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Author: Marcus Aurelius
'Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.'


Author: Buddha
'Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.'


Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
'I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.'


Author: Winston Churchill
'A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.'


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.'


Author: Buddha
'There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth not going all the way, and not starting.'


Author: Mark Twain
'If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.'


Author: Winston Churchill
'The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.'


Author: George Orwell
'In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.'


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


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.'


Author: C. S. Lewis
'If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.'


Author: Mark Twain
'It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.'


Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
'All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.'


Author: Swami Vivekananda
'Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.'


Author: Mark Twain
'Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.'


Author: Malcolm X
'I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.'


Author: Maya Angelou
'There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.'


Author: Oscar Wilde
'The truth is rarely pure and never simple.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.'


Author: Bruce Lee
'All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.'


Author: John F. Kennedy
'The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'Truth is beautiful, without doubt but so are lies.'


Author: C. S. Lewis
'Reason is the natural order of truth but imagination is the organ of meaning.'


Author: Benjamin Franklin
'Half a truth is often a great lie.'


Author: George Washington
'Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.'


Author: Bob Marley
'Tell the children the truth.'


Author: Swami Vivekananda
'Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.'


Author: Aristotle
'Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.'


Author: Eminem
'A lot of truth is said in jest.'


Author: Lao Tzu
'The words of truth are always paradoxical.'


Author: Galileo Galilei
'All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered the point is to discover them.'


Author: Horace Mann
'Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.'


Author: James A. Garfield
'The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.'


Author: H. L. Mencken
'I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.'


Author: Edgar Allan Poe
'Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.'


Author: Voltaire
'Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Light is the symbol of truth.'


Author: Hunter S. Thompson
'I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours.'


Author: Albert Camus
'The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.'


Author: Hunter S. Thompson
'If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.'


Author: Albert Camus
'A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.'


Author: Bob Dylan
'All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.'


Author: John Keats
''Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.'


Author: Martin Luther
'Peace if possible, truth at all costs.'


Author: John Calvin
'A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.'


Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
'I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect.'


Author: William Blake
'A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.'


Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
'Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.'


Author: Stephen King
'Only enemies speak the truth friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.'


Author: Chanakya
'The earth is supported by the power of truth it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow indeed all things rest upon truth.'


Author: Whitney Houston
'My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don't fight it.'


Author: Coco Chanel
'Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'Facts are many, but the truth is one.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'The water in a vessel is sparkling the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear the great truth has great silence.'


Author: Patrick Henry
'For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth to know the worst and provide for it.'


Author: Jerome K. Jerome
'It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.'


Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
'The truth is more important than the facts.'


Author: Shel Silverstein
'Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.'


Author: Elvis Presley
'Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.'


Author: W. Clement Stone
'Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.'


Author: Rene Descartes
'If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'I say that justice is truth in action.'


Author: Lord Byron
'Adversity is the first path to truth.'


Author: Simone de Beauvoir
'I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.'


Author: Andy Rooney
'People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe.'


Author: Emily Dickinson
'Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.'


Author: Jesus Christ
'I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'


Author: Josh Billings
'There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.'


Author: Anne Lamott
'Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you're going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over people and circumstances, or whether you are going to t'


Author: Aesop
'Every truth has two sides it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.'


Author: Prince William
'My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring.'


Author: Virginia Woolf
'If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.'


Author: Leo Tolstoy
'Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.'


Author: Leo Tolstoy
'There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.'


Author: Tacitus
'Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.'


Author: Frank A. Clark
'Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.'


Author: Arthur Miller
'Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.'


Author: Robert H. Schuller
'The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.'


Author: Emile Zola
'If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.'


Author: Henry Rollins
'Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.'


Author: Niels Bohr
'There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.'


Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
'A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.'


Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
'Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.'


Author: Isaac Newton
'To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.'


Author: J. K. Rowling
'The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.'


Author: Steven Biko
'It becomes more necessary to see the truth as it is if you realize that the only vehicle for change are these people who have lost their personality.'


Author: Justin Timberlake
'Gossip is called gossip because it's not always the truth.'


Author: David Icke
'Infinite love is the only truth. Everything else is illusion.'


Author: Thomas Mann
'A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.'


Author: Michael Musto
'In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted.'


Author: Denis Diderot
'We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.'


Author: Flannery O'Connor
'I preach there are all kinds of truth, your truth and somebody else's. But behind all of them there is only one truth and that is that there's no truth.'


Author: Antisthenes
'There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.'


Author: Tertullian
'The first reaction to truth is hatred.'


Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
'Human love has little regard for the truth. It makes the truth relative, since nothing, not even the truth, must come between it and the beloved person.'


Author: Jean Rostand
'Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it.'


Author: Eminem
'The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.'


Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
'I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the fi'


Author: Bo Bennett
'For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.'


Author: Buddha
'In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.'


Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
'Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.'


Author: Mark Twain
'Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities Truth isn't.'


Author: Muhammad Ali
'I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been y'


Author: John F. Kennedy
'A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.'


Author: Miguel Angel Ruiz
'Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.'


Author: Charles Spurgeon
'A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.'


Author: C. S. Lewis
'Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever h'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.'


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, 'Truth is the daughter of Time.''


Author: Winston Churchill
'Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.'


Author: Winston Churchill
'In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.'


Author: Mark Twain
'When in doubt tell the truth.'


Author: Mark Twain
'Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense.'


Author: Mark Twain
'Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain't so.'


Author: W. Clement Stone
'Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.'


Author: Mark Twain
'Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.'


Author: Winston Churchill
'We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.'


Author: Winston Churchill
'Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.'


Author: Maya Angelou
'For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.'


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


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.'


Author: Jim Morrison
'Sex is full of lies. The body tries to tell the truth. But, it's usually too battered with rules to be heard, and bound with pretenses so it can hardly move. We cripple ourselves with lies.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.'


Author: John F. Kennedy
'We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of '


Author: Muhammad Ali
'My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'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.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Truth never damages a cause that is just.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.'


Author: William Shenstone
'A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.'


Author: Confucius
'Speak the truth, do not yield to anger give, if thou art asked for little by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.'


Author: John F. Kennedy
'The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.''


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.'


Author: Chanakya
'There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.'


Author: Aristotle
'For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'We have art in order not to die of the truth.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth.'


Author: Aristotle
'The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.'


Author: Confucius
'The object of the superior man is truth.'


Author: Harry S. Truman
'I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.'


Author: Lao Tzu
'When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth it is the beginning of disorder.'


Author: Aristotle
'Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.'


Author: George Carlin
'By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.'


Author: Aesop
'A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.'


Author: Marilyn Monroe
'The truth is, I've never fooled anyone. I've let men sometimes fool themselves.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'All truth is simple... is that not doubly a lie?'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'It is good to express a thing twice right at the outset and so to give it a right foot and also a left one. Truth can surely stand on one leg, but with two it will be able to walk and get around.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Mystical explanations are thought to be deep the truth is that they are not even shallow.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing.'


Author: Michael Jackson
'It's a complete lie, why do people buy these papers? It's not the truth I'm here to say. You know, don't judge a person, do not pass judgement, unless you have talked to them one on one. I don't care what the story is, do not judge them because it is a li'


Author: Michael Jackson
'Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at last as the truth. This alone wears well.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.'


Author: Tony Robbins
'The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.'


Author: Anais Nin
'There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.'


Author: Frank Sinatra
'I'm supposed to have a Ph.D. on the subject of women. But the truth is I've flunked more often than not. I'm very fond of women I admire them. But, like all men, I don't understand them.'


Author: H. P. Lovecraft
'If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.'


Author: George Bernard Shaw
'Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.'


Author: Jim Rohn
'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.'


Author: Alan Watts
'But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.'


Author: Tom Hanks
'Truth is, I'll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or'


Author: Albert Camus
'Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.'


Author: George Bernard Shaw
'The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.'


Author: Hannah Arendt
'The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.'


Author: Ayn Rand
'The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.'


Author: Albert Camus
'How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.'


Author: Elbert Hubbard
'Live truth instead of professing it.'


Author: Michelle Obama
'We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square.'


Author: Bill Cosby
'The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.'


Author: John Locke
'The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure.'


Author: Max Planck
'A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.'


Author: Michelle Obama
'The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.'


Author: Vladimir Lenin
'A lie told often enough becomes the truth.'


Author: Jimi Hendrix
'Music makes me high on stage, and that's the truth. It's like being almost addicted to music.'


Author: Will Rogers
'A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.'


Author: Robert Kiyosaki
'A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That's where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It's having backbone.'


Author: Will Rogers
'If you ever injected truth into politics you have no politics.'


