Truth Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Truth

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Mind and spirit together make up that which separates us from the rest of the animal world, that which enables a man to know the truth and that which enables him to die for the truth.
~By Edith Hamilton ~


We are either in the process of resisting God's truth or in the process of being shaped and molded by his truth.
~By Charles Stanley ~


Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it is more interesting.
~By William Randolph ~


The first reaction to truth is hatred.
~By Tertullian ~


Absolute truth belongs to Thee alone.
~By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing ~


Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth, and the root function of language is to control the universe by describing it.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


I'm not pretty. The truth is I didn't think I could be a model at all. I was looking at some of the guys on the walls at Irene Marie and I thought to myself 'Jesus Christ. I can't do this. I don't look anything like these guys'.
~By Channing Tatum ~


Almost everything in 'A Day With Wilbur Robinson' has some basis in truth. And yes, my sister did pay me to feed her grapes while she talked to her boyfriend on the phone.
~By William Joyce ~


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


Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same - hardihood. Give them raw truth.
~By John Jay Chapman ~


I always try to improve, to find new ways of expressing myself, to keep looking for truth and originality.
~By Burt Lancaster ~


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 ~


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


It's about time we all faced up to the truth. If we accept the radical homosexual agenda, be it in the military or in marriage or in other areas of our lives, we are utterly destroying the concept of family.
~By Alan Keyes ~


Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.
~By William Arthur Ward ~


The truth sets you free. It's a very liberating thing, when you say this is who I am warts and all and then you can just get on with life. It's amazing.
~By Geri Halliwell ~


When I testified in front of Congress, I know that I was testifying under oath and I told the truth.
~By Rafael Palmeiro ~


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 ~


The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.
~By Bill Cosby ~


Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth.
~By Anna Jameson ~


When something really comes from the soul, I think it has a truth that you cannot find in politics.
~By Frank Rich ~


In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
~By Graham Greene ~


Search for the truth. I tell you things and I always ask you to verify what I say. I told you yesterday that there was an attack and a retreat at Saddam's airport.
~By Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf ~


In order to dream, you need to have a springboard which is the facts... It gives it that touch of reality, and I think that's quite important... truth with fiction.
~By Janet Leigh ~


Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
~By Louis Aragon ~


It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


Always tell the truth - it's the easiest thing to remember.
~By David Mamet ~


No one is entitled to the truth.
~By E. Howard Hunt ~


If we are to take for the criterion of truth the majority of suffrages, they ought to be gotten from those philosophic and patriotic citizens who cultivate their reason.
~By James Madison ~


Time discovers truth.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Nothing in man is more serious than his sense of humor; it is the sign that he wants all the truth.
~By Mark Van Doren ~


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 ~


It is a puzzling thing. The truth knocks on the door and you say, "Go away, I'm looking for the truth," and so it goes away. Puzzling.
~By Robert M. Pirsig ~


An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy.
~By Boris Becker ~


From the death of the old the new proceeds, and the life of truth from the death of creeds.
~By John Greenleaf Whittier ~


Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover-up for insecurity. That's the truth. And on that note, I'll say goodnight. God love you.
~By Bobby Darin ~


One can spend too much of one's life locked in stuffy rooms seeking out obscure truths, searching, researching, until one is too old to enjoy life.
~By Jimmy Sangster ~


When affection only speaks, truth is not always there.
~By Thomas Middleton ~


The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
~By Abu Bakr ~


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


To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all the great truths which atheism would deny.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Man may aspire to virtue, but he cannot reasonably aspire to truth.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.
~By Arthur Miller ~


Truth never was indebted to a lie.
~By Edward Young ~


Official truths are often powerful illusions.
~By John Pilger ~


It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as one part of your life starts looking up, another falls to pieces.
~By Helen Fielding ~


Son, always tell the truth. Then you'll never have to remember what you said the last time.
~By Sam Rayburn ~


It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.
~By Sophocles ~


Vagueness is at times an indication of nearness to a perfect truth.
~By Charles Ives ~


The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.
~By Edmond De Goncourt ~


Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature.
~By Luther Burbank ~


In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth - often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable.
~By Hypatia ~


The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.
~By Dorothy L. Sayers ~


I said the first concern of the administration of justice must, of course, be the individual. The second concern is the truth.
~By Elliot Richardson ~


Usually we are saying only part of the truth.
~By Erno Rubik ~


It's too bad for us 'literary' enthusiasts, but it's the truth nevertheless - pictures tell any story more effectively than words.
~By William Moulton Marston ~


Tell the truth, but tell it slant.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


I try to tell the truth.
~By Tucker Carlson ~


And it was so special, and to tell you the truth that's how I feel about the whole thing, I mean when I meet someone that has watched the show, and it has brought such joy to them, it just makes you feel so good.
~By David Selby ~


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


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 ~


There are also two kinds of truths: truth of reasoning and truths of fact. Truths of reasoning are necessary and their opposite is impossible; those of fact are contingent and their opposite is possible.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
~By Kris Kristofferson ~


When everyone around you is doing all this incredible pirate acting and you're having to sort of play the straight guy and move the story forward, you kind of want to be doing some of that pirate ripping it up stuff, but in truth, to be a part of that project is what I love.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


I think one of the major things a director has to do is to know his subject matter, the subject matter of his script, know the truth and the reality of it. That's very important.
~By Robert Wise ~


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


Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.
~By Marilyn Manson ~


I believe that in the end the truth will conquer.
~By John Wycliffe ~


Phil has always been a fighter. He was getting in fights all the time. I told him that if he ever hit me then I would leave the band. He wanted to find out if I was telling him the truth. He hit me so I left and that is how UFO split up.
~By Michael Schenker ~


When we discover that the truth is already in us, we are all at once our original selves.
~By Dogen ~


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


As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook.
~By Jennifer Dunn ~


In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


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


If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
~By H. P. Lovecraft ~


Truth is meant to save you first, and the comfort comes afterward.
~By Georges Bernanos ~


There is no such thing as a harmless truth.
~By Gregory Nunn ~


People think actors have such glamorous lives, but the truth is actors go where nobody wants to go.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth.
~By Jean Rostand ~


Truth cannot be defeated.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.
~By Fernand Leger ~


There should be a readiness, on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of this religion, if it be found to be of divine origin.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


There are times when we must sink to the bottom of our misery to understand truth, just as we must descend to the bottom of a well to see the stars in broad daylight.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth.
~By William Warburton ~


I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more, as I grown older.
~By Catherine Drinker Bowen ~


Sincerity is moral truth.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won't one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic.
~By Jean Rostand ~


In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it.
~By Edward de Bono ~


To begin with myself, then, the utterances of men concerning me will differ widely, since in passing judgment almost every one is influenced not so much by truth as by preference, and good and evil report alike know no bounds.
~By Petrarch ~


Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port; but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


You believe happiness to be derived from the place in which once you have been happy, but in truth it is centered in ourselves.
~By Franz Schubert ~


Do I think I was put here on earth to be a journalist and to seek truth? No, I don't.
~By Peter Jennings ~


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 ~

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May 19 ,2024
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