Truth Quotes

For the trouble with lying and decieving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.

Hannah Arendt

They tell me that truth lies somewhere at the bottom of a well, and at virtually the door of our home is a most notable if long dried well. Our location is thus quite favorable, if we but keep patience.

James Branch Cabell

You touch on a disheartening truth. People never want to be told anything they do not believe already.

James Branch Cabell

To me, the truth is what actually happened. Yet it is impossible to know anything approaching the whole truth about past events. Even the people living them could not possibly understand. That truth is always out of reach.

Orson Scott Card

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

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

Elizabeth Bowen

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

James Bovard

There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.

Francis Herbert Bradley

Eclecticism. Every truth is so true that any truth must be false.

Francis Herbert Bradley

The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

There will always be liars, swindlers and charlatans. Hopefully there will also always be the modern Houdinis and the seekers of the truth, snapping at their heels and holding them to account.

Derren Victor Brown

Briefly, you can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

There is one great truth on this planet: whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it's because that desire originated in the soul of the universe.... The soul of the world is nourished by people's happiness.

Paulo Coelho

Truths are too often considered as so true, that they lose all the power of truth, and lie bed-ridden in the dormitory of the soul, side by side with the most despised and exploded errors.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Updated On : July 10, 2014
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