category-Truth Quotes

Heaven is the work of the best and kindest men and women. Hell is the work of prigs, pedants and professional truth-tellers. The world is an attempt to make the best of both.

Samuel Butler

The word "artist" means man unless qualified by the category "woman."

Whitney Chadwick

Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest she should catch cold on over-exposure.

Samuel Butler

Truth consists not in never lying but in knowing when to lie and when not to do so.

Samuel Butler

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

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