If one is determined to die for the truth, even a common man can create history.
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.
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.
Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
It is in our idleness, in our dreams,
that the submerged truth
sometimes comes to the top.
So, I think thatís the centerpiece of morality: Donít lie. But to do that, you have to go a step further and find out what the truth is. You know, itís easy to say, ěIíll never tell a lie.î But if you say, ěIím going to speak the truth,î youíre going to have to work damn hard to find out what the truth is. The next thing is just plain, old, simple kindness: to other people, to your family. Love for other people. I think thatís another very important part of morality, being genuinely compassionate and concerned about the feelings and well being of other people, especially those that depend on you directly.
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers
A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.
A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and virtue, will purge the eyes to understanding her text
Harmony with nature will bring you a happiness known to few city dwellers. In the company of other truth seekers it will be easier for you to meditate and think of God.
In most natural scenes there is a prevailing colour, which the landscape painter must learn to identify, and which must prevail also in a slightly exaggerated form, in his painting, for the sake of truth, harmony and unity.
All photos are accurate. None of them is the truth.
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying is the strongest acknowledgment of the force of truth
Photography is truth. And cinema is truth twenty-four times a second.
It is not only my right and my privilege to walk in the abundance God
has for me, it is my responsibility...just as it is my responsibility to live
the rest of my truth
By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth
As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying is the strongest acknowledgment of the force of truth.
Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite
Philosophy is the science which considers truth
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
God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please - you can never have both
Reason means truth and those who are not governed by it take the chance that someday the sunken fact will rip the bottom out of their boat
Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact