Truth Quotes

Irving cohen - truth is shorter than fiction....
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

J. k. rowling - the truth. it is a beautiful and terrible thing,...
The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
I avow myself the partisan of truth alone.
William Harvey
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.
Charles Caleb Colton

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
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
Pablo Picasso
I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine - To - Five hours.
Hunter S. Thompson
Truth exists, only falsehood has to be invented.
Georges Braque
The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth.
George Eliot, Felix Holt, the Radical, 1866
Who is better, they who promote truth over happiness, or happiness over truth?
Friedrich Nietzsche
I do not know what I may appear to the world but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. They have different names but all contain water. Religions have different names, but all contain truth.
Muhammad Ali
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.
Miguel de Cervantes
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
G. K. Chesterton
Every day that you attempt to see things as they are in truth Is a supremely successful day.
Vernon Howard
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Lenin
Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.
Henry C. Blinn
Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are not gains without pains.
Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.
John Keats
History is always best written generations after the event, when clouded fact and memory have all fused into what can be accepted as truth, whether it be so or not.
Theodore Harold White
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
Thomas Jefferson, (Notes on Virginia, 1782)
My way of joking is to tell the truth. It is the funniest joke in the world.
George Bernard Shaw
I am the only truth I know.
Jean Rhys
A half - Truth is a whole lie.
Yiddish Prove
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority it is the highest summit of art and life.
Henri Frdric Amiel
It is always the best policy to speak the truth - - Unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
Jerome K. Jerome
All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy we reason from our hands to our head.
Henry David Thoreau
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
Charles Richte
When you tell the truth, people listen.
Jose Raul Bernardo, Silent Wing (Simon & Schuster, 1998)
A divine falsehood is more powerful than any human truth.
Michael Bakunin, God and State
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
Say what you have to say, not what you ought. any truth is better than make - Believe!
Henry David Thoreau, Simplify Simplify
Those who say truth is stranger than fiction have wasted their time on poorly written fiction.
Mark Twain
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
You can always get the truth from a politician after he has turned seventy, or given up all hope of the Presidency.
Joe Moore
A lie told often enough becomes truth.
Lenin
Truth is truth To the end of reckoning.
William Shakespeare