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Science consistently produces a new crop of miraculous truths and dazzling devices every year.
~By Kary Mullis ~


I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
~By Umberto Eco ~


When truth is no longer free, freedom is no longer real: the truths of the police are the truths of today.
~By Jacques Prevert ~


The truth of good economic doctoring is to know the general principles, and to really know the specifics. To understand the context, and also, to understand that an economy may need some tender loving care, not just the so-called hard truths, if it's going to get by.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural though the sentiments are refined; and the characters to be probable, though their behaviour is excelling.
~By Frances Burney ~


The Bible must be considered as the great source of all the truth by which men are to be guided in government as well as in all social transactions.
~By Noah Webster ~


Truth, though it has many disadvantages, is at least changeless. You can always find it where you left it.
~By Phyllis Bottome ~


I think fiction is a very serious thing, that while it is fiction, it is also a revelation of truth, or facts.
~By John McGahern ~


My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


This commitment to truth is something one senses more and more Americans yearning for, just as they are becoming more and more sophisticated at knowing when the truth is being obscured - an irony that seems to elude most of today's elected officials.
~By Michael Musto ~


If you tell the truth about how you're feeling, it becomes funny.
~By Larry David ~


The failure of the system to deal quickly was attributable to Nixon's lying, stonewalling and refusal to come clean. So it took 26 months for the final truth to be known.
~By Bob Woodward ~


I was telling the truth. I feel like we got that point across.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God.
~By Alfred Day Hershey ~


How sweet the words of Truth, breathed from the lips of Love.
~By James Beattie ~


Like the sand and the oyster, it's a creative irritant. In each poem, I'm trying to reveal a truth, so it can't have a fictional beginning.
~By Carol Ann Duffy ~


I believe that acting in any medium is the same thing, it's discovering the truth in where you are.
~By Victor Garber ~


When truth has no burning, then it is philosophy, when it gets burning from the heart, it becomes poetry.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


Now the truth is, a president really can't control the economy, although his policies do have some effect on it.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation.
~By John Ruskin ~


So you know what I'm gonna do? I'm gonna do something really outrageous, I'm gonna tell the truth.
~By John Travolta ~


Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing.
~By Robert Collier ~


I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


I think Pirandello had something to say to people about what truth really is.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


People do not always understand the motives of sublime conduct, and when they are astonished they are very apt to think they ought to be alarmed. The truth is none are fit judges of greatness but those who are capable of it.
~By Jane Porter ~


The scientist is a lover of truth for the very love of truth itself, wherever it may lead.
~By Luther Burbank ~


In fact, in lyric poetry, truthfulness becomes recognizable as a ring of truth within the medium itself.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


An idea is a putting truth in check-mate.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~


If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
~By Virginia Woolf ~


There is no work of art that has ever been made that is absolutely truthful about life.
~By Richard Foreman ~


The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired.
~By Janis Ian ~


To me, horror is when I see somebody lying. I mean a person I know. A friend. And he's telling me something that I accept. And then suddenly, as he or she is telling it, there's something that gives them away. They're not telling me the truth.
~By Jonathan Frid ~


Never lie when the truth is more profitable.
~By Stanislaw Lec ~


Poetry is a special use of language that opens onto the real. The business of the poet is truth telling, which is why in the Celtic tradition no one could be a teacher unless he or she was a poet.
~By Huston Smith ~


Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one.
~By Konrad Lorenz ~


Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
~By Winston Churchill ~


The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.
~By David Bowie ~


Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Total falsehoods can be easily exposed for what they are by citing exceptions to their claims. Hence, they are less likely to be accepted as the total truth.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien.
~By Edward Dahlberg ~


That taxes may be the ostensible cause is true, but that they are the true cause is as far remote from truth as light from darkness.
~By Henry Knox ~


But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
~By Umberto Eco ~


It's all very boring to say that we get along great and all that and sometimes we mock up come aggravation to make it interesting but the truth of it is that we get along so well we've never had an argument.
~By Dave Edmunds ~


There's a terrible truth for many women in the picture business: Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles.
~By Maureen O'Hara ~


For when it is the good that is under consideration, and the ethical object is predominant, truth must be considered more in reference to art than science, if, that is, unity is to be preserved in the work generally.
~By Friedrich Schleiermacher ~


I've led a school whose faculty and students examine and discuss and debate every aspect of our law and legal system. And what I've learned most is that no one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom. I've learned that we make progress by listening to each other, across every apparent political or ideological divide.
~By Elena Kagan ~


All churches and all religions contain aspects of the truth, but only God is truth.
~By Pat Buckley ~


Science, almost from its beginnings, has been truly international in character. National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist's search for truth.
~By Irving Langmuir ~


The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


There are two kinds of writers; the great ones who can give you truths, and the lessor ones, who can only give you themselves.
~By Cliff Fadiman ~