Author: Dan Rather
'The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'.'


Author: Deepak Chopra
'Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, '


Author: Plato
'Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.'


Author: Coco Chanel
'Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor.'


Author: Adlai E. Stevenson
'I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'Wisdom is found only in truth.'


Author: Bob Dylan
'Here's the thing with me and the religious thing. This is the flat-out truth: I find the religiosity and philosophy in the music. I don't find it anywhere else.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He's sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I foun'


Author: Oprah Winfrey
'The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.'


Author: Bobby Darin
'Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover-up for insecurity. That's the truth. And on that note, I'll say goodnight. God love you.'


Author: Voltaire
'To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.'


Author: Plato
'Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.'


Author: Edgar Allan Poe
'It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.'


Author: H. L. Mencken
'Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him.'


Author: Lana Turner
'The truth is, sex doesn't mean that much to me now.'


Author: Logan P. Smith
'If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.'


Author: Thomas Merton
'Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.'


Author: Shunryu Suzuki
'Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.'


Author: Anais Nin
'Truth is something which can't be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.'


Author: Oprah Winfrey
'It's much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar decisions, than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That's the truth.'


Author: Rodney Dangerfield
'I told my wife the truth. I told her I was seeing a psychiatrist. Then she told me the truth: that she was seeing a psychiatrist, two plumbers, and a bartender.'


Author: Marilyn Manson
'Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.'


Author: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
'The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.'


Author: H. L. Mencken
'It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.'


Author: Barack Obama
'I know that campaigns can seem small, and even silly. Trivial things become big distractions. Serious issues become sound bites. And the truth gets buried under an avalanche of money and advertising. If you're sick of hearing me approve this message, beli'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.'


Author: Voltaire
'I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.'


Author: Angelina Jolie
'The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage. I'd rather be dead. And it's real simple. And I think it's not that uncommon.'


Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
'The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.'


Author: Ismail Haniyeh
'Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.'


Author: Michael Jackson
'Everyone who knows me will know the truth, which is that my children come first in my life and that I would never harm any child.'


Author: E. O. Wilson
'The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?'


Author: James Allen
'A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth people seek guidance of him who is master of h'


Author: Pablo Picasso
'Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.'


Author: Mitt Romney
'President Barack Obama has stood watch over the greatest job loss in modern American history. And that, my friends, is one inconvenient truth that will haunt this President throughout history.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.'


Author: Francois Rabelais
'It is my feeling that Time ripens all things with Time all things are revealed Time is the father of truth.'


Author: Johnny Depp
'There's no truth anymore.'


Author: Yogi Berra
'A lot of guys go, 'Hey, Yog, say a Yogi-ism.' I tell 'em, 'I don't know any.' They want me to make one up. I don't make 'em up. I don't even know when I say it. They're the truth. And it is the truth. I don't know.'


Author: Chuck Palahniuk
'I wanted to write about the moment when your addictions no longer hide the truth from you. When your whole life breaks down. That's the moment when you have to somehow choose what your life is going to be about.'


Author: Hans Eysenck
'If the truth contradicts deeply held beliefs, that is too bad.'


Author: Bill Gates
'Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it's true.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.'


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
'The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.'


Author: Paul Scott
'Ah, well, the truth is always one thing, but in a way it's the other thing, the gossip, that counts. It shows where people's hearts lie.'


Author: Isaac Newton
'I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.'


Author: Jesus Christ
'I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.'


Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
'The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.'


Author: Hannah Arendt
'The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.'


Author: Margaret Thatcher
'Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.'


Author: Ron White
'You wanna get the truth out of me, get me hammered.'


Author: M. Russell Ballard
'It may not always be easy, convenient, or politically correct to stand for truth and right, but it is the right thing to do. Always.'


Author: Mitt Romney
'It seems that the first victim of an Obama campaign is the truth. It seems that the first victim of an Obama campaign is the truth.'


Author: H. L. Mencken
'Nine times out of ten, in the arts as in life, there is actually no truth to be discovered there is only error to be exposed.'


Author: Lily Tomlin
'If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?'


Author: Thomas Paine
'It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.'


Author: Charles Darwin
'To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.'


Author: Pietro Aretino
'I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.'


Author: Helen Hayes
'The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity - love. And the story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.'


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


Author: Charles Peguy
'He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.'


Author: Malcolm Muggeridge
'One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denu'


Author: Warren Buffett
'We've used up a lot of bullets. And we talk about stimulus. But the truth is, we're running a federal deficit that's 9 percent of GDP. That is stimulative as all get out. It's more stimulative than any policy we've followed since World War II.'


Author: William James
'Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they occur, whether they copy these in advance or not.'


Author: William James
'Truth lives, in fact, for the most part on a credit system. Our thoughts and beliefs pass, so long as nothing challenges them, just as bank-notes pass so long as nobody refuses them.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous.'


Author: Carl Jung
'We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.'


Author: William James
'Truth is what works.'


Author: William James
'We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.'


Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
'It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.'


Author: Nikola Tesla
'Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.'


Author: Pablo Picasso
'Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.'


Author: Pablo Neruda
'The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.'


Author: Charlie Chaplin
'I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.'


Author: Leonardo da Vinci
'Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.'


Author: John Keats
'I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.'


Author: John Ruskin
'Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.'


Author: Richard Bach
'Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true.'


Author: Epictetus
'If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible.'


Author: Harry S. Truman
'I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.'


Author: Karl Von Clausewitz
'Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead.'


Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery
''Men have forgotten this truth,' said the fox. 'But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.''


Author: Bill Copeland
'When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback.'


Author: Pablo Picasso
'If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.'


Author: Harry S. Truman
'Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he'd lie just to keep his hand in.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'If you shut the door to all errors, truth will be shut out.'


Author: Thomas Merton
'The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.'


Author: Richard Dawkins
'Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'A good novel tells us the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.'


Author: William Butler Yeats
'Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye That's all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.'


Author: Charles Dickens
'It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.'


Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
'As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'Time discovers truth.'


Author: Thomas Paine
'But such is the irresistable nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants is the liberty of appearing.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth.'


Author: George Orwell
'For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.'


Author: Emile Zola
'The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.'


Author: Soren Kierkegaard
'The truth is a snare: you cannot have it, without being caught. You cannot have the truth in such a way that you catch it, but only in such a way that it catches you.'


Author: Carl Jung
'Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.'


Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
'God's truth judges created things out of love, and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright.'


Author: Pablo Picasso
'We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.'


Author: Albert Schweitzer
'Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.'


Author: Louis Farrakhan
'There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth.'


Author: William Blake
'When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.'


Author: George Orwell
'The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.'


Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
'A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.'


Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
'The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'We are either in the process of resisting God's truth or in the process of being shaped and molded by his truth.'


Author: Ellen DeGeneres
'I am saddened by how people treat one another and how we are so shut off from one another and how we judge one another, when the truth is, we are all one connected thing. We are all from the same exact molecules.'


Author: Soren Kierkegaard
'Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.'


Author: Carl Jung
'Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.'


Author: Mason Cooley
'Only the broken-hearted know the truth about love.'


Author: Hillary Clinton
'The truth is that sometimes it is hard even for me to recognize the Hillary Clinton that other people see.'


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?'


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'Nothing that was worthy in the past departs no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.'


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?'


Author: Helen Hayes
'Legends die hard. They survive as truth rarely does.'


Author: George Orwell
'No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy.'


Author: Charles Dickens
'There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.'


Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
'However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think they tell more truth to us than to anyone else.'


Author: Albert Schweitzer
'Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow.'


Author: J. Edgar Hoover
'Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar.'


Author: Walt Whitman
'Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.'


Author: Leonardo da Vinci
'The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.'


Author: Stephen King
'Fiction is the truth inside the lie.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'Half a truth is better than no politics.'


Author: Orson Welles
'I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.'


Author: Joseph Smith, Jr.
'The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'Silence is the mother of truth.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.'


Author: Herman Melville
'Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.'


Author: Bill Maher
'To me a real patriot is like a real friend. Who's your real friend? It's the person who tells you the truth. That's who my real friends are. So, you know, I think as far as our country goes, we need more people who will do that.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth give him too much, the same.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Nothing gives rest but the sincere search for truth.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is, nine times out of ten, a proof that you ought to publish it.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise.'


Author: Thomas Moore
'Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.'


Author: Albert Schweitzer
'One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.'


Author: Chuck Palahniuk
'Reality means you live until you die. The real truth is nobody wants reality.'


Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
'Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of judgment not to be deceived by them.'


Author: Xun Zi
'In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth.'


