Quotes and Sayings about Truth



"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."
- Peter Abelard
(Related: Wisdom, Truth, Key, Question, Questioning)

"It is by doubting that we come to investigate, and by investigating that we recognize the truth."
- Peter Abelard
(Related: Truth)

"But the truth of the matter is that there is there is an opportunity for them to participate in the economic and political future of the country and certainly in the security life of the country."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Life, Truth, Opportunity, Country, Future, Security)

"But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France, I have gone a little out of the way to tell him the plain truths contained in these pages."
- Edmond About
(Related: France)

"The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Politics, Power, Science, Experience, History, Knowledge, Action, Future, Gold, Past)

"Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Truth, Myths, World)

"To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Nature, Humanity)

"Too much truth is uncouth."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Truth)

"I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so difficult to accept for a working proposition as any one of the axioms of physics."
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Related: Truth, Doctrine, Physics, Trinity)

"To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all the great truths which atheism would deny."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Faith, Atheism, Measure)

"A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Truth, Virtue, Man)

"The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Nature, Truth, Breeding, Gain, Praise, Sense)

"A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Truth, Lie, Sense)

"The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Truth, Lie, Aggression, Murder)

"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."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Truth, Cure, Freedom, Responsibility, Tears)

"We acknowledge but one motive - to follow the truth as we know it, whithersoever it may lead us; but in our heart of hearts we are well assured that the truth which has made us free, will in the end make us glad also."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Truth, Heart, End, May, Motive, Will)

"The theatre was created to tell people the truth about life and the social situation."
- Stella Adler
(Related: Life, Truth, People, Theatre)

"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."
- Stella Adler
(Related: Life, Truth, People, Theatre, Word)

"Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Art, Truth, Lie, Being, Magic)

"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."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Happiness, Thought)

"Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Truth, Belief, Day, Will)

"The words of truth are simple."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Truth, Words)

"A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth."
- Aesop
(Related: Truth, Will)

"Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either."
- Aesop
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Aesop
(Related: Truth, Character, Values)

"Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it."
- Louis Agassiz
(Related: Truth, People, Bible, First)

"I have sons, and they have never said the word hell in front of me or my wife. That's the truth."
- Danny Aiello
(Related: Wife, Truth, Hell, Sons, Word)

"Beside all this I think there was something personal, being Muslim myself who lived in the west I felt that it was my obligation my duty to tell the truth about Islam. It is a religion that has a 700 million following, yet it's so little known about it which surprised me."
- Moustapha Akkad
(Related: Religion, Truth, Islam, Muslim, Being, Duty, Obligation)

"A play is fiction - and fiction is fact distilled into truth."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Truth, Fact, Fiction, Play)

"Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Truth, Fact, Reality, Will, Writer, Writers)

"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."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Truth, Victory, Name, Ridicule, Right)

"Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Truth)

"I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth."
- Brian Aldiss
(Related: Truth, Help, May, Mind)

"There are many great truths which we do not deny, and which nevertheless we do not fully believe."
- Joshua Willis Alexander
"The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Truth, People, Excellence)

"My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Truth, World)

"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."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Truth, Want)

"Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Names, Rivers, Water)

"It's better to be hurt by the truth than to gain satisfaction from the lies."
- David Allan
(Related: Truth, Gain, Hurt, Lies, Satisfaction)

"You have had indeed a fair trial. It is a shocking thing when a judge of your high office is shown to have betrayed the truth and his honor, and I sentence you to the penitentiary."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Truth, Honor, Office)

"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."
- James Allen
(Related: Truth, Errors, Man)

"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 himself."
- James Allen
(Related: Truth, People, Guidance, Man)

"In arriving at a decision in a question of doubt, the apostles in the Acts were guided solely by their sense of the Spirit behind the action, not by any speculations as to consequences which might ensue. And so they found the truth."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Truth, Action, Decision, Consequences, Doubt, Question, Sense, Spirit)

"The Spirit is Love expressed towards man as redeeming love, and the Spirit is truth, and the Spirit is the Holy Spirit. Redemption is inconceivable without truth and holiness."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Love, Truth, Holiness, Man, Spirit)

"Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning."
- Dorothy Allison
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Lies, Meaning)

"Search for the truth. I tell you things and I always ask you to verify what I say. I told you yesterday that there was an attack and a retreat at Saddam's airport."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Truth, Yesterday)

"For two years living in a neutral country I have been able to see through the haze of propaganda to reach something which my conscience tells me is the truth."
- John Amery
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Country, Living, Propaganda, Years)

"Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Truth)

"Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Truth, Materialism)

"Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, May, Silence)

"An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Truth, Error)

"That in the beginning when the world was young there were a great many thoughts but no such thing as truth. Man made the truths himself and each truth was a composite of a great many vague thoughts. All about in the world were truths and they were all beautiful."
- Sherwood Anderson
(Related: Truth, Thoughts, Beginning, Man, World)

"There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Truth, Difference, Facts, World)

"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."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Truth, Fact, Man, Present)

"The lovers of romance can go elsewhere for satisfaction but where can the lovers of truth turn if not to history?"
- Katharine Anthony
(Related: History, Romance, Truth, Lovers, Satisfaction)

"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."
- Antisthenes
(Related: Truth, People, Friend, Enemy, Temper)

"There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering."
- Minna Antrim
(Related: Truth, Compliment, Woman)

"That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend."
- Minna Antrim
(Related: Truth, Friend, Woman)

"The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection."
- Guillaume Apollinaire
(Related: Nature, Truth, Purity, Unity)

"Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Reason, Salvation)

"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."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Faith, Truth, Learning, Ridicule)

"Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate."
- Thomas Aquinas
"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."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Life, Truth, People, Conflict, Darkness, Error, Light, Opposites, Zone)

"It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied allegiance to truth in unimportant matters, to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake."
- Janos Arany
(Related: Age, Truth)

"Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Truth, People, Children)

"We go on a lot in this country about offences being caused by drugs. The truth is just as many offences are caused by drink. And that should be taken into account."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Truth, Being, Country, Drugs)

"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."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Truth, Efficiency, Lying, Trouble, Wishes)

"The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Truth, People, Evil)

"If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them."
- Pietro Aretino
(Related: Truth, Neighbors, Want)

"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."
- Pietro Aretino
(Related: Love, Truth, Hate, Lies)

"The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold."
- Aristotle
(Related: Truth)

"Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends."
- Aristotle
(Related: Truth, Friends, Honor, Piety)

"Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth."
- Aristotle
(Related: Truth)

"For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first."
- Aristotle
(Related: Love, Truth, First, Friends, Honor, Piety)

"I think we have erred on the side of being too conservative so far, to tell you the truth."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Truth, Being, Conservative)

"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."
- Johann Arndt
(Related: God, Truth, Gifts, Pride, Spiritual)

"Truth sits upon the lips of dying men."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Men, Truth, Dying)

"Poetry; a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Beauty, Life, Truth, Poetry, Criticism, Laws)

"It is simply the truth that the political system that I am part of has degenerated to the point that it needs fundamental change."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Change, Truth, Needs)

"I don't think Bosnia is ready for reconciliation, but I do think it is ready for truth."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Truth)

"The truth is that I am enslaved... in one vast love affair with 70 children."
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner
(Related: Love, Truth, Children)

"A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Thought, Error, May, Value)

"Well, I mean, the real attack on truth is tabloid journalism in the United States."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Truth, Journalism, states, United)

"Truth is strong, and sometime or other will prevail."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Truth, Will)

"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."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Design, Government, Truth, Lie, Consideration, Light, Rhetoric, Right)

"Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Truth, Thought, Knowledge, Accomplishment, Difficulties, Passion, Trouble, Will, Woman)

"It seems not to have been written. It is the quintessence of life. It is the basic truth."
- Brooks Atkinson
(Related: Life, Truth)

"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."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Nature, Love, Truth, Brotherhood, Humanity, Illness, Relationships)

"It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth, but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its ruthless ambitions and moral decay, can learn on my dime."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Truth, Country, Eye, Illness)

"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Truth, Fact, Opinion, Perspective)

"She saw too that man has the power of exceeding himself, of becoming himself more entirely and profoundly than he is, truths which have only recently begun to be seen in Europe and seem even now too great for its common intelligence."
- Sri Aurobindo
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Europe, Man, Now)

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Wife, Truth, Fortune, Man, Possession, Want)

"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."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Truth)

"All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth."
- Richard Avedon
(Related: Truth)

"The truth is that as we move forward, if one side says we can't raise any taxes on anybody or any interest, and the other side says we can't cut anything, we're obviously not going to make progress on this. And our interest is in making progress on this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Truth, Progress, Interest, Taxes)

"Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Truth, Being)

"I've always had a problem with people who couldn't tell the truth or admit a mistake and say they're wrong."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: Truth, Mistake, People, Wrong)

"The subconscious is ceaselessly murmuring, and it is by listening to these murmurs that one hears the truth."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Truth, Listening)

"There is no original truth, only original error."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Truth, Error)

"What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Truth, Jesting)

"Science is but an image of the truth."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Science, Truth)

"Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Truth, Confusion, Error)

"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."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Truth, Error)

"Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Needs)

"Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth, Authority)

"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."
- Roger Bacon
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Argument, Doubt, May, Mind, Rest)

"Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests."
- Alain Badiou
(Related: Truth, Evil, Pressure)

"A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity."
- Alain Badiou
(Related: Truth, Development, Creation, Humanity, Interest, Order)

"You never find yourself until you face the truth."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Truth)

"Poets are all who love, who feel great truths, And tell them; and the truth of truths is love."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: Love, Truth, Poets)

"Music tells no truths."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: Music)

"Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: Truth, Prayer, Spirit)

"To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth."
- Richard Baker
(Related: Health, Truth, Wealth, Risk)

"I have been given the authority over you, and I am not the best of you. If I do well, help me; and if I do wrong, set me right. Sincere regard for truth."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Truth, Authority, Help, Right, Wrong)

"The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Truth, Honesty, Dishonesty, Falsehood)

"Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth, and the root function of language is to control the universe by describing it."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Truth, Control, Language, Universe)

"Plato stands for the union of truth and goodness in the supreme idea of God."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: God, Truth, Idea, Goodness)

"I am not struck so much by the diversity of testimony as by the many-sidedness of truth."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Truth, Diversity)

"A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Truth, People, Hearing)

"Don't get me wrong, there are sometimes if I go and see a really funny comedy, that I wished I had smoked a joint. I'll be honest with you. That's the truth."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Funny, Truth, Comedy, Wrong)

"It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth."
- Arthur Balfour
(Related: Truth, Enthusiasm, World)

"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."
- M. Russell Ballard
(Related: Truth, May, Right)

"Error is always more busy than truth."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Truth, Error)

"Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Truth, Doubt)

"Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Truth, Courage, Cowardice, Falsehood)

"Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Courage, Decision, Act, Goodness, Sisters, Today, Vengeance, Will)

"Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Truth, Amusement, Neighbors)

"If reason is a universal faculty, the decision of the common mind is the nearest criterion of truth."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Truth, Decision, Mind, Reason)

