Truth Quotes

Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.

Martin Luther King Jr

Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.

Denis Diderot

All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth.

William Mathews

Truth will flourish in fantasy, only to wither and die in what you are pleased to call reality.

Bernard Schuber

Private and public life are subject to the same rules-- truth and manliness are two qualities that will carry you through this world much better then policy or tact or expediency or other words that were devised to conceal a deviation from a straight line.

Robert E. Lee

Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it Confucius All truth is safe and nothing else is safe, but he who keeps back truth, or withholds it from men, from motives of expediency, is either a coward or a criminal.

James Russell Lowell

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.

Lao Tzu

Truth may sometimes hurt but delusion harms.

Vanna Bonta

A sense of humor always withers in the presence of the messianic delusion, like justice and truth in front of patriotic passion.

Henry Louis Mencken

From the viewpoint of absolute truth, what we feel and experience in our ordinary daily life is all delusion. Of all the various delusions, the sense of discrimination between oneself and others is the worst form, as it creates nothing but unpleasant.

Dalai Lama

To get their attention, start lobbing the light grenades (That burst and blind them with the truth! An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth!)

Brandon Boyd

My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year.

Roberto Benigni

Science shows us truth and beauty and fills each day with a fresh wonder of the exquisite order which governs our world.

Polykarp Kusch

Itís no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.

Mark Twain

The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country.

Newt Gingrich

The passion for seeking the truth for truth's sake...can be kept alive only if we continue to seek the truth for truth's sake.

Franz Boas

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.

Max Planck

A truth that's told with bad intent Beats all the lies you can invent.

William Blake

Fraud and falsehood only dread examination. Truth invites it.

Samuel Johnson

Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.

Unknown

If you avoid the truth, you pay for your lies. A lie always does the most harm to the person who tells it.

Karen Moline, "Belladonna

The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.

Abu Bakr

Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.

Mark Twain

The highest compact we can make with our fellow is - "Let there be truth between us two forevermore."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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