Author: William F. Buckley, Jr.
'Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock you on your head and drag you to her cave. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out.'


Author: Denis Waitley
'That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don't spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes.'


Author: Carly Fiorina
'The truth is, I'm proud of the life I've lived so far, and though I've made my share of mistakes, I have no regrets.'


Author: Thomas Sowell
'There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously.'


Author: Jane Austen
'It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.'


Author: Chief Joseph
'It does not require many words to speak the truth.'


Author: Adlai E. Stevenson
'Your days are short here this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.'


Author: Sylvester Stallone
'I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.'


Author: Niels Bohr
'The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.'


Author: Richard Dawkins
'The enlightenment is under threat. So is reason. So is truth. So is science, especially in the schools of America.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge.'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.'


Author: Cal Thomas
'One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.'


Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
'Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance.'


Author: Anne Lamott
'My parents, and librarians along the way, taught me about the space between words about the margins, where so many juicy moments of life and spirit and friendship could be found. In a library, you could find miracles and truth and you might find something'


Author: Robert Brault
'Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.'


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
'Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.'


Author: Virginia Woolf
'Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'Justice is truth in action.'


Author: Henry Rollins
'As long as I tell the truth I feel that nobody can touch me.'


Author: Giacomo Casanova
'I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.'


Author: Michel de Montaigne
'I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'What is earnest is not always true on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth.'


Author: Horace
'It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.'


Author: George Eliot
'Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.'


Author: George Eliot
'Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.'


Author: Ellen DeGeneres
'Find out who you are and be that person. That's what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.'


Author: Andy Rooney
'A writer's job is to tell the truth.'


Author: Donald Trump
'Obama has no solutions. Obama has failed the country and its great citizens, and they don't like it when somebody such as myself speaks the truth about this - it hurts too much.'


Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
'Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.'


Author: Lord Byron
'Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?'


Author: Samuel Butler
'For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.'


Author: Lewis Mumford
'A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.'


Author: Lord Byron
'But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.'


Author: Pedro Calderon de la Barca
'But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth's sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'Truth is a good dog but always beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out.'


Author: Lord Byron
'For truth is always strange stranger than fiction.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.'


Author: George Santayana
'The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out of it.'


Author: Lewis Carroll
'Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.'


Author: James Madison
'It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.'


Author: William Butler Yeats
'You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.'


Author: H. P. Lovecraft
'To the scientist there is the joy in pursuing truth which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth.'


Author: Adlai E. Stevenson
'If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.'


Author: Bill Hicks
'I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit.'


Author: Jane Austen
'Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.'


Author: Morihei Ueshiba
'All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you. Life itself is truth, and this will never change. Everything in heaven and earth breathes. Breath is the thread that ties creation together.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so much falsehood in the world.'


Author: Reinhold Niebuhr
'I think there ought to be a club in which preachers and journalists could come together and have the sentimentalism of the one matched with the cynicism of the other. That ought to bring them pretty close to the truth.'


Author: William Butler Yeats
'Man can embody truth but he cannot know it.'


Author: Alanis Morissette
'A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.'


Author: Andre Gide
'Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.'


Author: George Canning
'I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'Science is but an image of the truth.'


Author: Lady Gaga
'What I've discovered is that in art, as in music, there's a lot of truth-and then there's a lie. The artist is essentially creating his work to make this lie a truth, but he slides it in amongst all the others. The tiny little lie is the moment I live for'


Author: Emily Dickinson
'Tell the truth, but tell it slant.'


Author: Kris Kristofferson
'Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.'


Author: Joseph Addison
'A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.'


Author: John Ruskin
'There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.'


Author: P. J. O'Rourke
'People will tell you anything but what they do is always the truth.'


Author: Jules Verne
'Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.'


Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
'It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them. For it is these that he really and completely understands. To read the thoughts of others is like taking the remains of someone else's meal, like putting on the discarded clothe'


Author: John Ruskin
'It seems a fantastic paradox, but it is nevertheless a most important truth, that no architecture can be truly noble which is not imperfect.'


Author: Anatole France
'The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything.'


Author: Nikolai Berdyaev
'There is a tragic clash between Truth and the world. Pure undistorted truth burns up the world.'


Author: Henry Louis Gates
'The thing about black history is that the truth is so much more complex than anything you could make up.'


Author: Clarence Darrow
'Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.'


Author: Thomas Aquinas
'The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.'


Author: William Butler Yeats
'I think it better that in times like these a poet's mouth be silent, for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right.'


Author: Peter Abelard
'The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.'


Author: Simone de Beauvoir
'Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth.'


Author: Simone Weil
'The only way into truth is through one's own annihilation through dwelling a long time in a state of extreme and total humiliation.'


Author: Rush Limbaugh
'The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that.'


Author: James Madison
'The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.'


Author: Harry S. Truman
'Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.'


Author: George Harrison
'We were talking about the space between us all and the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion. Never glimpse the truth - then it's far too late when they pass away.'


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
'I tell you in truth: all men are Prophets or else God does not exist.'


Author: Andre Gide
'The color of truth is gray.'


Author: Barbara Kingsolver
'Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin.'


Author: Friedrich Durrenmatt
'Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'What is truth? said jesting Pilate and would not stay for an answer.'


Author: William Tecumseh Sherman
'I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are.'


Author: Amber Frey
'When you're caught up in the storm or, you know, just the turmoil of everything that there is another side and you do get through it. And you know, just standing by the truth and doing the right thing.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'In order that all men may be taught to speak the truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'All truth is not to be told at all times.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest she should catch a cold on overexposure.'


Author: Peter Abelard
'It is by doubting that we come to investigate, and by investigating that we recognize the truth.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.'


Author: Abraham Maslow
'Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.'


Author: Elie Wiesel
'Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.'


Author: James A. Baldwin
'Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth, and the root function of language is to control the universe by describing it.'


Author: Stephen Fry
'I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.'


Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
'Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.'


Author: Lord Byron
'Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.'


Author: Sidney Poitier
'I know how easy it is for one to stay well within moral, ethical, and legal bounds through the skillful use of words - and to thereby spin, sidestep, circumvent, or bend a truth completely out of shape. To that extent, we are all liars on numerous occasio'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too strong a light. The torch of Truth shows much that we cannot, and all that we would not, see.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. Martyrdom is the test.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.'


Author: Sojourner Truth
'Truth is powerful and it prevails.'


Author: David Bowie
'The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.'


Author: Gustave Flaubert
'There is no truth. There is only perception.'


Author: Albert Barnes
'It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God.'


Author: T. E. Lawrence
'I've been & am absurdly over-estimated. There are no supermen & I'm quite ordinary, & will say so whatever the artistic results. In that point I'm one of the few people who tell the truth about myself.'


Author: Simone de Beauvoir
'Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.'


Author: Umberto Eco
'But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.'


Author: Quentin Tarantino
'A writer should have this little voice inside of you saying, Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here.'


Author: Niels Bohr
'Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false the opposite of a great truth is also '


Author: Marcel Proust
'We must never be afraid to go too far, for truth lies beyond.'


Author: William Hazlitt
'There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we profess to entertain for our firends. It is little better than a piece of quackery. The truth is, we think of them as we please, that is, as they please or displease us.'


Author: Simone Weil
'Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.'


Author: Molly Ivins
'I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth.'


Author: Carl Bernstein
'The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.'


Author: Horace
'We are free to yield to truth.'


Author: Jean de La Fontaine
'Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.'


Author: John Locke
'It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.'


Author: James Madison
'Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.'


Author: Michel de Montaigne
'I put forward formless and unresolved notions, as do those who publish doubtful questions to debate in the schools, not to establish the truth but to seek it.'


Author: Thomas Huxley
'Freedom and order are not incompatible... truth is strength... free discussion is the very life of truth.'


Author: Aesop
'Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.'


Author: William Hazlitt
'An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence a vain man, in order that it may.'


Author: Hypatia
'In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth - often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable.'


Author: Bette Davis
'There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.'


Author: Eric Hoffer
'When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.'


Author: George Santayana
'It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to be a master in the truth, because a false philosophy can be made as simple and consistent as one pleases.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side.'


Author: Busta Rhymes
'Hip-hop reflects the truth, and the problem is that hip-hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society tries to conceal. It's a platform where we could offer information, but it's also an escape.'


Author: Mason Cooley
'Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge.'


Author: Bela Lugosi
'I guess I'm pretty much of a lone wolf. I don't say I don't like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds.'


Author: Virginia Woolf
'It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.'


Author: Flannery O'Connor
'The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.'


Author: James Allen
'The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings brought to the surface and made known, but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.'


