Truth Quotes

Miguel cerbantes - truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and...
Vernon howard - every day that you attempt to see things as they...

Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
Philip Guedalla
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Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
Jeseph Joubert
Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
Aldous Huxley

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Francis Bacon
Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half - Truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact.
Lyndon B. Johnson
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
G. K. Chesterton
Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.
Shunryu Suzuki
It may be that the old astrologers had the truth exactly reversed, when they believed that the stars controlled the destinies of men. The time may come when men control the destinies of stars.
Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
Giovanni Jacopo Casanova
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 great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie - - Deliberate, contrived and dishonest - - But the myth - - Persistant, persuasive and unrealistic.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers.
William Penn
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
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
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
But O the truth, the truth. The many eyes That look on it! The diverse things they see.
George Meredith
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
Lillian Hellman
The truth, as the light, makes blind.
Albert Camus
Art is a lie which makes us realize the truth.
Pablo Picasso, Asher Lev Book
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
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics
Say what you have to say, not what you ought. any truth is better than make - Believe!
Henry David Thoreau, Simplify Simplify
I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult.... I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking.
Og Mandino
It a letter contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.
Robert Armstrong
The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
Frederick The Great
Political language - And with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - Is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell, 1946
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Henry David Thoreau
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)
Anything more than the truth would be too much.
Robert Frost
See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.
George W. Bush, http: //www. whitehouse. gov/news/releases/2005/05/20050524 - 3. html
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
We hold these truths to be self - Evident that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
US Declaration of Independence
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger give, if thou art asked for little by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
The Dhammapada
The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth - - That the error and truth are simply opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when it is cured on one error, is usually simply another error, and maybe one worse than the first one.
H. L. Mencken
Express a mean opinion of yourself occasionally; it will show your friends that you know how to tell the truth.
Edgar Watson Howe
Truth is the summit of being justice is the application of it to affairs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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