category-Truth Quotes

God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.

Gandhi

Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains.

Carter G. Woodson

A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth.

Max Frisch

Nonsense is a kind of exuberant capering round a discovered truth.

K. Chesterton

The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.

Northrop Frye

I have been given the authority over you, and I am not the best of you. If I do well, help me; and if I do wrong, set me right. Sincere regard for truth.

Abu Bakr

We are so cleverly manipulated and influenced by the media and establishments on both the right and left, that the truth has become hopelessly lost in semantics.

Jules Carlysle

There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.

Francis Bacon

I do not see the motivation to lie, it is a known fact that truth can be more interesting than the strangest of fictions.

James Hall

The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself..

Jim Rohn

Truth is the most powerful thing in the world, since even fiction itself must be governed by it, and can only please by its resemblance.

Anthony Ashley Cooper

The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.

Jim Rohn

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye; Thats all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.

William Butler Yeats

If a man is in too big a hurry to give up an error he is liable to give up some truth with it.

Wilbur Wright

Every day that you attempt to see things as they are in truth Is a supremely successful day.

Vernon Howard

Firmness or stiffness of the mind is not from adherence to truth, but submission to prejudice.

John Locke

Obstinacy is the strength of the weak. Firmness founded upon principle, upon the truth and right, order and law, duty and generosity, is the obstinacy of sages.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

Veracity does not consist in saying, but in the intention of communicating truth.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The future is of our own making and (for me) the most striking characteristic of the century is just that development, that maturing of our consciousness which should open our eyes to that truth.

Joseph Conrad

I can't tell if a straw ever saved a drowning man, but I know that a mere glance is enough to make despair pause. For in truth we who are creatures of impulse are not creatures of despair.

Joseph Conrad

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