"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."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Soul, Virtue, Infinite, Justice, Law)

"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."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Time, Truth, Dream, Friends, Gain)

"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."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Truth, Answers, Question)

"Many people have the idea that game shows are easy to come up with. And nothing could be further from the truth."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Truth, People, Idea, Nothing)

"We are suffocated by writers who want to enlighten us with their truths. For me, the theatre is beautiful because it is a secret, and secrets seduce us, we all want to share secrets."
- Howard Barker
(Related: Secrets, Theatre, Want, Writers)

"I was telling the truth. I feel like we got that point across."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Albert Barnes
(Related: God, Truth, Heart, Christian, Bible, Learning)

"The mainstream media may have trouble resisting the temptation to declare that Karl Rove has been demoted, but the truth is quite the contrary. By giving up his role as deputy White House chief of staff, Rove has been freed to do what he does best: shape big issues and develop strategies to win elections."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Truth, Elections, Giving, May, Media, Temptation, Trouble)

"That justice should be administered between men, it is necessary that testimonies of fact be alleged; and that witnesses should apprehend themselves greatly obliged to discover the truth, according to their conscience, in dark and doubtful cases."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Truth, Conscience, Fact, Justice)

"The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Men, Truth, African)

"What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time, which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Time, Truth, Contradiction, May, Sarcasm)

"I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Truth, Contradiction)

"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."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Life, Truth, Judgment, Meaning, Mind)

"Some day Love shall claim his own Some day Right ascend his throne, Some day hidden Truth be known; Some day - some sweet day."
- Lewis J. Bates
(Related: Love, Truth, Day, Right)

"I wish I had Wonder Woman's magic lasso like her to make people tell the truth."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Truth, People, Magic, Woman, Wonder)

"The antiquity and general acceptance of an opinion is not assurance of its truth."
- Pierre Bayle
(Related: Truth, Acceptance, Opinion)

"How sweet the words of Truth, breathed from the lips of Love."
- James Beattie
(Related: Love, Truth, Words)

"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."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Work, Truth, Men, World)

"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."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Truth, Duty, Guilt, Reward, Sense)

"I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Love, Truth, Comfort)

"No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Truth, Soul, May, Nothing)

"An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Truth, People, Honesty, Autobiography, Privacy)

"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."
- Thomas Becket
(Related: Faith, Truth, Christ, Effort, Saints, Storms)

"There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: God, Birds, Nothing)

"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."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Friendship, Love, Truth, Faults, Man, Tests, Words)

"Sir, I see a lot of documents in my day-to-day business, and I can't tell you every document that I've seen. It may have passed across my desk. It may not have passed across my desk. I truthfully cannot answer that question, other than to say I don't remember."
- Rand Beers
(Related: Business, Day, May, Question)

"See, I think if it just became who's sleeping with whom, then there's no reason to prefer one party over the other, 'cause the truth is we're all sinners."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Truth, Party, Reason)

"I think Bush has a very selfish, arrogant point of view. I think he is interested in power, I think he believes his truth is the only truth, and that he will do what he wants to do despite the people."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Power, Truth, People, Will)

"Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Open, Questions, Reason)

"Science makes no pretension to eternal truth or absolute truth."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Science, Truth, Pretension)

"My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year."
- Roberto Benigni
(Related: Mother, Truth, Thought, Ugly, Witches)

"The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Art, Wisdom, Truth, Dying, End)

"To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Experience, Soul, Artist, Artists, Fact, Living, Moments)

"There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Experience, Truth, Soul, Knowledge, Emotion, Force, May)

"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Truth, Lie, Reason)

"The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Happiness, Truth, Measure, Right, Wrong)

"There is a tragic clash between Truth and the world. Pure undistorted truth burns up the world."
- Nikolai Berdyaev
(Related: Truth, World)

"Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second."
- Bernard Berenson
(Related: Truth)

"Truth is, we offered it to Tom Hanks, which pretty much every movie in America does, but Tom passed. Billy Bob said that Hanks recently called and said he's voting for all of us for Oscars, he loved the film."
- Peter Berg
(Related: Truth, America, Film, Pretty, Voting)

"The eye by long use comes to see even in the darkest cavern: and there is no subject so obscure but we may discern some glimpse of truth by long poring on it."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Truth, Eye, May)

"Truth is the cry of all, but the game of few."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Truth)

"There is an element of truth in every idea that lasts long enough to be called corny."
- Irving Berlin
(Related: Truth, Idea)

"Few new truths have ever won their way against the resistance of established ideas save by being overstated."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Ideas, Being)

"What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!"
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Truth, Lies, Mothers, Sons, Taste)

"Truth is meant to save you first, and the comfort comes afterward."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Truth, Comfort, First)

"The most powerful element in advertising is the truth."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Truth, Advertising)

"The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions."
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Theatre)

"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."
- Carl Bernstein
(Related: Truth, People, Americans, Being, Contempt, Culture, Information, Journalism, Popular, Reality, Today)

"There is no magic. There is no secret. You need your sleep. A lot of our society tries to get by, but the truth is it is up to each individual to get their optimal sleep amount. If you get less than that you can get by temporarily, but it's only temporary."
- Richard Berry
(Related: Society, Truth, Magic, Sleep)

"This is my truth, tell me yours."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Truth)

"Though the names karma yoga and sannyasa are different, the truth at the heart of both is the same."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Truth, Heart, Karma, Names, Yoga)

"One word from Chairman Mao is worth ten thousand from others. His every statement is truth. We must carry out those we that understand as well as those we don't."
- Lin Biao
(Related: Truth, Word, Worth)

