category-Truth Quotes

Before Noah, men having only water to drink, could not find the truth. Accordingly they became abominably wicked, and they were justly exterminated by the water they loved to drink. This good man, Noah, having seen that all his contemporaries had perished by this unpleasant drink, took a dislike to it; and G-d, to relieve his dryness, created the vine and revealed to him the art of making wine. By the aid of this liquid, he revealed more and more truth.

Benjamin Franklin

Most people perform essentially meaningless work. When they retire that truth is borne upon them.

Brendan Francis

In wine there is truth.

Pliny The Elder

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

Paul Keating

Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.

Henry David Thoreau

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.

Carl Gustav Jung

Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.

Henry C. Blinn

Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.

Philip James Bailey

It is not slickness, polish, uniqueness, or cleverness that makes a brand a brand. It is truth.

Harry Beckwith

Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need, are weirdly fruitful of headache.

Philip Wylie

Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc. Its victorious rival is Desire: we are always being told about Desire, never about Pleasure.

Roland Barthes

There is a huge difference between journalism and advertising. Journalism aspires to truth. Advertising is regulated for truth. I'll put the accuracy of the average ad in this country up against the average news story any time.

Jef I. Richards

What is a vow, but an intention spoken out before the world so that the world, in hearing, might take part in aspirations of the willing heart? In our coming here today to join and bless the joy of your becoming wed, may we enter in the truth of the words you've said, "I do."

Maureen Tolman Flannery

Women love the lie that saves their pride, but never an unflattering truth

Gertrude Franklin Atherton

Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator.

Wendell Phillips

Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.

Stephen King

Adversity is the first path to truth.

Lord Byron

Our culture is superior because our religion is Christianity and that is the truth that makes men free

Patrick Buchanan

The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.

James Madison

Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Genius, in truth, means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way

William James

Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin.

Barbara Kingsolver

All faiths constitute a revelation of Truth, but all are imperfect and liable to error

Mahatma Gandhi

Exercise of faith will be the safest where there is a clear determination summarily to reject all that is contrary to truth and love

Mahatma Gandhi

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