Author: Sophocles
'It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.'


Author: E. M. Forster
'One is certain of nothing but the truth of one's own emotions.'


Author: George Santayana
'The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.'


Author: Sara Teasdale
'When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth.'


Author: Ken Kesey
'The truth doesn't have to do with cruelty, the truth has to do with mercy.'


Author: Marco Rubio
'You cannot do anything without God.It's a profound and elemental truth. Not, you cannot do most things without God. You will not be able to do anything that you want, truly, in fulfillment, without God.'


Author: Thomas Huxley
'All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.'


Author: Thomas Huxley
'Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth.'


Author: Victor Borge
'Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.'


Author: E. O. Wilson
'If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.'


Author: Aeschylus
'The words of truth are simple.'


Author: Henry Miller
'What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it?'


Author: Henry Miller
'The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.'


Author: John Burroughs
'Some scenes you juggle two balls, some scenes you juggle three balls, some scenes you can juggle five balls. The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101. Then you start putting layers on top of that.'


Author: Oliver Tambo
'Using the power you derive from the discovery of the truth about racism in South Africa, you will help us to remake our part of the world into a corner of the globe on which all - of which all of humanity can be proud.'


Author: Ramakrishna
'The world is indeed a mixture of truth and make-believe. Discard the make-believe and take the truth.'


Author: W. Somerset Maugham
'You know what the critics are. If you tell the truth they only say you're cynical and it does an author no good to get a reputation for cynicism.'


Author: Franklin P. Adams
'Too much truth is uncouth.'


Author: Dave Barry
'The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs.'


Author: John Keats
'What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.'


Author: Thomas Huxley
'Science has fulfilled her function when she has ascertained and enunciated truth.'


Author: Thomas Huxley
'The more rapidly truth is spread among mankind the better it will be for them. Only let us be sure that it is the truth.'


Author: Thomas Huxley
'Ecclesiasticism in science is only unfaithfulness to truth.'


Author: William Hague
'Let's not be afraid to speak the common sense truth: you can't have high standards without good discipline.'


Author: Alfred Adler
'A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.'


Author: Lily Tomlin
'The best mind-altering drug is the truth.'


Author: John Shelby Spong
'All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.'


Author: Ansel Adams
'Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.'


Author: David Herbert Lawrence
'Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogistic truth. The absurdity may turn out truer.'


Author: W. Somerset Maugham
'Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.'


Author: George Saunders
'Fiction is a kind of compassion-generating machine that saves us from sloth. Is life kind or cruel? Yes, Literature answers. Are people good or bad? You bet, says Literature. But unlike other systems of knowing, Literature declines to eradicate one truth '


Author: Umberto Eco
'I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.'


Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
'There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.'


Author: Josh Billings
'As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.'


Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
'When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.'


Author: Virginia Woolf
'Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say.'


Author: Charles Caleb Colton
'The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.'


Author: Javier Bardem
'We live in a world of denial, and we don't know what the truth is anymore.'


Author: Andre Maurois
'There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.'


Author: James Madison
'If we are to take for the criterion of truth the majority of suffrages, they ought to be gotten from those philosophic and patriotic citizens who cultivate their reason.'


Author: Giordano Bruno
'It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.'


Author: June Jordan
'To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that's political, in its most profound way.'


Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
'Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.'


Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
'It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.'


Author: Saint Patrick
'No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.'


Author: John Bradshaw
'It's essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life's pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.'


Author: Bob Schieffer
'The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.'


Author: Joseph Addison
'The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.'


Author: Laurence J. Peter
'Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.'


Author: Milan Kundera
'To be a writer does not mean to preach a truth, it means to discover a truth.'


Author: Mel Brooks
'Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.'


Author: Jean de la Bruyere
'The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.'


Author: Virginia Woolf
'Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.'


Author: Virginia Woolf
'The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.'


Author: David Herbert Lawrence
'Tragedy is like strong acid - it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.'


Author: Horace Walpole
'Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.'


Author: John Locke
'To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.'


Author: John Locke
'One unerring mark of the love of truth is not entertaining any proposition with greater assurance than the proofs it is built upon will warrant.'


Author: Moliere
'I want to be distinguished from the rest to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me.'


Author: Steve Martin
'I cringe at backstory. Because it never quite explains or gets into some psychological thing that is never quite right and never quite the truth and who knows why someone is some way.'


Author: Louisa May Alcott
'Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.'


Author: Pink
'My dad raised me with some good advice: 'Always tell the truth. Always shoot from the hip. You might not have many friends, but you'll never have enemies, because people will always know where you're coming from.''


Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
'Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.'


Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
'There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.'


Author: Vanessa Kerry
'But one of the things I learned is that when you fight for something you believe in and you tell the truth and you do your best, you can always hold your head up high and no one can take that away from you.'


Author: Mason Cooley
'I read less and less. I have not forgiven books for their failure to tell me the truth and make me happy.'


Author: Ovid
'Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.'


Author: Wole Soyinka
'Power is domination, control, and therefore a very selective form of truth which is a lie.'


Author: Nicolaus Copernicus
'I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.'


Author: Peter Tosh
'To have the truth in your possession you can be found guilty, sentenced to death.'


Author: James Otis
'It is a clear truth that those who every day barter away other men's liberty will soon care little for their own.'


Author: Sophocles
'How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.'


Author: Desiderius Erasmus
'Humility is truth.'


Author: Abu Bakr
'The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.'


Author: Lee Atwater
'My illness has taught me something about the nature of humanity, love, brotherhood and relationships that I never understood, and probably never would have. So, from that standpoint, there is some truth and good in everything.'


Author: Mary Todd Lincoln
'Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just, and the day of triumph will surely come, when justice and truth will be vindicated.'


Author: Theodor Adorno
'Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.'


Author: Franz Kafka
'There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.'


Author: John Locke
'Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.'


Author: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
'Rumi, who is one of the greatest Persian poets, said that the truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth.'


Author: Paul Cezanne
'The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it.'


Author: H. G. Wells
'Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth.'


Author: Simone Weil
'Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it.'


Author: Joseph Joubert
'Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.'


Author: Joseph Joubert
'Justice is the truth in action.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Truth is often the favorite tool of those who deceive.'


Author: Shinichi Suzuki
'What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.'


Author: Robert M. Pirsig
'It is a puzzling thing. The truth knocks on the door and you say, 'Go away, I'm looking for the truth,' and so it goes away. Puzzling.'


Author: Richard M. Nixon
'Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth.'


Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
'Truth is not only violated by falsehood it may be equally outraged by silence.'


Author: Drake
'I'm actually a very honest person, and sometimes I end up like, 'Man, I said too much.' It's hard for me not to tell the truth when you ask me.'


Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
'How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?'


Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
'Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.'


Author: Venus Williams
'I guess rumors are more exciting than the truth.'


Author: Henry A. Wallace
'The American fascists are most easily recognized by their deliberate perversion of truth and fact. Their newspapers and propaganda carefully cultivate every fissure of disunity, every crack in the common front against fascism.'


Author: Virgil
'Veiling truth in mystery.'


Author: Baltasar Gracian
'A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.'


Author: Nicolaus Copernicus
'So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.'


Author: William Osler
'No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition.'


Author: Muhammad Iqbal
'When truth has no burning, then it is philosophy, when it gets burning from the heart, it becomes poetry.'


Author: Anthony de Mello
'It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!'


Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
'A new untruth is better than an old truth.'


Author: Alfred Adler
'The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.'


Author: Joseph Conrad
'The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.'


Author: Tacitus
'Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay falsehood by haste and uncertainty.'


Author: Terry Pratchett
'The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.'


Author: Tom Stoppard
'From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.'


Author: Otto von Bismarck
'When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.'


Author: Graham Greene
'Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.'


Author: Pearl Bailey
'You never find yourself until you face the truth.'


Author: Hypatia
'Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond.'


Author: Leonard Cohen
'In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.'


Author: Charles Caleb Colton
'Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by others.'


Author: Albert Pike
'But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.'


Author: Charles Lamb
'The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.'


Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
'Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.'


Author: John Stuart Mill
'The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes.'


Author: Publilius Syrus
'Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.'


Author: Thomas a Kempis
'Without the way, there is no going without the truth, there is no knowing without the life, there is no living.'


Author: Joseph Conrad
'A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.'


Author: William Penn
'Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its opposers.'


Author: William Penn
'Nothing does reason more right, than the coolness of those that offer it: For Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers.'


Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlege
'A priest is he who lives solely in the realm of the invisible, for whom all that is visible has only the truth of an allegory.'