"After a long, impartial enquiry of the truth, and after much and earnest calling upon God, to give unto me the spirit and revelation in the knowledge of Him, I find myself obliged, both by the principles of reason and Scripture, to embrace the opinion I now hold forth."
- John Biddle
(Related: God, Truth, Knowledge, Opinion, Principles, Reason, Scripture, Spirit)

"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."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Truth, Danger, Denial, Doubt, Investigation, May)

"Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Truth, Common sense, Favors, Fortune)

"Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Truth, Doubt, Shadow)

"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."
- Steven Biko
(Related: Change, Truth, People, Personality)

"As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Truth, Excess)

"There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Truth, People, Exaggeration, Lying)

"People think actors have such glamorous lives, but the truth is actors go where nobody wants to go."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Truth, People, Actors)

"When you want to fool the world, tell the truth."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Truth, Fool, Want, World)

"But the truth is that critics are by definition critical. That's their job."
- Frank Black
(Related: Truth, Job)

"In truth, the only restrictions on our capacity to astonish ourselves and each other are imposed by our own minds."
- David Blaine
(Related: Truth)

"I have not had time to reflect on my own truths in many years."
- David Blaine
(Related: Time, Years)

"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."
- William Blake
(Related: Truth)

"A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent."
- William Blake
(Related: Truth, Lies)

"What ever truth drops on it eventually grinds to a powder."
- Art Blakey
(Related: Truth)

"When the truth changes from your speaking, you know you have told the truth."
- Ray Blanton
(Related: Truth)

"And the sad truth is that nobody wants me to write comedy. The Exorcist not only ended that career, it expunged all memory of its existence."
- William Peter Blatty
(Related: Truth, Career, Comedy, Existence, Memory)

"There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of: almost every student entering the university believes, or says he believes, that truth is relative."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Truth, University)

"The real community of man is the community of those who seek the truth, of the potential knowers."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Truth, Community, Man, Potential)

"The truth is - I found myself doing these huge action-adventure movies, and um, and which are cool man. And I really love doing them. And thankfully I haven't had too much dialogue, because if I had I would have really made a mess of it. You know what I mean?"
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Movies, Truth, Action, Man)

"When everyone around you is doing all this incredible pirate acting and you're having to sort of play the straight guy and move the story forward, you kind of want to be doing some of that pirate ripping it up stuff, but in truth, to be a part of that project is what I love."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Truth, Acting, Play, Project, Want)

"On the contrary, it might even be a projection of what the truth is of the Bush Administration's complacency and ineptitude on the terrorism in its first 9 months in office."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Truth, First, Months, Office, Terrorism)

"Not so the scientist. The very essence of his life is the service of truth."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Life, Truth, Service)

"We all know scientists who in private life do not come up to the standard of truthfulness, but who, nevertheless, would not consciously falsify the results of their researches."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Life, Results, Scientists)

"The Dharma is the truth that all natures are pure."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Truth)

"The great seal of truth is simplicity."
- Herman Boerhaave
(Related: Truth, Simplicity)

"The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Truth, Fact, Falsehood, May)

"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 true."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Technology, Truth, Will, Years)

"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."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Truth)

"The truth has got to appear plausible on the stage."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Truth)

"God's truth judges created things out of love, and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: God, Love, Truth, Envy, Hatred, Judges, Satan)

"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."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: Love, Truth, Nothing)

"Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Truth, Argument)

"Wallow too much in sensitivity and you can't deal with life, or the truth."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Life, Truth, Sensitivity)

"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."
- Victor Borge
(Related: Humor, Truth, Aspirations, Limitations, Logic, Man)

"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."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Men, Truth, Deep, Will)

"The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world."
- Max Born
(Related: Truth, Belief, Evil, Possession, World)

"Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth."
- Ludwig Borne
(Related: Truth, Illusion, Losing)

"Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth."
- Ludwig Borne
(Related: Truth, Delusion)

"Truth, though it has many disadvantages, is at least changeless. You can always find it where you left it."
- Phyllis Bottome
(Related: Truth)

"Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Truth, Fame, Words)

"I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more, as I grown older."
- Catherine Drinker Bowen
(Related: Truth)

"Nobody speaks the truth when there is something they must have."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Truth)

"The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time."
- David Bowie
(Related: Time, Truth, Journey)

"The act is truth. Nothing that was ever recorded is truth. Nothing that was ever said is truth. Only the act."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Truth, Act, Nothing)

"My art and poetry is very political now. Because you've got to find that truth within you and express yourself. Somewhere out there, I know, there will be people who will listen."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Art, Poetry, Truth, People, Now, Will)

"The American people need to know the truth. The American people need to see the truth. In a democracy, letting the people know the truth is the essence of what it means to be free."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Truth, People, American, Democracy)

"For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Love, War, Truth, Troops)

"The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth."
- Malcolm Bradbury
(Related: Truth, Americans, English, Lies)

"Without free speech no search for truth is possible... no discovery of truth is useful."
- Charles Bradlaugh
(Related: Truth, Discovery, Free speech)

"You never monkey with the truth."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: Truth)

"I think he had a strange, passionate devotion to the truth and a horror at what he saw going on."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: Truth, Devotion, Horror)

"There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth."
- F. H. Bradley
(Related: Truth)

"Eclecticism - every truth is so true that any truth must be false."
- F. H. Bradley
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- John Bradshaw
(Related: Life, Truth, Lying, Pain, Reality, Thinking, Will)

"The stream of time sweeps away errors, and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Time, Truth, Errors, Humanity, Inheritance)

