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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Truth:

Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes.

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes, Annajanska, 1919.

An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.
~ Kahlil Gibran Quotes.

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.

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

Half of writing history is hiding the truth.
~ Movie: Serenity - Spoken by Malcom Reynolds (Nathan Fillion).

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.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes.

Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth.
~ H.G. Wells Quotes, Crux Ansata.

I am of the Buddhists. The great Teacher comes periodically. He is followed by pupils who corrupt the texts and then a new Buddha must be born to reëstablish the truth.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

I am the fellow citizen of every being that thinks; my country is Truth.
~ Alphonse de Lamartine, Marseillaise of Peace, 1841.

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.
~ Doris Lessing Quotes.

I have found it to be true that the older I've become the better my life has become.
~ Doris Lessing Quotes.

I never dreamed of being Shakespeare or Goethe, and I never expected to hold the great mirror of truth up before the world; I dreamed only of being a little pocket mirror, the sort that a woman can carry in her purse; one that reflects small blemishes, and some great beauties, when held close enough to the heart.
~ Peter Altenberg.

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

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

If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?
~ Dogen.

Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes.

I'm not like a real person. I love being artificial. I think there's a little magic in the fact that I'm so totally real, but look so artificial at the same time.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes.

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 Quotes.

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes, Notes on Virginia.

It is terrible to destroy a person's picture of himself in the interests of truth or some other abstraction.
~ Doris Lessing Quotes.

It will never be possible by pure reason to arrive at some absolute truth.
~ Werner Heisenberg, Physics and Philosophy.

Lies run sprints but the truth runs marathons.
~ Michael Jackson.

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

My truths do not last long in me. Not as long as those that are not mine.
~ Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin.

Man has always sacrificed truth to his vanity, comfort and advantage. He lives... by make-believe.
~ W. Somerset Maugham Quotes, The Summing Up, 1938.

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