category-Truth Quotes

Only recently have we begun to clarify these muddy waters by revealing the Demosthenean corpus for what it is: oratory designed to sway public opinion and thereby to formulate public policy. That elusive creature, Truth, is everywhere subordinate to Rhetoric; Demosthenes' pronouncements are no more the true history of the period than are the public statements of politicians in any age.

Eugene N. Borza

In prayerful sympathy and love. Hold to the old truth -- double distilled.

Edward McKendree Bounds

A lie that is accepted by a sufficient number of ignorant voters becomes a political truth.

James Bovard

Nobody speaks the truth when there's something they must have.

Elizabeth Bowen

For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war.

Barbara Levy Boxer

The American people need to know the truth. The American people need to see the truth. In a democracy, letting the people know the truth is the essence of what it means to be free.

Barbara Levy Boxer

I don't believe the Devil,I don't believe his book,but the truth is not the same without the lies he made up.

Paul David Hewson

God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please - you can never have both

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.

Nadine Gordimer

Knowing yourself is not so much about introspection and interaction. To know yourself is to realize that you are more than the little self that has been given to you by your history — the pattern that others made — that your true self is, in truth, much larger and includes other people, other cultures, other species even. That life is less about being and more about interbeing. We come to know ourselves, then, through coming to know each other. And the deeper that knowledge, the richer and more creative t he world we build together

Danny Martin

Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth

Anna Jameson

Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.

Tryon Edwards

Thrasymachus sees that Socrates does not respect the city. He sees the truth about Socrates, but he cannot, at least in the beginning, appreciate him. The others appreciate him, but partly because they are blind to what is most important to him.

Allan David Bloom

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

Edward Albee

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Kahlil Gibran

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