Truth Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Truth

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Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true.
~By Richard Bach ~


Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this... will without much labour be effected.
~By Edmond Halley ~


As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, 'Keep your facts, I'm going with the truth.'
~By Stephen Colbert ~


What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.
~By John Keats ~


Truth is Mormonism. God is the author of it.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


Be truthful, nature only sides with truth.
~By Adolf Loos ~


I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom, and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men, who take offence at the simplicity of truth, is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others.
~By John Woolman ~


The modern composer builds upon the foundation of truth.
~By Claudio Monteverdi ~


Yearning is not only a good way to go crazy but also a pretty good place to hide out from hard truth.
~By Jay Cocks ~


Truth is in things, and not in words.
~By Herman Melville ~


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 ~


Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


Changes in the traditional way of building are only permitted if they are an improvement. Otherwise stay with what is traditional, for truth, even if it be hundreds of years old has a stronger inner bond with us than the lie that walks by our side.
~By Adolf Loos ~


My opinion is that music is music. As long as you approach doing a remix with truth, I don't see the dance remixes being any different than an hip-hop remix- it's really a different version of the song.
~By Deborah Cox ~


There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.
~By Bette Davis ~


If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth.
~By John Cleese ~


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 ~


Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


You never find yourself until you face the truth.
~By Pearl Bailey ~


Good lies need a leavening of truth to make them palatable.
~By William McIlvanney ~


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.
~By J. Edgar Hoover ~


The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


What I've discovered is that in art, as in music, there's a lot of truth-and then there's a lie. The artist is essentially creating his work to make this lie a truth, but he slides it in amongst all the others. The tiny little lie is the moment I live for, my moment. It's the moment that the audience falls in love.
~By Lady Gaga ~


Such truth, as opposeth no man's profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.
~By Stanley Baldwin ~


That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be. To the wise, these truths are self-evident.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirely different things.
~By Denis Diderot ~


Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves.
~By Daniel Webster ~


Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by others.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


In this world truth can wait; she is used to it.
~By Douglas William Jerrold ~


If a church offers no truth that is not available in the general culture - in, for instance, the editorials of the New York Times or, for that matter, of National Review - there is not much reason to pay it attention.
~By Richard John Neuhaus ~


As one may bring himself to believe almost anything he is inclined to believe, it makes all the difference whether we begin or end with the inquiry, 'What is truth?'
~By Richard Whately ~


We've got to be fair. You can't say a place that has strip joints is sacred ground. We've got to be just. We've got to speak the truth. We've got to have justice for everybody. We're a country of justice for all, not justice for non-Muslims only or some groups and not for others.
~By Feisal Abdul Rauf ~


The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs.
~By Dave Barry ~


To have the truth in your possession you can be found guilty, sentenced to death.
~By Peter Tosh ~


You never monkey with the truth.
~By Ben Bradlee ~


Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. Martyrdom is the test.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.
~By John Shelby Spong ~


This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Old and young disbelieve one another's truths.
~By Mason Cooley ~


We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


Acting is all about truth and honesty, and the sensitivity that's capable of transporting you.
~By Thomas Kretschmann ~


It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly.
~By Christopher Fry ~


Before Watergate and Viet Nam, the American public, as a whole, believed everything it was told, and since then it doesn't believe anything, and both of those extremes hurt us because they prevent us from recognizing the truth.
~By Daniel Keys Moran ~


It seems not to have been written. It is the quintessence of life. It is the basic truth.
~By Brooks Atkinson ~


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


It is simply the truth that the political system that I am part of has degenerated to the point that it needs fundamental change.
~By Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ~


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 ~


Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
~By James Madison ~


I am not concerned with truth, nor with conventional notions of what is beautiful.
~By Mark Strand ~


John Kerry didn't out me, nor did he offend or attack me by calling me a lesbian. I certainly couldn't be offended by the truth.
~By Mary Cheney ~


Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


It shows the truth - that the real meaning of a word is only as powerful or harmless as the emotion behind it.
~By Sarah Silverman ~


