Monday, 7 May 2018

Truth - Quotes

Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion. - Edward Abbey

Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie. - Khaled Hosseini

Children and fools tell the truth. - Unknown

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Discard any self-seeking motive as soon as it is seen, and you need not search for truth; truth will find you. - Nisargadatta

Discussion is impossible with someone who claims not to seek the truth, but already to possess it. - Romain Rolland

Each man has in him the potential to realize the truth through his own will and endeavour and to help others to realize it. - Aung San Suu Kyi

Even a liar tells a hundred truths to one lie; he has to, to make the lie good for anything. - Henry Ward Beecher

Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Every dogma embodies some shade of truth to give it seeming currency. - Amos Bronson Alcott

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

Everyone admits that “the truth hurts” but no one applies this adage to himself – and as soon as it begins to hurt us, we quickly repudiate it and call it a lie. - Sydney J. Harris

Everyone wishes to have truth on his side, but not everyone wishes to be on the side of truth. - Richard Whately

Few men have depth enough to hear or tell the truth. - Luc de Clapiers

For simple are the words of truth. - Aeschylus

Fraud and falsehood only dread examination. Truth invites it. - Thomas Cooper

From error to error one discovers the entire truth. - Sigmund Freud

Gold is gold, no matter how muddied it becomes. The truth always wins out in the end. - Buddhist Quote

Great truths are portions of the soul of man. - James Russell Lowell

Half a truth is often a great lie. - Benjamin Franklin

Half-truths were a wonderful way to inspire credibility. - David Baldacci

Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; ere long she shall appear to vindicate thee. - Immanuel Kant

He that hath truth on his side is a fool as well as a coward if he is afraid to own it because of other men’s opinions. - Daniel Defoe

He that would seriously set upon the search of truth, ought in the first place to prepare his mind with a love of it. For he that loves it not, will not take much pains to get it; nor be much concerned when he misses it. - John Locke

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