Author: Marie Curie
'There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.'


Author: Ang Lee
'When I grew up, in Taiwan, the Korean War was seen as a good war, where America protected Asia. It was sort of an extension of World War II. And it was, of course, the peak of the Cold War. People in Taiwan were generally proAmerican. The Korean War made '


Author: Jack White
'A lot of people in the media, and some everyday people, really aren't in search of the truth. They're in search of something worse than that. Money, yeah. I think the media's the kind of a thing where the truth doesn't win, because it's no fun. The truth''


Author: David Herbert Lawrence
'Since obscenity is the truth of our passion today, it is the only stuff of art - or almost the only stuff.'


Author: David Herbert Lawrence
'All vital truth contains the memory of all that for which it is not true.'


Author: Shakira
'I pefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when I will give my heart.'


Author: William Shatner
'But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing that has happened has been my discovery that people who attend the conventions are filled with love.'


Author: Pearl S. Buck
'A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.'


Author: Theodor Adorno
'Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come.'


Author: Theodor Adorno
'A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.'


Author: Donald Rumsfeld
'The price of being close to the President is delivering bad news. You fail him if you don't tell him the truth. Others won't do it.'


Author: Phil McGraw
'We all have a social mask, right? We put it on, we go out, put our best foot forward, our best image. But behind that social mask is a personal truth, what we really, really believe about who we are and what we're capable of.'


Author: Anne Lamott
'The first holy truth in God 101 is that men and women of true faith have always had to accept the mystery of God's identity and love and ways. I hate that, but it's the truth.'


Author: John Stuart Mill
'Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.'


Author: Miguel de Cervantes
'Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water.'


Author: Clarence Darrow
'The pursuit of truth will set you free even if you never catch up with it.'


Author: Desiderius Erasmus
'Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.'


Author: Katy Perry
'I'll continue to try and balance like a circus act. And I will just fight to always tell the truth. Even if it's difficult.'


Author: Susan Sontag
'The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie.'


Author: Horace Mann
'If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.'


Author: Horace Mann
'Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise.'


Author: Christopher Hitchens
'Even if I accepted that Jesus - like almost every other prophet on record - was born of a virgin, I cannot think that this proves the divinity of his father or the truth of his teachings. The same would be true if I accepted that he had been resurrected.'


Author: Malcolm X
'Truth is on the side of the oppressed.'


Author: Walter Scott
'A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.'


Author: Vivien Leigh
'Sometimes I dread the truth of the lines I say. But the dread must never show.'


Author: William Cowper
'They whom truth and wisdom lead, can gather honey from a weed.'


Author: R. Buckminster Fuller
'Truth is a tendency.'


Author: Mencius
'Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous.'


Author: Al Gore
'While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.'


Author: Walter Cronkite
'In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.'


Author: Albert Pike
'The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold.'


Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
'Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light every eye, looking on, finds its own.'


Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
'Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.'


Author: Anne Lamott
'Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you.'


Author: Graham Greene
'The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.'


Author: Jerry Seinfeld
'The truth is, I had always wanted to be a comedian, but I really didn't have that kind of personality, and it's a terrifying thing to say.'


Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
'Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.'


Author: Jean-Luc Godard
'Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.'


Author: Maimonides
'You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.'


Author: Robert Anton Wilson
'Most people live in a myth and grow violently angry if anyone dares to tell them the truth about themselves.'


Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
'Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.'


Author: John le Carre
'Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the dig'


Author: Friedrich Schiller
'It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.'


Author: Pat Robertson
'The truth is, the secular world isn't too enamored with Jesus. And they're not too enamored with someone who is leading people to Jesus. So if you're out there talking about people's sins, and you're talking about righteousness, you will get pushback. Jes'


Author: Jorge Luis Borges
'The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.'


Author: Albert Pike
'Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.'


Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
'One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.'


Author: Jean de la Bruyere
'Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.'


Author: Wallace Stevens
'Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.'


Author: Herman Melville
'Truth is the silliest thing under the sun. Try to get a living by the Truth and go to the Soup Societies. Heavens! Let any clergyman try to preach the Truth from its very stronghold, the pulpit, and they would ride him out of his church on his own pulpit '


Author: Herman Melville
'Truth uncompromisingly told will always have its ragged edges.'


Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
'When one is frightened of the truth then it is never the whole truth that one has an inkling of.'


Author: Louisa May Alcott
'Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.'


Author: Pliny the Elder
'Truth comes out in wine.'


Author: Barbra Streisand
'I can take any truth just don't lie to me.'


Author: Franz Kafka
'Not everyone can see the truth, but he can be it.'


Author: Umberto Eco
'Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.'


Author: Dick Clark
'Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?'


Author: Johann Lamont
'Telling the truth, and confronting the challenge, is what politics is about.'


Author: Noah Webster
'The Bible must be considered as the great source of all the truth by which men are to be guided in government as well as in all social transactions.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves.'


Author: Auguste Rodin
'To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth.'


Author: Jimmy Carter
'I don't want to tell President Obama how to make a speech. He's a much better speech maker than I am. But I think always to tell the truth in a sometimes blatant way, even though it might be temporarily unpopular, is the best approach.'


Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
'Alas! they had been friends in youth but whispering tongues can poison truth.'


Author: John Updike
'Truth should not be forced it should simply manifest itself, like a woman who has in her privacy reflected and coolly decided to bestow herself upon a certain man.'


Author: Miguel de Cervantes
'Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water.'


Author: Marie de France
'For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.'


Author: Herman Melville
'Truth is in things, and not in words.'


Author: Lord Chesterfield
'Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.'


Author: Newt Gingrich
'The secular elites are so terrified of telling the truth about radical Islam. When you talk about the radical Islamists, we have got to get straight and get serious and talk about it in the right way.'


Author: Norman Schwarzkopf
'The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.'


Author: Sarah Silverman
'It shows the truth - that the real meaning of a word is only as powerful or harmless as the emotion behind it.'


Author: Samuel Goldwyn
'I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.'


Author: Samuel Goldwyn
'I want everyone to tell me the truth, even if it costs him his job.'


Author: Hiram Johnson
'The first casualty when war comes is truth.'


Author: Yukio Mishima
'By means of microscopic observation and astronomical projection the lotus flower can become the foundation for an entire theory of the universe and an agent whereby we may perceive Truth.'


Author: Alija Izetbegovic
'I believe that the people, instead of pretty lies, should be told the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. What can we do, destiny hasn't been kind to us but, with the help of God, we will prevail.'


Author: Will Durant
'Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent.'


Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
'An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.'


Author: Michael Moore
'Listen friends, you have to face the truth: You are never going to be rich... The system is rigged in favor of the few, and your name is not among them, not now and not ever.'


Author: George Herbert
'Be calm in arguing for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.'


Author: Larry David
'If you tell the truth about how you're feeling, it becomes funny.'


Author: Jeremy Bentham
'The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.'


Author: William Temple
'The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit.'


Author: John Cleese
'If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth.'


Author: B. C. Forbes
'The truth doesn't hurt unless it ought to.'


Author: Richard Roeper
'The truth is that our way of celebrating the Christmas season does spring from myriad cultures and sources, from St. Nicholas to Coca-Cola advertising campaigns.'


Author: Umberto Eco
'Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.'


Author: Emile M. Cioran
'The fear of being deceived is the vulgar version of the quest for Truth.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Our understanding of the world around us is constantly being redefined and expanded, and so therefore, it is wiser to be passionate about seeking for truth than knowing it.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'There is little more powerful than when truth joins action.'


Author: Edmond de Goncourt
'The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.'


Author: Mary J. Blige
'You can hate me. You can go out there and say anything you want about me, But you will love me later because I told you the truth.'


Author: Robert M. Pirsig
'The truth knocks on the door and you say, go away, I'm looking for the truth, and it goes away. Puzzling.'


Author: Jane Goodall
'Words can be said in bitterness and anger, and often there seems to be an element of truth in the nastiness. And words don't go away, they just echo around.'


Author: Georges Bataille
'A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.'


Author: Arthur Balfour
'It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.'


Author: Wole Soyinka
'Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.'


Author: Tom Hiddleston
'Our job is to represent the truth of human nature, whether you're playing a tender love story that's set in a coffee shop or whether you're in 'The Avengers,' which is set in a Manhattan which is exploding.'


Author: Kelly Miller
'I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy.'


Author: Brigham Young
'Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.'


Author: Robert J. Ringer
'People say they love truth, but in reality they want to believe that which they love is true.'


Author: Billy Corgan
'Somewhere between the intellectual idea of why we're attracted to certain things and the pragmatic reality is some form of ever-evolving truth.'


