category-Truth Quotes

Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.

Aldous Huxley

The truth hurts like a thorn at first; but in the end it blossoms like a rose.

Samuel Ha-Nagid C.900

If you shut your door to all errors, truth will be shut out.

Rabindranath Tagor 1861

The habitude of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by truth makes it circuitous and conventional

Walter Savage Landor

Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.

Shunryu Suzuki

Appearances are not held to be a clue to the truth. But we seem to have no other.

Ivy Compton-Burnett

To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.

Richard Baker

There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.

Victor Borge

Pragmatism asks its usual question. "Grant an idea or belief to be true," it says, "what concrete difference will its being true make in anyone's actual life? How will the truth be realized? What experiences will be different from those which would obtain if the belief were false? What, in short, is the truth's cash-value in experiential terms?

William James

No man thoroughly understands a truth until he has contended against it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your truth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself. "It all depends on me."

Andre Gide

Truth springs from argument amongst friends.

David Hume

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully have been kindness, beauty, and truth

Albert Einstein

The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.

Dr. Smiley Blanton

The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who love it.

George Santayana 1863

Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.

Henry David Thoreau

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Katherine Mansfield 1888

Justice is truth in action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Katherine Mansfield 1888

Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls

James Russell Lowell

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.

Unknown

If you shut your door to all errors truth will be shut out.

Rabindranath Tagore

Tolerance is the eager and glad acceptance of the way along which others seek the truth.

Sir Walter Besant

Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.

Confucius

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