Truth Quotes

Sylvia ashton - warne - truth has beauty, power and necessity....
Truth is beautiful, without doubt but so are lies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Theodor wiesengrund adorno - let us talk sense to the american people. let us...
He who speaks the truth must have one foot in the stirrup.
American Prove
The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.
H. G. Wells, 1903
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright

I call that mind free which jealously guards its intellectual rights and powers, which calls no man master, which does not content itself with a passive or hereditary faith, and receives new truth as an angel from Heaven.
Woody Allen
Opinions are made to be changed - Or how is the truth to be got at.
Lord Byron
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it? always.
Mahatma Gandhi
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded.
W. Somerset Maugham
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the faade of his appearance.
Jean Iris Murdoch
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
Albert Einstein
We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason outselves into it.
William Butler Yeats
I must say the biggest lesson you can learn in life, or teach your children, is that life is not castles in the skies, happily ever after. The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth.
Goldie Hawn
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Samuel Butle
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
Walter Cronkite
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found it without it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
We are born to inquire into truth it belongs to a greater to possess it.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas and the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., (dissent, Abrams v. United States, 1919)
Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
Elizabeth Goudge
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
There are but few saints amongst scientists, as among other men, but truth itself is a goal comparable with sanctity.
George Sarton, History of Science
When my love swears that she is made of truth, I do believe her, though I know she lies.
William Shakespeare
I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society.
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve
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
Pretty much all the honest truth - Telling there is in the world is done by children.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Sir Winston Churchill
Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
Benjamin Disraeli
The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later.
Aristotle
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 truth of the matter is that window management under X is not yet well understood.
The "Xlib Programming Manual".
Great is truth, and all powerful.
Vulgate
To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.
Aristotle
The road to truth is long, and lined the entire way with annoying bastards.
Alexander Jablokov, The Place of No Shadows
The truth, as the light, makes blind.
Albert Camus
One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Autobiography is an unrivalled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
Philip Guedalla
Democritus says, But we know nothing really for truth lies deep down.
Laertius Diogenes