The People have a right to the Truth as they have a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Frank Norris ~


Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.
~By Voltaire ~


Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The world is... the natural setting of, and field for, all my thoughts and all my explicit perceptions. Truth does not inhabit only the inner man, or more accurately, there is no inner man, man is in the world, and only in the world does he know himself.
~By Maurice Merleau-Ponty ~


Then again, they're not scripted and I feel it's virtually impossible to be anything but yourself when you're in front of the cameras and cooking so there is a measure of truth in what you see.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


The Pledge of Allegiance reflects the truth that faith in God has played a significant role in America since the days of the founding of our country.
~By Randy Neugebauer ~


I'm glad the truth is out. I'm glad everyone knows I'm innocent, not guilty.
~By Puff Daddy ~


That is where consensus-building begins-with the idea that you have your own truth, but that the negotiator on the other side of the table has his own truth as well.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people's truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave.
~By Jewel Kilcher ~


No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy.
~By George Orwell ~


Truth is powerful and it prevails.
~By Sojourner Truth ~


The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Truthiness is tearing apart our country, and I don't mean the argument over who came up with the word. I don't know whether it's a new thing, but it's certainly a current thing, in that it doesn't seem to matter what facts are. It used to be, everyone was entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. But that's not the case anymore. Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything.
~By Stephen Colbert ~


In the plays - that's where I go crazy. But my prose has a much lighter touch; it's not trying to thrill with language, just to be more truthful. I'm not concerned with the accuracy of anything. We don't get to the truth of anything with facts.
~By Denis Johnson ~


Everyone, left to his own devices, forms an idea about what goes on in language which is very far from the truth.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Jake Roberts has a hard enough time being Jake Roberts. The truth is a brutal thing, I just hope that the kids take the time to learn about each of the wrestlers in the game, and if the kids can learn from our mistakes, that would make me a happy man.
~By Jake Roberts ~


Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open.
~By Clive Bell ~


All sides in a trial want to hide at least some of the truth.
~By Alan Dershowitz ~


In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken portions.
~By William Osler ~


The only people I have seen who have been truly pushing for the truth are the family members.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
~By Lord Byron ~


Well, I think any time you delve into this sort of religion, politics, as you well know, you're going to, you know, touch a few nerves. I wasn't - now - and this is the honest truth.
~By Mel Gibson ~


If you say that the history of the Church is a long succession of scandals, you are telling the truth, though if that is all you say, you are distorting the truth.
~By Gerald Vann ~


Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
~By Jean-Luc Godard ~


The Bible is God's sacred Word of truth.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


If we don't have accurate information, if we are not able to tell difficult truth one to another, we will never be able to effectively design a policy for Iraq.
~By Jack Reed ~


We must never be afraid to go too far, for truth lies beyond.
~By Marcel Proust ~


The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie.
~By Susan Sontag ~


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.
~By Maya Angelou ~


It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to be a master in the truth, because a false philosophy can be made as simple and consistent as one pleases.
~By George Santayana ~


I'd think,'In a relationship, we should never have his kind of fight.' Then, instead of figuring out how to make it work, I looked for a way to get out of it. The truth is, you shouldn't be married if your that kind of person.
~By George Clooney ~


It is such a relief to be told the truth.
~By Katherine Anne Porter ~


The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom - these are the pillars of society.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


Truth is absolute, truth is supreme, truth is never disposable in national political life.
~By John Howard ~


Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true.
~By Niels Bohr ~


No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at last as the truth. This alone wears well.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


There must be possible a fiction which, leaving sociology and case histories to the scientists, can arrive at the truth about the human condition, here and now, with all the bright magic of the fairy tale.
~By Ralph Ellison ~


We are suffocated by writers who want to enlighten us with their truths. For me, the theatre is beautiful because it is a secret, and secrets seduce us, we all want to share secrets.
~By Howard Barker ~


Truth in science is always determined from observational facts.
~By David Douglass ~

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