Author: Kevin O'Leary
'I want to go to bed richer than when I woke up. The pursuit of wealth is a wonderful thing, but the thing is you have to be honest about it, you have to tell the truth.'


Author: Newt Gingrich
'The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country.'


Author: Jonathan Frid
'To me, horror is when I see somebody lying. I mean a person I know. A friend. And he's telling me something that I accept. And then suddenly, as he or she is telling it, there's something that gives them away. They're not telling me the truth.'


Author: Neal Boortz
'Wallow too much in sensitivity and you can't deal with life, or the truth.'


Author: Glenn Beck
'People should be free, people should be unencumbered by regulation as much as possible, that big government always goes corrupt and the truth shall always set you free.'


Author: Robert Menzies
'It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness.'


Author: David Hume
'Truth springs from argument amongst friends.'


Author: Marquis de Sade
'Truth titillates the imagination far less than fiction.'


Author: Billy Wilder
'If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you.'


Author: Peace Pilgrim
'This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.'


Author: Hu Shih
'Only when we realize that there is no eternal, unchanging truth or absolute truth can we arouse in ourselves a sense of intellectual responsibility.'


Author: Martin Scorsese
'Death comes in a flash, and that's the truth of it, the person's gone in less than 24 frames of film.'


Author: Mary Baker Eddy
'Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.'


Author: Tiger Woods
'I always come from truth.'


Author: Jean Cocteau
'I am a lie who always speaks the truth.'


Author: Brian Eno
'I hate talking about music, to tell you the truth.'


Author: Frances Wright
'If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all things, according to evidence, we should do more wisely to sit down contented in ignorance, than to bestir ourselves only to reap'


Author: David Mamet
'Always tell the truth - it's the easiest thing to remember.'


Author: Peter Ustinov
'The truth is an ambition which is beyond us.'


Author: Peter Ustinov
'The truth is really an ambition which is beyond us.'


Author: Madeleine L'Engle
'Because you're not what I would have you be, I blind myself to who, in truth, you are.'


Author: King Hussein I
'God help us from those who believe that they are the sole possessors of truth. How we manage at times to agree willingly to become prisoners within our own minds and souls of beliefs and ideas on which we can never be flexible.'


Author: Jean Claude Van Damme
'Because no matter what you say in life, the truth will always be the truth. You know when someone is telling the truth, you look in the eyes. I have a tendency to believe people.'


Author: A. N. Wilson
'Of all liars the most arrogant are biographers: those who would have us believe, having surveyed a few boxes full of letters, diaries, bank statements and photographs, that they can play at the recording angel and tell the whole truth about another human '


Author: Hermann Hesse
'The truth is lived, not taught.'


Author: Brad Pitt
'I'm one of those people you hate because of genetics. It is the truth.'


Author: Novalis
'To become properly acquainted with a truth, we must first have disbelieved it, and disputed against it.'


Author: Sid Caesar
'Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.'


Author: John Dryden
'For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs only to be seen.'


Author: David Hume
'Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity.'


Author: Antonio Gramsci
'To tell the truth is revolutionary.'


Author: Martha Beck
'No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.'


Author: Roger Bacon
'Argument is conclusive, but it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth, unless it finds it by the method of experiment.'


Author: Donald Cargill
'I have followed holiness, I have taught truth, and I have been most in the main things not that I thought the things concerning our times little, but that I thought none could do anything to purpose in God's great and public matters, till they were right '


Author: Katherine Mansfield
'Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.'


Author: Jawaharlal Nehru
'Let us be a little humble let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us.'


Author: Alice Miller
'I was not out to paint beautiful pictures even painting good pictures was not important to me. I wanted only to help the truth burst forth.'


Author: Alfred Adler
'Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.'


Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
'Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd it must be communicated by contagion.'


Author: Harlan Howard
'Country music is three chords and the truth.'


Author: Edwin Louis Cole
'Truth cannot be defeated.'


Author: Ramakrishna
'One must be very particular about telling the truth. Through truth one can realize God.'


Author: Jean Cocteau
'The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.'


Author: Denis Diderot
'Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.'


Author: Willie Nelson
'Three chords and the truth - that's what a country song is.'


Author: Sharon Stone
'It's my experience that you really can't lose when you try the truth.'


Author: Brittany Murphy
'I take work very seriously and telling the truth in my job and professionalism.'


Author: Ice Cube
'Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide.'


Author: Vincent D'Onofrio
'The search for the truth is not for the faint hearted.'


Author: Natalie Goldberg
'Never underestimate people. They do desire the cut of truth.'


Author: Alain Badiou
'Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests.'


Author: Bodhidharma
'The Dharma is the truth that all natures are pure.'


Author: Audre Lorde
'I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.'


Author: Miriam Makeba
'Everybody now admits that apartheid was wrong, and all I did was tell the people who wanted to know where I come from how we lived in South Africa. I just told the world the truth. And if my truth then becomes political, I can't do anything about that.'


Author: Louis Kahn
'Architecture is the reaching out for the truth.'


Author: Michael Landon
'I believe in God, family, truth between people, the power of love.'


Author: Henry Louis Gates
'The sad truth is that the civil rights movement cannot be reborn until we identify the causes of black suffering, some of them self-inflicted. Why can't black leaders organize rallies around responsible sexuality, birth within marriage, parents reading to'


Author: Barry White
'I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.'


Author: Kim Il-sung
'The oppressed peoples can liberate themselves only through struggle. This is a simple and clear truth confirmed by history.'


Author: Barry White
'When I saw corruption, I was forced to find truth on my own. I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.'


Author: Camillo di Cavour
'I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I tell them the truth and they never believe me.'


Author: Swami Sivananda
'Do not love leisure. Waste not a minute. Be bold. Realize the Truth, here and now!'


Author: Adlai Stevenson
'I will make a bargain with the Republicans. If they will stop telling lies about Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.'


Author: Pat Robertson
'I'm a person that just likes to speak the truth, and I don't understand why in America it's such a big deal that we won't read the Koran and we won't look at history.'


Author: James Broughton
'Some artists shrink from self-awareness, fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and even their desire to create. The truth of the matter is quite opposite.'


Author: Jonathan Davis
'Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!'


Author: June Jordan
'Poetry is a political act because it involves telling the truth.'


Author: Tertullian
'Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy.'


Author: Jesse Ventura
'There are lots of people out there who think they know the truth about God and religion, but does anybody really know for sure? That's why the founding fathers built freedom of religious belief into the structure of this nation, so that everybody could ma'


Author: June Jordan
'In the process of telling the truth about what you feel or what you see, each of us has to get in touch with himself or herself in a really deep, serious way.'


Author: Martha Gellhorn
'Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit.'


Author: NeNe Leakes
'Let me get you to understand I don't bully anybody. I stand up for what I believe in and I'm very honest and I always tell the truth. I'm not a liar, I'm not manipulative and I don't stab you in your back because I will stab you in your chest.'


Author: Mike Krzyzewski
'The truth is that many people set rules to keep from making decisions.'


Author: Randy Neugebauer
'The Pledge of Allegiance reflects the truth that faith in God has played a significant role in America since the days of the founding of our country.'


Author: Tony Blair
'Every so often, I feel I should graduate to classical music, properly. But the truth is, I'm more likely to listen to rock music.'


Author: Louis Farrakhan
'Not that I regret saying what I believed to be the truth, but I regret anything that I might have written or spoken that could have been used in a way to help to foster that atmosphere out of which came the loss of life of Brother Malcolm.'


Author: Harold Evans
'Attempting to get at truth means rejecting stereotypes and cliches.'


Author: Teena Marie
'OK, so truth hurts - but what else does truth do?'


Author: Walter Martin
'A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth.'


Author: Kenneth Starr
'There is no excuse for perjury - never, never, never. There is truth, and the truth demands respect.'


Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
'Truth is exact correspondence with reality.'


Author: Josefina Vazquez Mota
'There are two ways of lying. One, not telling the truth and the other, making up statistics.'


Author: Jose Ramos-Horta
'The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to pr'


Author: Pindar
'Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.'


Author: Benito Mussolini
'The truth is that men are tired of liberty.'


Author: John Jay Chapman
'Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same - hardihood. Give them raw truth.'


Author: George Bancroft
'Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.'


Author: Gaston Bachelard
'There is no original truth, only original error.'


Author: Stephen Colbert
'In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, 'Keep your facts, I'm going with the truth.''


