Truth Quotes

Oscar wilde - truth, in the matters of religion, is simply the...
Jose raul bernardo, silent wing (simon & schuster, 1998) - when you tell the truth, people listen....

Reason means truth and those who are not governed by it take the chance that someday the sunken fact will rip the bottom out of their boat.
Sri da Avabhas
William butler yeats - we taste and feel and see the truth. we do not...
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Virginia Woolf
What is a seer? A man who with luck tells the truth sometimes, with frequent falsehoods, but when his luck deserts him, collapses then and there.
Achilles, Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis 955

We must not let go manifest truths because we cannot answer all questions about them.
Jeremy Collie
Hatred does not cease in this world by hating, but by not hating; this is an eternal truth.
Buddha, The Dhammapada
But O the truth, the truth. The many eyes That look on it! The diverse things they see.
George Meredith
The only atheism is the denial of truth.
Arthur Lynch
If you are rich, you speak the truth if you are poor, your words are but lies.
Chinese Prove
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
Andre Gide
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
Love truth but pardon error.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it.
Samuel Johnson
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
Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.
John Milton
The truth, as the light, makes blind.
Albert Camus
truth never perishes Veritas numquam perit.
Seneca
Believe those who are seeking the truth doubt those who find it.
Andr Gide
In war, truth is the first casualty.
Aeschylus
The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.
Mary Catherine Bateson
Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
Bible, John 8: 32
I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare and I dare a little the more, as I grow older.
D. A. Battista
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
As time goes on, new and remoter aspects of truth are discovered which can seldom be fitted into creeds that are changeless.
Clarence Day
I never could tell a lie that anybody would doubt, nor a truth that anybody would believe.
Mark Twain
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
Harry S Truman, in Look, Apr. 3, 1956
Good writers define reality bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.
Edward Albee
He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.
Charles Peguy
One of the self - Authenticating truths which we come at last to acknowledge is this strange fact that we know that for the evil in our lives we ourselves are responsible, but for the good God alone deserves the praise.
John L. Casteel
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
Mahatma Gandhi
Man is a being born to believe. And if no church comes forward with its title - Deeds of truth to guide him, he will find altars and idols in his own heart and his own imagination.
Benjamin Disraeli
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Lenin
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
Abraham Lincoln, letter to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, July 18, 1864
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
Democritus says, But we know nothing really for truth lies deep down.
Laertius Diogenes
It is better to obey the mysterious direction, without any fuss, when it points to a new road, however strange that road may be. There is probably as much reason for it, if the truth were known, as for anything else.
H. M. Tomlinson