herbert
The truth is not always the same as the majority decision.
Pope John Paul II
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
Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.
Robert Brault
He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it.
Henry George
If you can not find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it Dogen Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul unbelief, denying them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth - - That the error and truth are simply opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when it is cured on one error, is usually simply another error, and maybe one worse than the first one.
H. L. Mencken
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
Friedrich Nietzsche
We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda it is a form of truth.
John F. Kennedy
God is the God of truth and every spiritual quality must live with that holy attribute.
Edwin Holt Hughes