Truth Quotes

Errors, to be dangerous, must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation.

Sydney Smith

Error is a hardy plant; it flourisheth in every coil; In the heart of the wise and good, alike with the wicked and foolish; For there is no error so crooked, but it hath in it some lines of truth.

Martin Fraquhar Tupper

Truth is immortal; error is mortal.

Mary Baker Eddy

Most maxim-mongers have preferred the prettiness to the justness of a thought, and the turn to the truth; but I have refused myself to everything that my own experience did not justify and confirm.

Lord Chesterfield

Vice is man's nature: virtue is a habit -- or a mask. . . . The foregoing maxim shows the difference between truth and sarcasm.

William Hazlitt

In much of the West, the well educated have been taught to believe that they can know nothing and that they can draw no independent conclusions about truth, unless they cite a study and \"experts\" have affirmed it. \"Studies show\" is to the modern secular college graduate what \"Scripture says\" is to the religious fundamentalist.

Dennis Prager

The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement.

Henry David Thoreau

he slogan of the National Association of Landlords is the commaless "We Shelter You America." The truth of the matter is, however, that landlords shelter no one, while in fact the law shelters them... from the immediate expropriation that would occur if there were not force of gun and jail to back up this phoney, abusive, so-called property right.

Fred Woodworth

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.

Josh Billings

To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men. Wealth out not to secure the prosperous the slightest consideration. The only distinctions which should be recognized are those of the soul, of strong principle, of incorruptible integrity, of usefulness, of cultivated intellect, of fidelity in seeking the truth.

William Ellery Channing

Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in contempt of reality. Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself, so the weary travelers may find repose.

Czeslaw Milosz

Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant

Edgar Allan Poe

Philosophy is the science which considers truth

Aristotle

Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.

Ludwig Borne

To deny the possibility, nay, the actual existence of witchcraft and sorcery, is at once flatly to contradict the revealed word of God in various passages both of the Old and New Testament, and the thing itself is a Truth to which every nation in the world hath, in its turn, borne testimony, by either example seemingly well attested or by prohibitory laws, which at least suppose the possibility of a commerce with evil spirits.

SIR WILLIAM BLACKSTONE

It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.

Mark Twain

I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.

Charles Dickens

Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth.

Phaedrus

Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.

Michael Jackson

Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons. The truth will win this marathon in court.

Michael Jackson

Most jokes state a bitter truth

Larry Gelbart

In Buddhism we have relative truth and absolute truth.

Dalai Lama

If you want to ruin the truth, stretch it.

Unknown

I have said to you to speak the truth is a painful thing. To be forced to tell lies is much worse.

Oscar Wilde
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