Author: Julie Burchill
'The truth of the matter is, beauty is a specific thing, rare and fleeting. Some of us have it in our teens, 20s and 30s and then lose it most of us have it not at all. And that's perfectly okay. But lying to yourself that you have it when you don't seems '


Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
'We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.'


Author: Andre Malraux
'Then I despair... I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think of it always.'


Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
'The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood.'


Author: Daisaku Ikeda
'It is only through such real-life daily struggles and challenges that a genuine sensitivity to human rights can be inculcated. This is a truth that is not limited to school education: it applies to all of us.'


Author: Henry James
'Ideas are, in truth, force.'


Author: Sloane Crosley
'The truth is, I wrote a novel when I was 23. It's hideously bad. Truly rotten.'


Author: James Thurber
'Man has gone long enough, or even too long, without being man enough to face the simple truth that the trouble with man is man.'


Author: Sloane Crosley
'It's funny. People often compare me to other humor essayists. They're usually quite nice comparisons I will accept those gladly. But I am always sort of appalled at the idea of being lumped with other, more chick-y female writers. And the truth is probabl'


Author: Suze Orman
'In order to create lasting security you must learn to stand in your truth.'


Author: Adolf Loos
'Be truthful, nature only sides with truth.'


Author: Vernon Howard
'Truth is not a matter of personal viewpoint.'


Author: Ricky Martin
'These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within and that this kind of truth gives me the power to conquer emotions I didn't even know existed.'


Author: Keanu Reeves
'The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew's cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo's choice to know the truth. It's a beautiful, '


Author: A. Philip Randolph
'In every truth, the beneficiaries of a system cannot be expected to destroy it.'


Author: Aneurin Bevan
'This is my truth, tell me yours.'


Author: Susan Orlean
'I wish I had coined the phrase 'tyranny of choice,' but someone beat me to it. The counterintuitive truth is that have an abundance of options does not make you feel privileged and indulged too many options make you feel like all of them are wrong, and th'


Author: David Duchovny
'Every day I try to do breathing exercises, meditation, and yoga. These things sound awfully cliche, but they help me slow down and try to point to a truth.'


Author: Ang Lee
'The source of all the material comes from nothingness, illusion is working more on things you can prove. That's the principle, the essence of life, it is actually an illusion, not immaterial. That's worth pursuing. So illusion is not nothing. In a way, th'


Author: Thom Yorke
'I think no artist can claim to have any access to the truth, or an authentic version of an event. But obviously they have slightly better means at their disposal because they have their art to energize whatever it is they're trying to write about. They ha'


Author: William Bernbach
'The most powerful element in advertising is the truth.'


Author: Ludwig Borne
'Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.'


Author: Fernando Flores
'I never told a victim story about my imprisonment. Instead, I told a transformation story - about how prison changed my outlook, about how I saw that communication, truth, and trust are at the heart of power.'


Author: Joan of Arc
'Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth.'


Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
'Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.'


Author: Henry Louis Gates
'The sad truth is that without complex business partnerships between African elites and European traders and commercial agents, the slave trade to the New World would have been impossible, at least on the scale it occurred.'


Author: Sun Myung Moon
'The day will come, however, when they will truly know the Unification Church and me. The day will come when the truth will be known and the message of love will be taught. On that day, their regret will be deep.'


Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
'He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.'


Author: Hugh Walpole
'In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last.'


Author: Beth Ditto
'Reclaiming the word 'fat' was the most empowering step in my progress. I stopped using it for insult or degradation and instead replaced it with truth, because the truth is that I am fat, and that's ok. So now when someone calls me fat, I agree, whereas b'


Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
'Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.'


Author: James Otis
'I pray God I may never be brought to the melancholy trial but, if ever I should, it will then be known how far I can reduce to practice principles which I know to be founded in truth.'


Author: Beth Ditto
'Girls are taught to sing high and pretty, like Antony, not low and from the guts like Nina Simone. But we're slowly trying to change that. There are so many things we're not told growing up, and it's our true feminist responsibility to take the truth to t'


Author: Sonia Johnson
'A friend said to me, 'Be glad for your troubles - they strengthen you.' Well, if that's the truth, I'm going to be so strong they'll have to beat me to death!'


Author: Dag Hammarskjold
'The Assembly has witnessed over the last weeks how historical truth is established once an allegation has been repeated a few times, it is no longer an allegation, it is an established fact, even if no evidence has been brought out in order to support it.'


Author: William Osler
'In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken portions.'


Author: William Osler
'There are, in truth, no specialties in medicine, since to know fully many of the most important diseases a man must be familiar with their manifestations in many organs.'


Author: Kevin O'Leary
'I'm not a tough guy. I'm just delivering the truth and only the truth and if you can't deal with it, too bad.'


Author: Emma Thompson
'One is a child when one has a child. No one says, 'You will never be the same again.' Which is the truth! And we're all supposed to be happy all the time. What is that about?'


Author: William Lloyd Garrison
'I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard.'


Author: Robert De Niro
'I think Hollywood has a class system. The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they're running the asylum.'


Author: Nigel Kneale
'All stories should have some honesty and truth in them, otherwise you're just playing about.'


Author: Daniel Craig
'The genuine truth, and I do think about this a lot, is that I'm one of the least competitive people you'll ever meet. Except with myself.'


Author: Elizabeth Kenny
'Some minds remain open long enough for the truth not only to enter but to pass on through by way of a ready exit without pausing anywhere along the route.'


Author: Daniel Craig
'I know what I like in other actors: truth. That's the best. It makes you say, 'OK, I'll go with you on this.''


Author: Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
'The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn't really a liar after all. He simply can't control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy.'


Author: William Tyndale
'I perceived how that it was impossible to establish the lay people in any truth except the Scripture were plainly laid before their eyes in their mother tongue.'


Author: David Petraeus
'People often ask, why aren't you reading about what it is you're working on right now? And the truth is, you only get three pages a night before your eyelids close.'


Author: Igor Stravinsky
'I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity.'


Author: Daniel Webster
'There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.'


Author: Nate Silver
'A lot of journalism wants to have what they call objectivity without them having a commitment to pursuing the truth, but that doesn't work. Objectivity requires belief in and a commitment toward pursuing the truth - having an object outside of our persona'


Author: Daniel Craig
'The truth is, I don't have any problem with journalists - I count some of them as friends - also some of my heroes are journalists, I'm a big fan of Robert Fisk - great people or crazy people who are prepared to stand up for what's right.'


Author: Luke Scott
'I am not politically correct. I am all about the facts, I am all about the truth and I am all about Godly pursuits and what this country was built on, and I am not apologetic about it.'


Author: Alan Cohen
'Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good.'


Author: Shirley MacLaine
'Remember, I come from such an excessively overdone, red-carpet place called Hollywood. So I'm used to people blowing up their success in ways that are far above and beyond the truth.'


Author: Edith Stein
'My longing for truth was a single prayer.'


Author: Bayard Rustin
'To be afraid is to behave as if the truth were not true.'


Author: Walter Benjamin
'The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.'


Author: Philip James Bailey
'Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.'


Author: Joseph Conrad
'Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.'


Author: Joseph Conrad
'Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.'


Author: Abdolkarim Soroush
'Establishing an equilibrium between the Islam of truth and Islam as an identity is one of the most difficult tasks of religious intellectuals.'


Author: Max Planck
'A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.'


Author: Michael Kinsley
'A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth.'


Author: Miguel de Cervantes
'Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.'


Author: Chris Christie
'Mom spent the time that she was supposed to be a kid actully raising children, her younger brother and younger sister. She was tough as nails and did not suffer fools at all. And the truth was she could not afford to. She spoke the truth, bluntly, directl'


Author: Karl Kraus
'If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.'


Author: Sarah Bernhardt
'The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.'


Author: Joe Biden
'A gaffe in Washington is someone telling the truth, and telling the truth has never hurt me.'


Author: Henri Matisse
'Exactitude is not truth.'


Author: Barbara Kingsolver
'Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier.'


Author: Scott Ritter
'I'm someone who believes the truth needs to be heard. And if I'm empowered with the truth, I'm not going to shut up.'


Author: Johann Arndt
'This truth is a remedy against spiritual pride, namely, that none should account himself better before God than others, though perhaps adorned with greater gifts, and endowments.'


Author: Oliver North
'I came here to tell you the truth, the good, the bad and the ugly.'


Author: Martin Heidegger
'Language is the house of the truth of Being.'


Author: Doris Lessing
'I don't know much about creative writing programs. But they're not telling the truth if they don't teach, one, that writing is hard work, and, two, that you have to give up a great deal of life, your personal life, to be a writer.'


