Truth Quotes

There is truth in all things, if you understand them well.

Lloyd Chudley Alexander

A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.

Joseph Conrad

A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.

William Faulkner

Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination and of the heart.

Salman Rushdie

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

Barbara Kingsolver

The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.

Charles Caleb Colton

He that is possessed with a prejudice is possessed with a devil, and one of the worst kinds of devils, for it shuts out the truth, and often leads to ruinous error.

Tryon Edwards

There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.

John Masefield

Our intellect is not the most subtle, the most powerful, the most appropriate, instrument for revealing the truth. It is life that, little by little, example by example, permits us to see that what is most important to our heart, or to our mind, is learned not by reasoning but through other agencies. Then it is that the intellect, observing their superiority, abdicates its control to them upon reasoned grounds and agrees to become their collaborator and lackey.

Marcel Proust

Dignity is often a veil between us and the real truth of things.

Edwin Percy Whipple

For two years living in a neutral country I have been able to see through the haze of propaganda to reach something which my conscience tells me is the truth.

John Amery

You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.

Moses Ben Maimon Maimonides

I don't believe the truth will ever be known, and I have a great contempt for history.

Gen. George Meade

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be either good or evil.

Hannah Arendt

A person may desire to live for hundreds of years if he works according to this truth because that sort of work will not bind him to the law of karma. And there is no alternative to this way for man.

Sri Ishopanishad, Mantra Two
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