category-Truth Quotes

A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and virtue, will purge the eyes to understanding her text

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.

Stephen Leacock

Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers

William Penn

Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing

John Locke

Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.

Dorothy Parker

Cease all interference in the religion, society, politics, and governance of the Muslims world. And leave us alone to establish the Islamic shura state, which will unite the Muslims of Earth in truth and justice.

Azzam the American

So, I think thatís the centerpiece of morality: Donít lie. But to do that, you have to go a step further and find out what the truth is. You know, itís easy to say, ìIíll never tell a lie.î But if you say, ìIím going to speak the truth,î youíre going to have to work damn hard to find out what the truth is. The next thing is just plain, old, simple kindness: to other people, to your family. Love for other people. I think thatís another very important part of morality, being genuinely compassionate and concerned about the feelings and well being of other people, especially those that depend on you directly.

George McGovern

Tell your friend a lie. If he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth.

Portuguese Proverb

It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.

Virginia Woolf

A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life

Winston Churchill

It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.

Virginia Woolf

Whatever the field under discussion, those who engage in debate must not only believe in each other's good faith, but also in their capacity to arrive at the truth.

Wystan Hugh Auden

Light is the symbol of truth.

James Russell Lowell

Ideas are, in truth, forces. Infinite, too,is the power of personality. A union of the two always makes history.

Henry James, Jr.

Those who do not hate their own selfishness and regard themselves as more important than the rest of the world are blind because the truth lies elsewhere

Blaise Pascal

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