Author: Franz Marc
'Art is nothing but the expression of our dream the more we surrender to it the closer we get to the inner truth of things, our dream-life, the true life that scorns questions and does not see them.'


Author: Doris Lessing
'It is terrible to destroy a person's picture of himself in the interests of truth or some other abstraction.'


Author: Joseph Barber Lightfoot
'Eternal truth, eternal righteousness, eternal love these only can triumph, for these only can endure.'


Author: Frank Herbert
'To attempt seeing Truth without knowing Falsehood. It is the attempt to see the Light without knowing the Darkness. It cannot be.'


Author: David Duchovny
'People always love and respect characters who speak the truth, even if the truth hurts.'


Author: Regis Philbin
'I've worked for 55 years. I'm going to take a little time off, to tell you the truth. It's just that now in the last couple of weeks, Gelman is pouring it on. 'Farewell to Regis!' It's getting embarrassing.'


Author: David Icke
'A gift of truth is the gift of love.'


Author: Edward de Bono
'Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it.'


Author: Giordano Bruno
'Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.'


Author: John le Carre
'If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.'


Author: Charlie Kaufman
'I'm interested in trying to explore what I think is the truth at a given time in my life, and part of the process of being honest is - in my mind - talking about the idea that you're watching a movie. You're sitting here watching a movie. And I like that.'


Author: Stella Adler
'The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.'


Author: Tracey Emin
'What is truth? Truth doesn't really exist. Who is going to judge whether my experience of an incident is more valid than yours? No one can be trusted to be the judge of that.'


Author: Thomas Mann
'A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth.'


Author: Laura Schlessinger
'Well, the truth is that a lot of people lie about their health, they lie about the finances, they lie about things at work, they lie about things.'


Author: Ludwig Borne
'Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.'


Author: Mary Astell
'The design of Rhetoric is to remove those Prejudices that lie in the way of Truth, to Reduce the Passions to the Government of Reasons to place our Subject in a Right Light, and excite our Hearers to a due consideration of it.'


Author: Graham Greene
'A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.'


Author: Francois Rabelais
'Tell the truth and shame the devil.'


Author: Xenophanes
'No human being will ever know the Truth, for even if they happen to say it by chance, they would not even known they had done so.'


Author: Laura Linney
'Comedy is a way to make sense of chaos. It's a way of dealing with things that are overwhelming, that threaten you it's a way to survive and get closer to the truth.'


Author: Ida Tarbell
'There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.'


Author: Louis Aragon
'Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.'


Author: Elayne Boosler
'I've thought for the last decade or so, the only actual place raw truth was seeping through in newspapers was on the Comics Pages. They were able to pull off intelligent social comment, pure truths not found elsewhere in the news pages, and had the abilit'


Author: Margaret Fuller
'Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.'


Author: Dennis Prager
'Whatever feminists may say about their only advocating choices, everyone knows the truth: Feminism regards work outside the home as more elevating, honorable, and personally productive than full-time mothering and making a home.'


Author: Kevin Rudd
'The Apology opened the opportunity for a new relationship based on mutual respect and mutual responsibility between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australia. Because without mutual respect and mutual responsibility, the truth is we can achieve very little.'


Author: Edwin Louis Cole
'Truth is life's most precious commodity.'


Author: Charles Pierce
'There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.'


Author: Kinky Friedman
'I never apologize for the truth. And the truth here is that racists come in many different colors.'


Author: Alan Dershowitz
'The defendant wants to hide the truth because he's generally guilty. The defense attorney's job is to make sure the jury does not arrive at that truth.'


Author: V. S. Naipaul
'One must always try to see the truth of a situation - it makes things universal.'


Author: A. N. Wilson
'Truth comes to us mediated by human love.'


Author: Steve Wynn
'The guy keeps making speeches about redistribution and maybe we ought to do something to businesses that don't invest, their holding too much money. We haven't heard that kind of talk except from pure socialists. Everybody's afraid of the government and t'


Author: A. N. Wilson
'I don't think you can tell the objective truth about a person. That's why people write novels.'


Author: Horatio Nelson
'Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ou'


Author: Maureen O'Hara
'There's a terrible truth for many women in the picture business: Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles.'


Author: Brooke Burke
'The truth is, if anyone saw my home life, I'm pretty sure it would look like other families' around the world. There's a lot of juggling to be done.'


Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
'Not truth, but faith, it is that keeps the world alive.'


Author: Michael Tippett
'I am quite certain in my heart of hearts that modern music and modern art is not a conspiracy, but is a form of truth and integrity for those who practise it honestly, decently and with all their being.'


Author: Patrick Kavanagh
'A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.'


Author: Chris Christie
'The truth was you can't continue to spend the kind of money our spending on all these entitlement programs. I think we need more people in public life who are willing to say, no, we can't afford certain things. No, we can't do certain things.'


Author: Joyce Meyer
'Individuals need to be willing to face truth about their attitudes, behaviors, even what we want out of life.'


Author: George McGovern
'The truth is that I oppose the Iraq war, just as I opposed the Vietnam War, because these two conflicts have weakened the U.S. and diminished our standing in the world and our national security.'


Author: George McGovern
'I make one pledge above all others - to seek and speak the truth with all the resources of mind and spirit I command.'


Author: Channing Tatum
'I'm not pretty. The truth is I didn't think I could be a model at all. I was looking at some of the guys on the walls at Irene Marie and I thought to myself 'Jesus Christ. I can't do this. I don't look anything like these guys'.'


Author: David Sedaris
'Also, I used to think that one day I might get someone to iron my shirts, but the truth is I really like doing them myself.'


Author: Jeanette Winterson
'Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't.'


Author: Jack Kemp
'The only thing I can do is tell the truth as I see it and let the chips fall where they may.'


Author: Dylan Moran
'The truth is that I'm constitutionally incapable of doing an ordinary job.'


Author: Jamie Foxx
'I'd like to say I'm R&B's savior. Whether that's the truth or not, I'm definitely going out there with my mic and my shield to declare, 'I am here to save R&B.' I will have the people saying, 'Sir, there is a man at the musical gates saying he is he'


Author: Thomas Becket
'Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered... the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown.'


Author: Pearl S. Buck
'Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then life is dull without it.'


Author: Muhammad Iqbal
'The truth is that the religious and the scientific processes, though involving different methods, are identical in their final aim. Both aim at reaching the most real.'


Author: Barbra Streisand
'The audience is the best judge of anything. They cannot be lied to. Truth brings them closer. A moment that lags - they're gonna cough.'


Author: R. Lee Ermey
'It's been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth.'


Author: Leslie Fiedler
'My assignment is what every writer's assignment is: tell the truth of his own time.'


Author: Annie Leibovitz
'You don't have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth.'


Author: Glenn Beck
'You've got to demand the truth from yourself.'


Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
'The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.'


Author: Anthony Hope
'Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn't it?'


Author: Danica McKellar
'People talk about 'getting rid of the old image', and I guess there's some merit in that. But the truth is that people loved 'The Wonder Years' - I can't turn my back on it.'


Author: Javier Bardem
'My truth - what I believe - is that there are no answers here and, if you are looking for answers, you'd better choose the question carefully.'


Author: Gene Simmons
'It's in the history books, the Holocaust. It's just a phrase. And the truth is it happened yesterday. It happened to my mother. I never met my grandmothers or my grandfathers. They were all wiped up in the gas chambers of Nazi Germany.'


Author: Jeanne Moreau
'Every night I go over what I did in the day, in ethical or moral terms. Have I treated people properly? Did I tell the truth?'


Author: Sargent Shriver
'It is precisely our job as Catholics to speak the truth as plainly and precisely as we can.'


Author: Christopher Fry
'Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly.'


Author: Lewis Thomas
'The most solid piece of scientific truth I know of is that we are profoundly ignorant about nature.'


Author: Bob Kane
'I intend to explode the myths about myself and get down to the real truth about the legend that is Batman.'


Author: Gerald R. Ford
'Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.'


Author: Carly Fiorina
'The GAO just released a report that said 22 percent of federal programs fail to meet their objectives. The truth is we don't know how taxpayer money is spent in Washington, D.C., which is why I think we ought to put every agency budget up on the Internet '


Author: Ron Wyden
'I agree with just about everyone in the reform debate when they say 'If you like what you have, you should be able to keep it.' But the truth is that none of the health reform bills making their way through Congress actually delivers on that promise.'


Author: Carly Fiorina
'The truth is in California you can't build a new manufacturing facility, and businesses are leaving in droves because of bad government policy.'

 

 

 

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