Truth Quotes

~Wonderful Truth Quotes~

"God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose.  Take which you please - you can never have both." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad." Aldous Huxley

"The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths."
William James

"There is no god higher than truth." Mahatma Gandhi

"We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves." Author Unknown

"Truth has very few friends and those few are suicides." Antonio Porchia

"The trouble about man is twofold.  He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple." Rebecca West

"It will never be possible by pure reason to arrive at some absolute truth."
Werner Heisenberg

"Truth is rarely writ in ink; it lives in nature." Martin H. Fischer

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

"Truth only reveals itself when one gives up all preconceived ideas." Shoseki

"Without faith there is no truth, for that is all the truth is or ever was." Robert Brault

"If there be no God, then what is truth but the average of all lies." Robert Brault

"There is no Truth.  There is only the truth within each moment." Ramana Maharshi

"Theories are private property, but truth is common stock." Charles Caleb Colton

"It is a terrible thing for a man to find out suddenly that all his life he has been speaking nothing but the truth." Oscar Wilde

"My truths do not last long in me. Not as long as those that are not mine."
Antonio Porchia

"If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?" Dōgen Zenji

"One of life's regrets is that you didn't always tell the truth, and now it's too late, because the truth has changed." Robert Brault

"People always think something's all true." J.D. Salinger

"A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth." Tim O'Brien

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

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

"Truth is the breath of life to human society. It is the food of the immortal spirit. Yet a single word of it may kill a man as suddenly as a drop of prussic acid."
Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Seek truth and you will find a path." Frank Slaughter

"I am the fellow citizen of every being that thinks; my country is Truth."
Alphonse de Lamartine

"Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth." Jean-Paul Sartre

"Don't keep searching for the truth, just let go of your opinions." Author Unknown

"There are more martyrs to nonsense than truth, truth preferring missionaries." Robert Brault

"Truth is a great flirt." Franz Liszt

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

"All great truths begin as blasphemies." George Bernard Shaw

"Do not mistake probability for truth, for it is a notorious liar." Robert Brault

"The greatest truths are the simplest: so likewise are the greatest men."
Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare

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

"Man has always sacrificed truth to his vanity, comfort and advantage.  He lives... by make-believe." W. Somerset Maugham

"When one has one's hand full of truth it is not always wise to open it." French Proverb

"Once an absurdity is accepted as truth, it will seem truer the more absurd it is shown to be." Robert Brault

"We do not err because truth is difficult to see.  It is visible at a glance.  We err because this is more comfortable." Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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

"Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized.  In the first, it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third it is regarded as self-evident." Arthur Schopenhauer

"There is no truth.  There is only perception." Gustave Flaubert

"If a thousand old beliefs were ruined in our march to truth we must still march on.  " Stopford Brooke

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