Truth Quotes

The current flows fast and furious. It issues in a spate of words from the loudspeakers and the politicians. Every day they tell us that we are a free people fighting to defend freedom. That is the current that has whirled the young airman up into the sky and keeps him circulating there among the clouds. Down here, with a roof to cover us and a gas mask handy, it is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.

Virginia Woolf

It is claimed, but with what truth we cannot say, that there is a well-defined propaganda among the aliens of colour to bring about the degeneration of the white race.

Emily Murphy

Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth and the soul requires inward restfulness to attain its full height.

Mahatma Gandhi

When the search for truth is confused with political advocacy, the pursuit of knowledge is reduced to the quest for power.

Alston Chase

Swords are weapons. The way of swords is the way to kill. However you dress it up in righteousness, killing is your truth

Hiko Seijuro

Have I done anything for society? I have then done more for myself. Let that truth be always present to thy mind, and work without cessation

William Gilmore Simms

Even before baptism, a child or an adult can have the Holy Ghost testify to their hearts of sacred truth. They must act on that testimony to retain it, but it will guide them toward goodness

Henry B. Eyring

All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.

Bruce Lee

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.

Khalil Gibran

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.

Henry Ward Beecher

Truth never needs to justify itself.

Glenn Curtis Maddox

The values a man must cherish as his life-breath are, Truth, Righteousness, Peace, Love and Non violence.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Eternal truth, eternal righteousness, eternal love; these only can triumph, for these only can endure.

Joseph Barber Lightfoot

If you come to a negotiation table saying you have the final truth, that you know nothing but the truth and that is final, you will get nothing.

Harri Holkeri

The first duty of a man is the seeking after and the investigation of truth.

Cicero

Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.

Leonardo da Vinci

Among the numberless contradictions in our nature, hardly any is more glaring than this, between our sensitiveness to the slightest disgrace which we fancy cast upon us from without, and our callousness to what is wrong in ourselves. In truth, they who are the most sensitive to the one are often the most callous to the other.

Anonymous

Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.

Ansel Adams

Establishing an equilibrium between the Islam of truth and Islam as an identity is one of the most difficult tasks of religious intellectuals.

Abdolkarim Soroush

A truth that's told with bad intention beats all the lies you can invent.

William Blake

Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness

Henry David Thoreau

It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness.

Robert G. Menzies
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