category-Truth Quotes

The fine arts once divorcing themselves from truth are quite certain to fall mad, if they do not die.

Thomas Carlyle

No man can bear to live with a woman who speaks nothing but the truth to him.

Orson Scott Card

Money only buys the illusion of power. Real power is in the force of will will strong enough that others bend to it for its own sake, and follow it willingly. Power that is won through deception will evaporate under the hot light of truth.

Orson Scott Card

When both parties are lying and they both know the other party's lying, it comes powerful close to being the same thing as telling the truth.

Orson Scott Card

Im neutral on lying, seeing as how theres times when the truth just hurts people.

Orson Scott Card

Knowing something may be a terrible burden to bear, but it holds no danger to them as arent afraid of truth.

Orson Scott Card

I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of first introducing it into minds which were ignorant of its charms.

Giacomo Casanova

I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.

George Canning

I have followed after the truth, across this windy planet upon which every person is nourished by one or another lie.

James Branch Cabell

Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.

David Hare

Two seemingly incompatible conceptions can each represent an aspect of the truth ... They may serve in turn to represent the facts without ever entering into direct conflict.

Louis de Broglie

On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Within me, and in others, what I seek to know is the darkness and the glory of all humanity. My vulnerability leads me to Truth, which is the ultimate defense.

Vanna Bonta

I wished to dub as Masters: Love, Truth, Serenity. They'd feed and house and teach me with total sovereignty.

Vanna Bonta

Truth is too big a price to pay for the luxury of avoiding pain now and then.

Vanna Bonta

A truth spoken before its time is dangerous.

Greek proverb

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

Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact.

Lyndon B. Johnson

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.

Lord Byron

Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

Stephen King

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.

Mark Twain

Truth and clarity are complementary.

Niels Henrik David Bohr

The love of truth lies at the root of much humour.

Robertson Davies

God is not creative, for God is not. But God as made by man reflects what man is, unbeknownst to himself. God is said to have made the world of concern to us out of nothing; so man makes something, God, out of nothing. The faith in God and the belief in miracles are closer to the truth than any scientific explanation, which has to overlook or explain away the creative in man.

Allan David Bloom

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