category-Truth Quotes

It appears to [Nietzsche] that the modern age has produced for imitation three types of man First, Rousseaus man, the Titan who raises himself and in his need calls upon holy nature. Then Goethes man a spectator of the world [Third] Schopenhauer’s man voluntarily takes upon himself the pain of telling the truth.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Scatter the clouds that hide The face of heaven, and show Where sweet peace doth abide, Where Truth and Beauty grow.

Robert Seymour Bridges

But I can tell let truth be told That love will change in growing old; Though day by day is nought to see, So delicate his motions be.

Robert Seymour Bridges

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

Sri da Avabhas

Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait...The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don't count.

Robert Anthony

The belief that there is only one truth and that oneself is in possession of it, seems to me the deepest root of all that is evil in the world.

Max Born

Only recently have we begun to clarify these muddy waters by revealing the Demosthenean corpus for what it is: oratory designed to sway public opinion and thereby to formulate public policy. That elusive creature, Truth, is everywhere subordinate to Rhetoric; Demosthenes' pronouncements are no more the true history of the period than are the public statements of politicians in any age.

Eugene N. Borza

In prayerful sympathy and love. Hold to the old truth -- double distilled.

Edward McKendree Bounds

A lie that is accepted by a sufficient number of ignorant voters becomes a political truth.

James Bovard

Truth is a lagging indicator in politics.

James Bovard

Nobody speaks the truth when there's something they must have.

Elizabeth Bowen

For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war.

Barbara Levy Boxer

The American people need to know the truth. The American people need to see the truth. In a democracy, letting the people know the truth is the essence of what it means to be free.

Barbara Levy Boxer

God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please - you can never have both

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.

Nadine Gordimer

Knowing yourself is not so much about introspection and interaction. To know yourself is to realize that you are more than the little self that has been given to you by your history — the pattern that others made — that your true self is, in truth, much larger and includes other people, other cultures, other species even. That life is less about being and more about interbeing. We come to know ourselves, then, through coming to know each other. And the deeper that knowledge, the richer and more creative t he world we build together

Danny Martin

Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth

Anna Jameson

Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.

Tryon Edwards

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

Edward Albee

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Kahlil Gibran

Embellish truth only with a view to gain it the more full and free admission into your hearer's minds; and your ornaments will, in that case, be simple, masculine, natural.

Hugh Blair

As hypocrisy is said to be the highest compliment to virtue, the art of lying is the strongest acknowledgment of the force of truth.

William Hazlitt

What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time, which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth.

Roland Barthes

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

Hannah Arendt

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