"Truth exists; only lies are invented."
- Georges Braque
(Related: Truth, Lies)

"I don't really consider myself to be an actor of any particular style. My aim with every role I undertake is to be truthful and honest in that particular portrayal. I don't have a particular methodology from any one school of thought or training."
- Benjamin Bratt
(Related: Thought, Actor, School, Style, Training)

"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."
- Robert Brault
(Related: Truth, Regret, Today)

"Our analysis of truth and falsehood, or of the nature of judgment, is not very likely to be influenced by our hopes and fears."
- Charles D. Broad
(Related: Nature, Truth, Falsehood, Judgment)

"It's all a sham: I have seen, and I know firsthand, indeed from my own pen, how the organized Right has sabotaged not only journalism but also democracy and truth."
- David Brock
(Related: Truth, Democracy, Journalism, Pen, Right)

"The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Soul, Eye, Unconscious)

"No blame should attach to telling the truth. But it does, it does."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Truth, Blame)

"You never know what you will learn till you start writing. Then you discover truths you never knew existed."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Will, Writing)

"The truth is that relative income is not directly related to happiness. Nonpartisan social-survey data clearly show that the big driver of happiness is earned success: a person's belief that he has created value in his life or the life of others."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Happiness, Life, Truth, Belief, Income, Value)

"I think you have a pact with an audience in every picture, and I think the pact is to try and be truthful and to be real."
- James L. Brooks
"Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Truth, Saying, Taste)

"Truth is mighty and will prevail."
- Thomas Brooks
(Related: Truth, Will)

"For great is truth, and shall prevail."
- Thomas Brooks
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- James Broughton
(Related: Truth, Artists, Desire, Gifts, Self, Will)

"No one wants to hear the truth if it isn't what they want to hear."
- Aaron Brown
(Related: Truth, Want)

"In politics, a lie unanswered becomes truth within 24 hours."
- Willie Brown
(Related: Politics, Truth, Lie)

"A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Truth, Man, May, Possession, Surrender)

"Never question the relevance of truth, but always question the truth of relevance."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Truth, Question)

"Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind."
- Giordano Bruno
(Related: Time, Mother, Father, Truth, Mind)

"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."
- Giordano Bruno
(Related: Change, Truth, People, Majority, Mind, Proof)

"The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Truth)

"Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Truth, Conviction, Logic)

"Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Science, Heart, Evolution, Mind, Name, Spiritual)

"I think I'm telling the truth. I sat by Ray Perkins at the Hall of Fame dinner in New York, and at that time he didn't know he was our coach and I didn't either."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: Time, Truth, Coach, Fame)

"Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Truth, Error)

"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth."
- William Jennings Bryant
(Related: Truth, May)

"The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Life, Truth)

"Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then; life is dull without it."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Life, Truth)

"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."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: God, Truth)

"All churches and all religions contain aspects of the truth, but only God is truth."
- Pat Buckley
(Related: God, Truth, Churches)

"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."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Truth, People, Lady, Want)

"There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting."
- Buddha
(Related: Truth, Mistakes, Road)

"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."
- Buddha
(Related: Truth, Moon, Sun)

"In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves."
- Buddha
(Related: Anger, Truth, Controversy)

"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."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: War, Truth, Policy, Running, Talk, World, World war)

"One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Truth, World)

"There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Truth, Nothing, Skin, Vanity)

"Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Nature, Truth, Eye, Light, Ocean)

"Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Genius, Truth, Enthusiasm, Sincerity)

"The scientist is a lover of truth for the very love of truth itself, wherever it may lead."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Love, Truth, May)

"Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Nature, Science, Truth, Knowledge, Facts, Laws)

"I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural though the sentiments are refined; and the characters to be probable, though their behaviour is excelling."
- Frances Burney
(Related: History, Truth, Possibility, Appearance)

"I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Movies, Truth, Drama, Hollywood, Past)

"With my own memoirs, they are truthful, and I write everything fully expecting to some day end up televised on Court TV, and I'm fully prepared to be challenged legally on it."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Court, Day, End)

"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."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Truth, Acting, Key, Voice)

"For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Truth, Swine)

"The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Truth, Bible, May, Nothing)

"There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Truth, Error, Pursuit)

"Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Truth, Lie, Fool, Man, Sense)

"All truth is not to be told at all times."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Truth)

"Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest she should catch a cold on overexposure."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Love, Men, Truth, Fear)

"I'll tell you the truth; I wanted to leave me for Sid Caesar."
- Red Buttons
(Related: Truth)

"I don't think we're living in great times for movies, to tell you the truth."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Movies, Truth, Living)

"Opinions are made to be changed or how is truth to be got at?"
- George Byron
(Related: Truth, Opinions)

"Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion."
- George Byron
(Related: Religion, Truth)

"Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Truth, Fiction)

"Adversity is the first path to truth."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Truth, Adversity, First)

"For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Truth, Fiction)

"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."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Truth, Hope, Existence, Nothing)

"Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?"
- Lord Byron
(Related: Truth, Opinions)

"Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end."
- Sid Caesar
(Related: Truth, Comedy, End)

"A lie can be halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on."
- James Callaghan
(Related: Truth, Lie, World)

"I have legs of iron, but to tell you the truth, they're starting to rust and buckle a bit."
- Jeanne Calment
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- John Calvin
(Related: God, Truth)

"I was being foolish. An atheist can't stand behind their assertion that God doesn't exist. The stupidest thing I ever could have done was to reject His Truth."
- Kirk Cameron
(Related: God, Truth, Being)