If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
~By Mark Twain ~


Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
~By Plato ~


The weakness of a soul is proportionate to the number of truths that must be kept from it.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Every sentence has a truth waiting at the end of it and the writer learns how to know it when he finally gets there.
~By Don DeLillo ~


Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
~By Philip Guedalla ~


It is a vulgar error that love, a love, to woman is her whole existence; she is born for Truth and Love in their universal energy.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


Only truthful hands write true poems. I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem.
~By Paul Celan ~


The truth of the matter is, all of those guys on Star Trek: The Next Generation actually want to be me. These impersonations they do are just some way of trying to feel what it must be like to be me. And I understand that! Because it feels really good to be Patrick Stewart!
~By Patrick Stewart ~


Not that I regret saying what I believed to be the truth, but I regret anything that I might have written or spoken that could have been used in a way to help to foster that atmosphere out of which came the loss of life of Brother Malcolm.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


When distant and unfamiliar and complex things are communicated to great masses of people, the truth suffers a considerable and often a radical distortion. The complex is made over into the simple, the hypothetical into the dogmatic, and the relative into an absolute.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


The color of truth is gray.
~By Andre Gide ~


For scholarship - if it is to be scholarship - requires, in addition to liberty, that the truth take precedence over all sectarian interests, including self-interest.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


I think Hollywood has a class system. The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they're running the asylum.
~By Robert De Niro ~


Don't get me wrong, there are sometimes if I go and see a really funny comedy, that I wished I had smoked a joint. I'll be honest with you. That's the truth.
~By Stephen Baldwin ~


Since obscenity is the truth of our passion today, it is the only stuff of art - or almost the only stuff.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


When I conform to truth, I do not conform to an abstract principle; I conform to the nature of God.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


In Afghanistan, this is the problem, because everybody holds a piece of that mirror, and they all look at it and claim that they hold the entire truth.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


We have already done so much that people call dynamics. Look at the bumblebee being unaware of scientific truths, goes ahead and flies anyway. If it is possible, we will do it here.
~By Tom Hopkins ~


There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering.
~By Minna Antrim ~


There is a contest old as Eden, which still goes on - the conflict between right and wrong, between error and truth. In this conflict every human being has a part.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


I felt like all of the American people did not believe me because of the things that were said about me, and said that people would say that it was just for the money, and it wasn't about the money. It was about what he did to me. And I knew I was telling the truth.
~By Paula Jones ~


Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
~By George Herbert ~


The words of truth are simple.
~By Aeschylus ~


Well, to tell you the straight honest truth, it was like a Grateful Dead cover band. I didn't feel - and nothing against the guys - I didn't feel that they were opening up like they should. I'll tell you what, with guitar players, Steven has what I like in guitar players.
~By Bill Kreutzmann ~


Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it.
~By Louis Agassiz ~


Sometimes I see myself fine, sometimes I need a witness. And I like the whole truth, but there are nights I only need forgiveness.
~By Dar Williams ~


Are you going out after the truth, or are you going out after something you believe?
~By Richard Rosen ~


I think no artist can claim to have any access to the truth, or an authentic version of an event. But obviously they have slightly better means at their disposal because they have their art to energize whatever it is they're trying to write about. They have music.
~By Thom Yorke ~


Freedom and order are not incompatible... truth is strength... free discussion is the very life of truth.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


I think he had a strange, passionate devotion to the truth and a horror at what he saw going on.
~By Ben Bradlee ~


The scientific and scholarly community is marked by the belief that the truth is to be found in all; none can claim it as their monopoly.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


Art is nothing but the expression of our dream; the more we surrender to it the closer we get to the inner truth of things, our dream-life, the true life that scorns questions and does not see them.
~By Franz Marc ~


A veritable incubator of short cuts, schemes and devices to overcome the truth.
~By David A. Stockman ~


'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.
~By Alexander Pope ~


A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That's where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It's having backbone.
~By Robert Kiyosaki ~


In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The whole idea of equal justice under law means that you've got to play by the rules. It has nothing to do with the underlying subject matter. You just tell the truth.
~By Kenneth Starr ~


The GAO just released a report that said 22 percent of federal programs fail to meet their objectives. The truth is we don't know how taxpayer money is spent in Washington, D.C., which is why I think we ought to put every agency budget up on the Internet for everyone to see.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


A lot of truth is said in jest.
~By Eminem ~


I am conservative by temperament. I disapprove of criminal activity. I am very solidly and markedly on the side of authority. The truth is I would rather err on the side of too much authority than too little.
~By James Ellroy ~


I think you have a pact with an audience in every picture, and I think the pact is to try and be truthful and to be real.
~By James L. Brooks ~


No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
~By Noah Webster ~


When in doubt tell the truth.
~By Mark Twain ~


Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain't so.
~By Mark Twain ~


Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come.
~By Theodor Adorno ~

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