Truth Quotes

American prove - he who speaks the truth must have one foot in the...
Edmund burke, a philosophical inquiry into the origins of the sublime and beatiful. - a man who works beyond the surface of things,...

It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Henry Ward Beeche
H. l. mencken - it is hard to believe that a man is telling the...
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers.
William Penn
Some disguised deceits counterfeit truth so perfectly that not to be taken in by them would be an error of judgment.
La Rochefoucauld

Civilization has been thrust upon me... and it has not added one whit to my love for truth, honesty, and generosity.
Luther Standing Bea
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson
Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read.
Voltaire
Wise are they who have learned these truths Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.
William Arthur Ward
There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.
Niccolo Machiavelli
I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., Speech during 1952 Presidential Campaign
At twenty you have many desires which hide the truth, but beyond forty there are only real and fragile truths - Your abilities and your failings.
Grard Depardieu
One must know oneself, if this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.
Blaise Pascal
I have a theory that the truth is never told during the 9 to 5 hours.
Hunter S. Thompson
It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees.
Arab Prove
What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup.
Boris Pasternak
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth and truth rewarded me.
Simone de Beauvoi
When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
George Bernard Shaw
God is the God of truth and every spiritual quality must live with that holy attribute.
Edwin Holt Hughes
The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love.
William Sloane Coffin, http: //en. wikipedia. org/wiki/William_Sloane_Coffin
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
David Hume
For Africa to me is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
Maya Angelou
A good novel tells you the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells you the truth about its author.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The first duty of a man is the seeking after and the investigation of truth.
Cicero
Democracy is, first and foremost, a spiritual force, it is built upon a spiritual basis - And on a belief in God and an observance of moral principle. And in the long run only the church can provide that basis. Our founder knew this truth - And we will neglect it at our peril.
President Harry Truman, Public Papers of the President of the United States: Harry S. Truman - 1951 U. S. Gov. 1966 p1063
Hatred does not cease in this world by hating, but by not hating; this is an eternal truth.
Buddha, The Dhammapada
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
Josh Billings
The truth is easiest to disprove - Its defenses are down.
Steve Aylett, Toxicology (a book, 1999)
The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.
Dr. Smiley Blanton
Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very flesh.
Paul Valery
Honesty is being able to tell the truth without hurting anyone.
Federico Fellini, 8 1/2
Truth is truth To the end of reckoning.
William Shakespeare
Often, the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
Mark Twain
The mightiest of weapons is truth. And everyone knows you? re not permitted to enter a Government building with a weapon.
John Alejandro King, a. k. a. The Covert Comic, www. covertcomic. com
I am the only truth I know.
Jean Rhys
I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine - To - Five hours.
Hunter S. Thompson
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
Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent.
Lady Nancy Asto
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