Truth Quotes

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Oscar wilde - truth, in matters of religion, is simply the...

Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
Author Unknown
Michel eyquem de montaigne - i speak the truth not so much as i would, but as...
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Aristotle was once asked what those who tell lies gain by it. Said he, That when they speak truth they are not believed.
Laertius Diogenes

There can be no spirituality, no sanctity, no truth without the female sex.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Revelations, 1993
Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child.
Jack Kerouac
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
Sir Winston Churchill
Truth is the daughter of time.
Aulus Gellius
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
It a letter contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.
Robert Armstrong
To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.
Aristotle
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heartfelt truth. The true poet is very near the oracle.
Edward Hubbell Chaplin
Have patience awhile slanders are not long - Lived. Truth is the child of time erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
Immanuel Kant
Truly, to tell lies is not honorable; but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.
Sophocles, Creusa
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Henry David Thoreau
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
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
Albert Einstein
As time goes on, new and remoter aspects of truth are discovered which can seldom be fitted into creeds that are changeless.
Clarence Day
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
G. K. Chesterton
You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.
Moses Ben Maimon Maimonides
Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth... Truth - Telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common Every single one was a liar.
J. Edgar Hoove
Beauty is the radiance of truth, and the frangrance of goodness.
Vincent McNa
Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now - - Always and indeed then most truly when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances.
Albert Schweitze
You never find yourself until you face the truth.
Pearl Bailey
Like one Who having into truth, by telling of it, Made such a sinner of his memory, To credit his own lie.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.
Edith Sitwell
It is twice as hard to crush a half - Truth as a whole lie.
Unknown
Anything more than the truth would be too much.
Robert Frost
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
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Kahlil Gibran
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes. It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions? especially selfish ones.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Peace and Violence, sct. 2, in Index, no. 4 (London, 1973.
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
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long - Lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
Immanuel Kant
Those who say truth is stranger than fiction have wasted their time on poorly written fiction.
Mark Twain
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Never lie when the truth is more profitable.
Stanislaw J. Lec
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Oscar Wilde
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Thomas Jefferson