category-Truth Quotes

The stream of time sweeps away errors, and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity.

Georg Brandes

Most maxim-mongers have preferred the prettiness to the justness of a thought, and the turn to the truth; but I have refused myself to everything that my own experience did not justify and confirm.

Lord Chesterfield

Vice is man's nature: virtue is a habit -- or a mask. . . . The foregoing maxim shows the difference between truth and sarcasm.

William Hazlitt

In much of the West, the well educated have been taught to believe that they can know nothing and that they can draw no independent conclusions about truth, unless they cite a study and \"experts\" have affirmed it. \"Studies show\" is to the modern secular college graduate what \"Scripture says\" is to the religious fundamentalist.

Dennis Prager

The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement.

Henry David Thoreau

he slogan of the National Association of Landlords is the commaless "We Shelter You America." The truth of the matter is, however, that landlords shelter no one, while in fact the law shelters them... from the immediate expropriation that would occur if there were not force of gun and jail to back up this phoney, abusive, so-called property right.

Fred Woodworth

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.

Josh Billings

To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men. Wealth out not to secure the prosperous the slightest consideration. The only distinctions which should be recognized are those of the soul, of strong principle, of incorruptible integrity, of usefulness, of cultivated intellect, of fidelity in seeking the truth.

William Ellery Channing

The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle

Albert Einstein

Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in contempt of reality. Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself, so the weary travelers may find repose.

Czeslaw Milosz

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

Edgar Allan Poe

Philosophy is the science which considers truth

Aristotle

Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.

Ludwig Borne

It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.

Mark Twain

I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.

Charles Dickens
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