"I'm always trying to do the impossible to please people. It comes from not being secure in myself and not looking at the things within I have to fix. Sometimes you keep going because you don't want to face the truth."
- Naomi Campbell
(Related: Truth, People, Being, Trying, Want)

"Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Light, Twilight)

"We call first truths those we discover after all the others."
- Albert Camus
(Related: First)

"A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Truth, Nothing, Passion, Taste)

"How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Friendship, Truth, Nothing, Passion, Sincerity, Taste)

"The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Truth, First)

"I can prove anything by statistics except the truth."
- George Canning
(Related: Truth, Statistics)

"The truth is the best picture, the best propaganda."
- Robert Capa
(Related: Truth, Propaganda)

"There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital."
- Al Capp
(Related: Truth, Bible, Books, Reason, World)

"Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Truth, Metaphors, Space)

"The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: History, Leadership, Truth, Selling, America, Children, Congress, Credit, Future, President, Republican)

"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 in their conditions."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: God, Truth, Thought, Purpose, Holiness, Public, Right)

"By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth."
- George Carlin
(Related: Truth, Language)

"I try to tell the truth."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Truth)

"Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Truth, Goodness, Man, Nothing, Past)

"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?"
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Truth, Creation, Fact)

"If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?"
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Truth, Creation)

"Everybody's saturated with the marketing hype of next-generation consoles. They are wonderful, but the truth is that they are as powerful as a high end PC is right now."
- John Carmack
(Related: Truth, End, Marketing, Now, Right)

"I can't say why people lie; they just do. Everyone has their own reasons for not telling the truth."
- Eric Carr
(Related: Truth, Lie, People)

"If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing."
- John le Carre
(Related: Politics, Truth, Nothing)

"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 digest of our news."
- John Le Carre
(Related: Truth, Performance, News, Public, Right, Secrecy)

"A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: Truth, Error, Observation)

"Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards."
- Lewis Carroll
(Related: Truth)

"I have always found women difficult. I don't really understand them. To begin with, few women tell the truth."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Women, Truth)

"A novel should be an experience and convey an emotional truth rather than arguments."
- Joyce Cary
(Related: Experience, Truth, Arguments)

"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."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Truth, Lying)

"The truth is, no matter how trying they become, babies two and under don't have the ability to make moral choices, so they can't be bad. That category only exists in the adult mind."
- Anne Cassidy
(Related: Truth, Ability, Babies, Choices, Mind, Trying)

"The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Artist)

"Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: American, End, Eyes, Sunset)

"I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I tell them the truth and they never believe me."
- Camillo di Cavour
(Related: Art, Truth)

"Only truthful hands write true poems. I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem."
- Paul Celan
(Related: Difference, Poems)

"Truth is a pain which will not stop. And the truth of this world is to die. You must choose: either dying or lying. Personally, I have never been able to kill myself."
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine
(Related: Truth, Dying, Lying, Pain, Will, World)

"Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Oil, Water, Will)

"Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Oil, Water, Will)

"Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, May, Oil, Water)

"The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Nature, Truth)

"The truth is our country, our people, our liberties, and our way of life are under attack by radical Islamic terrorists who kill and destroy in the name of religion."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Life, Religion, Truth, People, Country, Name, Radical)

"Man may aspire to virtue, but he cannot reasonably aspire to truth."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Truth, Virtue, Man, May)

"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."
- Chanakya
(Related: Power, Truth, Earth, Rest, Sun)

"There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth."
- Chanakya
(Related: Friendship, Truth, Self)

"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."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Men, Women, Truth, Opinion)

"God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Intelligence, God, Truth, Error, Imperfection, Name)

"Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth - the true poet is very near the oracle."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Poetry, Truth, Heart, Deep, Oracle)

"Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Truth, Soul, Bigotry)

"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."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Art, Business, Money, Truth, People, Help)

"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."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Politics, Life, Truth, America, Conflict, Cure)

"A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair - why, this is the desideratum of mankind."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Truth, Vision, Mankind)

"Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood; and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy, and insulted justice, and eternal truth, and mighty love and holy freedom."
- Maria W. Chapman
(Related: Love, Power, Truth, Freedom, Justice, Mercy, Voice)

"The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: Money, Truth, Labor, Laws, Public, Workers)

"I soon discovered, after I became chairman of the NEH, that, for a number of academics, the truth was not merely irrelevant - it no longer existed."
- Lynne Cheney
(Related: Truth)

"John Kerry didn't out me, nor did he offend or attack me by calling me a lesbian. I certainly couldn't be offended by the truth."
- Mary Cheney
(Related: Truth, Lesbian)

"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."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Honor, Nothing, World)

"Half a truth is better than no politics."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Politics, Truth)

"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."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Truth, Fact, Proof, Want)

"A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Truth)

"I think Pirandello had something to say to people about what truth really is."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Truth, People)

"I wanted readers to be genuinely unsure as to whether she's telling the truth or lying. It meant making her partly sympathetic, and partly unsympathetic, which wasn't easy."
- Lee Child
(Related: Truth, Lying)

"I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Life, Father, Truth)

"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."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Truth, Eye, Heaven, Man)

"This is why I belong, and why I believe. I commend to all this same search for happiness and for the truth."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Happiness, Truth)

"There are some truths to some of the stories, but a lot of it isn't - you just have got to let it go."
- Charlotte Church
"There is no consensus, there is no homogeneity, there is no truth."
- Ward Churchill
(Related: Truth)

"Truth is the best defense."
- Ward Churchill
(Related: Truth, Defense)

"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Truth, Lie, Chance, World)

"Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Time, Truth, Man, Will)

"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Men, Truth, Nothing)

