Truth Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Truth

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The real truth is that the Obama administration is professional at bullying, as we have witnessed with ACORN at work during the presidential campaign. It seems to me they are sending down their bullies to create fist fights among average American citizens who don't want a government-run health care plan forced upon them.
~By Jon Voight ~


The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.
~By Michelle Obama ~


I think that the truth is a really stern taskmistress.
~By Carrie Fisher ~


All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
~By Abbott L. Lowell ~


Truth, like the burgeoning of a bulb under the soil, however deeply sown, will make its way to the light.
~By Ellis Peters ~


Caricature is rough truth.
~By George Meredith ~


A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.
~By Patrick Kavanagh ~


In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
~By Voltaire ~


It's been 25 years now, and truthfully, time sometimes blurs the memory.
~By Bob Kane ~


Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests.
~By Alain Badiou ~


To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


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 ~


I play with language a great deal in my poems, and I enjoy that. I try to condense language, that is, I try to express complicated but I hope real emotions as simply as possible. But that doesn't mean the poems are simple, just that they are as truthful as I can make them.
~By Anne Stevenson ~


If you take a lie and allow your desire for the truth, you'll end up with some truth - not fact, but something that gets you closer to the truth. That's what we want. When we go to a play, we need to be assured that the experience we're having.
~By Denis Johnson ~


There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


OK, so truth hurts - but what else does truth do?
~By Teena Marie ~


A priest is he who lives solely in the realm of the invisible, for whom all that is visible has only the truth of an allegory.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


If history is any indication, all truths will eventually turn out to be false.
~By Dean Kamen ~


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 ~


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


I preach there are all kinds of truth, your truth and somebody else's. But behind all of them there is only one truth and that is that there's no truth.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


Dictionary - opinion expressed as truth in alphabetical order.
~By John Ralston Saul ~


The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.
~By Niels Bohr ~


Reality means you live until you die. The real truth is nobody wants reality.
~By Chuck Palahniuk ~


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


The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.
~By George Santayana ~


We found what we could at that time - the truth. If somebody else can find something else which we didn't find, that, of course, is a duty on their part, as is the truth. It will be the truth.
~By John Sherman Cooper ~


Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.
~By Orson Scott Card ~


The truth is that I'm constitutionally incapable of doing an ordinary job.
~By Dylan Moran ~


Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built.
~By William Masters ~


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


So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them.
~By Thomas Hooker ~


Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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


A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth.
~By Walter Martin ~


The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


A compelling story, even if factually inaccurate, can be more emotionally compelling than a dry recitation of the truth.
~By Frank Luntz ~


But that citizen's perception was also at one with the truth in recognizing that the very brutality of the means by which the IRA were pursuing change was destructive of the trust upon which new possibilities would have to be based.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


Then I despair... I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think of it always.
~By Andre Malraux ~


The Assembly has witnessed over the last weeks how historical truth is established; once an allegation has been repeated a few times, it is no longer an allegation, it is an established fact, even if no evidence has been brought out in order to support it.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


Country music is three chords and the truth.
~By Harlan Howard ~


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 ~


Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth. The truth is that I worry when I am getting on an airplane and see people dressed in garb that identifies them first and foremost as Muslims. This is not a bigoted statement. It is a statement of my feelings, my fears after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 by radical Muslims.
~By Juan Williams ~


The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth.
~By Michael Graves ~


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


To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.
~By Richard Baker ~


Because the truth is our wages are really competitive and they're good.
~By Lee Scott ~


Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


It is doubtless one of Aristotle's great services that he conceived so clearly the truth that literature is a thing that grows and has a history.
~By Gilbert Murray ~


The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within.
~By Yehudi Menuhin ~


Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
~By George Bancroft ~


When a man fails to see the truth of certain generally accepted views, there is no law compelling him to provoke animosity by announcing his dissent.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


The search for the truth is not for the faint hearted.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


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


I have followed holiness, I have taught truth, and I have been most in the main things; not that I thought the things concerning our times little, but that I thought none could do anything to purpose in God's great and public matters, till they were right in their conditions.
~By Donald Cargill ~


We were talking about the space between us all and the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion. Never glimpse the truth - then it's far too late when they pass away.
~By George Harrison ~


I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.
~By Edward Irving ~


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 ~


A lie can be halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on.
~By James Callaghan ~


I am not going to answer to this so-called court, out of respect for the truth and the will of the Iraqi people. I've said what I've said, and I'm not guilty.
~By Saddam Hussein ~


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


You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity. Let out a little more string on your kite.
~By Alan Cohen ~


Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so far as lies with them, allow false convictions to creep in.
~By Origen ~


You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


Truth is inner harmony.
~By Walther Rathenau ~


In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
~By Walter Cronkite ~


Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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 ~


Postmodernists believe that truth is myth, and myth, truth. This equation has its roots in pop psychology. The same people also believe that emotions are a form of reality. There used to be another name for this state of mind. It used to be called psychosis.
~By Brad Holland ~


I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.
~By George Canning ~


I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.
~By John Keats ~


The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage. I'd rather be dead. And it's real simple. And I think it's not that uncommon.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


I think it's like everything else; one shouldn't dig too deeply. It's silly to say that with a journalist, but sometimes there is not a truth to be found.
~By Alan Price ~


On the stage, you have to find truth, even if you have to lose the audience.
~By Anthony Quinn ~


The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.
~By Peter Abelard ~


To a poet the mere making of a poem can seem to solve the problem of truth, but only a problem of art is solved in poetry.
~By Laura Riding ~


In time the truth will come out, I will be cleared.
~By Louise Woodward ~


Some scenes you juggle two balls, some scenes you juggle three balls, some scenes you can juggle five balls. The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101. Then you start putting layers on top of that.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.
~By Ida Tarbell ~


Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


You know I took an oath to tell the truth when I took the witness stand.
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


I try to lie as much as I can when I'm interviewed. It's reverse psychology. I figure if you lie, they'll print the truth.
~By River Phoenix ~


Truth is what works.
~By William James ~


My art and poetry is very political now. Because you've got to find that truth within you and express yourself. Somewhere out there, I know, there will be people who will listen.
~By Jack Bowman ~


A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then; life is dull without it.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


I have been accused of being a traitor, and I have been accused of not supporting the military. Nothing could be further from the truth.
~By Martin Sheen ~


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


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


I always felt and still feel that fairy tales have an emotional truth that is so deep that there are few things that really rival them.
~By Alice Hoffman ~


The Republican National Committee hired me, and they hired me because they wanted someone who could look members straight in the eye and tell them the truth.
~By Frank Luntz ~


The sole and basic source of our strength is the solidarity of workers, peasants and the intelligentsia, the solidarity of the nation, the solidarity of people who seek to live in dignity, truth, and in harmony with their conscience.
~By Lech Walesa ~


Nothing is higher than the love of truth.
~By Aurelius Clemens Prudentius ~


Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier.
~By Barbara Kingsolver ~


The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity - love. And the story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
~By Helen Hayes ~

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May 29 ,2022
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