category-Truth Quotes

We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.

Blaise Pascal

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.

Thomas Jefferson

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Truth comes out of error more readily than out of confusion.

Sir Francis Bacon

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.

George Bernard Shaw

Silence is the mother of Truth.

Benjamin Disraeli

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people

John F. Kennedy

The lawyer\'s truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.

Henry David Thoreau

These unhappy people were proposing schemes for persuading monarchs to choose favourites upon the score of their wisdom, capacity and virtue; of teaching ministers to consult the public good; of rewarding merit, great abilities and eminent services; of instructing princes to know their true interest by placing it on the same foundation with that of their people: of choosing for employment persons qualified to exercise them; with many other wild impossible chimeras, that never entered before into the heart of man to conceive, and confirmed in me the old observation, that there is nothing so extravagant and irrational which some philosophers have not maintained for truth.

Jonathan Swift

There exists a black kingdom which the eyes of man avoid because its landscape fails signally to flatter them. This darkness, which he imagines he can dispense with in describing the light, is error with its unknown characteristics. Error is certainty's constant companion. Error is the corollary of evidence. And anything said about truth may equally well be said about error: the delusion will be no greater.

Louis Aragon

Truth is always a delusion.

Friedrich Durrenmatt

Familiarity breeds contempt. How accurate that is. The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.

Mark Twain

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is afraid of its people.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Duration is not a test of truth or falsehood.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The truth is the only thing worth having, and, in a civilized life, like ours, where so many risks are removed, facing it is almost the only courageous thing left to do.

E.V. Lucas

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously.

Thomas Sowell

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on

Winston Churchill

Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.

Slovenian Proverb

Football is not a game but a religion, a metaphysical island of fundamental truth in a highly verbalized, disguised society, a throwback of 30,000 generations of anthropological time.

Arnold Mandell

Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.

Arthur Miller

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

Jan Denise

Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior

In time of war the first casualty is truth.

Boake Carter

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