"Most people stumble over the truth, now and then, but they usually manage to pick themselves up and go on, anyway."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Truth, People, Now)

"In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Truth, Lies)

"We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Truth, Nothing)

"The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Truth, End, Ignorance, Malice, May)

"Poetry lies its way to the truth."
- John Ciardi
(Related: Poetry, Truth, Lies)

"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."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Life, Truth, Action, Virtue, Neglect, Value)

"So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Trust, Truth, Falsehood, Man)

"Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Nature, Truth, Longing)

"Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Truth, Faithfulness, Fidelity, Mind, Nothing)

"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."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Life, Fire, Infinity)

"In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Truth, Imitation)

"The fear of being deceived is the vulgar version of the quest for Truth."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Truth, Fear, Being, Quest)

"Truths begin by a conflict with the police - and end by calling them in."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Conflict, End, Police)

"Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?"
- Dick Clark
(Related: Humor, Truth, Father)

"Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Truth, Evil, Gossip)

"The truth is I hate cocktail parties when the only person I know is my supposed date, and he abandons me the minute we come in the door."
- Mary Higgins Clark
(Related: Truth, Hate)

"The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author, the Salvation of mankind for their end, and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: God, Truth, End, Error, Mankind, New testament, Old, Salvation)

"As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: God, Truth, Enemy)

"As far as I remember, even younger than eight, I have always been guided by reason. Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth, to the real, and to sane Justice."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Truth, Justice, Reason)

"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."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: Truth, Courage, First, Intellect, Light, May)

"The search for the truth is the most important work in the whole world, and the most dangerous."
- James Clavell
(Related: Work, Truth, World)

"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."
- John Cleese
(Related: Truth, Ideas, Open)

"I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Truth, Consideration, Man, Responsibility, Wind)

"Namely, we have no right to believe a thing true because everybody says so unless there are good grounds for believing that some one person at least has the means of knowing what is true, and is speaking the truth so far as he knows it."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Truth, Right)

"They say I was a bad Batman, that it was my fault, that I buried the franchise. But the truth is, it was a big project. I was pretty intimidated in that world. I did the best I could in the situation I was given."
- George Clooney
(Related: Truth, Fault, Pretty, Project, World)

"I'd think,'In a relationship, we should never have his kind of fight.' Then, instead of figuring out how to make it work, I looked for a way to get out of it. The truth is, you shouldn't be married if your that kind of person."
- George Clooney
(Related: Work, Truth, Fight)

"They keep telling us that in war truth is the first casualty, which is nonsense since it implies that in times of peace truth stays out of the sick bay or the graveyard."
- Alexander Cockburn
(Related: Peace, War, Truth, First, Nonsense)

"Yearning is not only a good way to go crazy but also a pretty good place to hide out from hard truth."
- Jay Cocks
(Related: Truth, Pretty, Yearning)

"There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say them."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Right)

"The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Truth)

"I am a lie who always speaks the truth."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Truth, Lie)

"The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love."
- William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
(Related: Love, Truth, World)

"You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity. Let out a little more string on your kite."
- Alan Cohen
(Related: Truth, Delight, Gravity, Will)

"Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good."
- Alan Cohen
(Related: Truth, Living, Will)

"The truth is that most small businesses will not succeed and you need to be emotionally prepared for this."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Truth, Succeed, Will)

"In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Dreams, Truth, Absence)

"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.'"
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Truth, Facts, Order)

"Truthiness is tearing apart our country, and I don't mean the argument over who came up with the word. I don't know whether it's a new thing, but it's certainly a current thing, in that it doesn't seem to matter what facts are. It used to be, everyone was entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. But that's not the case anymore. Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Perception, Argument, Country, Facts, Opinion, Word)

"Truth is life's most precious commodity."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Life, Truth)

"Truth cannot be defeated."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Truth)

"To tell you the truth I am hard put to think of anyone who's career was affected significantly by making all those phone calls and I must be wrong. I must be wrong! Because it has just got to pay off!"
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Truth, Career, Wrong)

"I guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Music, Truth, Film)

"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
(Related: Truth, Christianity, Church, End, Will)

"Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Truth, Friends, Poison, Youth)

"Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Faith, Truth, Confidence)

"Willing or preferring is the same with respect to good and evil, that judging is with respect to truth or falsehood."
- Anthony Collins
(Related: Truth, Evil, Falsehood, Respect)

"I write about real people in disguise. If anything, my characters are toned down-the truth is much more bizarre."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Truth, People, Bizarre, Disguise)

"If you can help other people understand those truths - and in my mind, the only way I know to do that is with large scale, multi-year research projects, where you start with a question and then very rigorously and comprehensively answer that question."
- James Collins
(Related: People, Help, Mind, Projects, Question, Research)

"Truth is the object of philosophy, but not always of philosophers."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Truth, Philosophy)

"I have an almost seven year old... I think it's essential to be consistent with kids. And truthful, without scaring them. I could go on for hours on this one."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Kids, Old)

"Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; 'Tis virtue makes the bliss, where'er we dwell."
- Wilkie Collins
(Related: Heart, Virtue, May)

"It is the nature of truth to struggle to the light."
- Wilkie Collins
(Related: Nature, Truth, Light, Struggle)

"I learned one thing in Watergate: I was well-intentioned but rationalized illegal behavior," he said. "You cannot live your life other than walking in the truth. Your means are as important as your ends."
- Chuck Colson
(Related: Life, Truth, Behavior, Walking)

"Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by others."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Truth)

"The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Time, Truth, Friend, Enemy, Humility, Prejudice)

"But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Truth, Purpose, Gold, Quantity, Quest)

