category-Truth Quotes

When I approached God at that time, I hardly had a living faith in Him. The agnostic was in me, the atheist was in me, the sceptic was in me and I was not absolutely sure that there was a God at all. I did not feel His presence. Yet something drew me to the truth of the Vedas, the truth of the Gita, the truth of the Hindu religion. I felt there must be a mighty truth somewhere in this Yoga, a mighty truth in this religion based on the Vedanta.

Sri Aurobindo

There are two allied powers in man; knowledge and wisdom. Knowledge is so much of the truth seen in a distorted medium as the mind arrives at by groping, wisdom what the eye of divine vision sees in the spirit.

Sri Aurobindo

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong

Henry Ward Beecher

Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.

Christopher Fry

Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth

Jean de la Bruyere

The truth about Hamas and Islamic Jihad is that they don't prevent Israel from existing or even flourishing, they prevent Palestine from coming into existence.

Michael Medved

Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.

Unknown

Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.

Robert Brault

Truth fears no questions.

Unknown

I have seldom known a person, who deserted the truth in trifles and then could be trusted in matters of importance.

Babe Paley

Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.

James Cardinal Gibbons

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth

Oscar Wilde

A lie is just the truth waiting to be itself.

Terri Guillemets

Respect for the truth is an acquired taste.

Mark Van Doren

Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it

Emily Dickinson

A half truth is a whole lie.

Yiddish Proverb

The more any man is in the contemplation of truth, the more fairer and firmer impression is made upon his heart by truth.

Thomas Brooks

How ironical that it is by means of speech that man can degrade himself below the level of dumb creation -- for a chatterbox is truly of a lower category than a dumb creature.

Soren Kierkegaard

Truth is simple. They who say that truth is complicated deceive themselves, and the truth is not in them.

Henri Barbusse

Truth, as Bergson knew, is a hard apple, whether one is throwing it or catching it.

Donald Barthelme

Truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights.

Francis Bacon

Loving truth and living honestly is my attitude to life. Be true to yourself and be true to others, thus you can be the judge of your behavior.

Li Yaotang

The experiences which drugs induce are as far removed from Reality as is a mirage, from water. No matter how much you pursue the mirage, you will never quench your thirst, and the search for Truth through drugs must end in disillusionment.

Meher Baba

Those who call us terrorists wish to prevent world public opinion from discovering the truth about us and from seeing the justice on our faces. They seek to bide the terrorism and tyranny of their acts, and our own posture of self-defence.

Yasser Arafat

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