"Every great discovery I ever made, I gambled that the truth was there, and then I acted in faith until I could prove its existence."
- Arthur H. Compton
(Related: Faith, Truth, Discovery, Existence)

"It is not difficult for me to have this faith, for it is incontrovertible that where there is a plan there is intelligence - an orderly, unfolding universe testifies to the truth of the most majestic statement ever uttered - 'In the beginning, God.'"
- Arthur H. Compton
(Related: Intelligence, Faith, God, Truth, Beginning, Universe)

"Truth knows no color; it appeals to intelligence."
- James Hal Cone
(Related: Intelligence, Truth)

"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."
- Confucius
(Related: Art, Truth, Anger, Gods, Yield)

"The object of the superior man is truth."
- Confucius
(Related: Truth, Man)

"I realize now I could have gotten a whole book out of that and so I think that was a big mistake. But the truth is you write in the moment and with your head down and there is no way back then that I could have conceived of Harry having the longevity that he has had."
- Michael Connelly
(Related: Truth, Mistake, Longevity, Now)

"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."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Art, Imagination, Life, Truth, Men, Existence, Invention)

"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."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Power, Truth, Courage, Consciousness, Endurance, Faithfulness, Generosity, Sea)

"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."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Truth, Enemies, Friends, Promise, Sincerity)

"A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Truth, Body)

"The President is not squaring with the American people as to the seriousness of our nation's fiscal condition. It is time for people to stand up and tell the truth."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Time, Truth, People, American, Nation, President, Seriousness)

"The Republicans claim they are for strengthening Pell grants when the truth is that over the last four years, their legislation has done the exact opposite."
- John Conyers
(Related: Truth, Legislation, Republicans, Years)

"Old and young disbelieve one another's truths."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Old)

"Only the broken-hearted know the truth about love."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Love, Truth)

"I read less and less. I have not forgiven books for their failure to tell me the truth and make me happy."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Truth, Failure, Books)

"Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Truth, Challenge, Irony)

"We found what we could at that time - the truth. If somebody else can find something else which we didn't find, that, of course, is a duty on their part, as is the truth. It will be the truth."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Time, Truth, Duty, Will)

"When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback."
- Bill Copeland
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Truth, Ideas, Purpose, Astronomy, Fool, Study)

"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."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: God, Truth, Ideas, Judgment, Reason)

"Let authors write for glory and reward. The truth is well paid when she is sung and heard."
- James J. Corbett
(Related: Truth, Glory, Reward)

"The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Truth, Justice, Parents, Quiet, Want)

"Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Wife, Now)

"Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired."
- Gustave Courbet
(Related: Beauty, Power, Time, Truth, Artist, Expression)

"They whom truth and wisdom lead, can gather honey from a weed."
- William Cowper
(Related: Wisdom, Truth)

"Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend."
- William Cowper
(Related: Friend, Ceremony, Fight, Shadows, Worth)

"Where every moment is about truth and I think it's a great challenge every night. That's what really drove me to wanting to do theatre, and it's great."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Truth, Challenge, Night, Theatre)

"My opinion is that music is music. As long as you approach doing a remix with truth, I don't see the dance remixes being any different than an hip-hop remix- it's really a different version of the song."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Music, Truth, Dance, Being, Opinion, Song)

"The simple truth is, the short-term solution is for the FDA to allow more importation of safe vaccines from other nations. But the long-term solution is to get more vaccine production within the U.S."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Truth, Nations, Production, Solution)

"The truth of the matter was that I made myself disappear. I never liked being a Judge, so I just decided to start over. Sorry to inconvenience anyone."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Truth, Being)

"Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Euphemisms)

"In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Truth)

"A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation."
- Howard Crosby
(Related: Truth, Mind, Neglect, Preparation)

"It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well."
- Cameron Crowe
(Related: American, Spirit)

"I am amazed about how everyone wants to know about my love life. They whisper to me, 'Tell me the truth? Is it true?' Who cares? Because we have this job, we are to say to everybody what we do, or with whom we sleep? It's a bit absurd, but that's why everybody lies so much."
- Penelope Cruz
(Related: Love, Life, Truth, Job, Lies, Sleep, Whisper)

"Nobody is more truthful when he's acting than De Niro."
- Billy Crystal
(Related: Acting)

"There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth."
- Marie Curie
(Related: Truth, Errors, Scientists)

"When applied to politics and taken to its extreme, kitsch is the mask of death. Fascism was all aesthetics. There was no core principle to it. There was no truth to it."
- John Cusack
(Related: Politics, Death, Truth, Aesthetics, Extreme, Fascism)

"My purpose is to make my narrative as truthful as possible."
- George Armstrong Custer
(Related: Purpose)

"I'm glad the truth is out. I'm glad everyone knows I'm innocent, not guilty."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Truth)

"Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Genius, Truth)

"So much of our lives is given over to the consideration of our imperfections that there is no time to improve our imaginary virtues. The truth is we only perfect our vices, and man is a worse creature when he dies than he was when he was born."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Time, Truth, Consideration, Man, Vices)

"Creating a character and living truthfully through her is a whole different ball game. It's all part of the same person but it's a much newer medium for me."
- Taylor Dane
(Related: Character, Living)

"Singing and being truthful to a song... I've developed that skill, and I know how to do that real instinctively, that's all I've been doing for the last 25 years."
- Taylor Dane
(Related: Being, Singing, Skill, Song, Years)

"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."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Truth)

"Among the children of God, it was they who were most able to rightly divide the word of truth."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: God, Truth, Children, Word)

"But the more we search the Scriptures, the more we perceive, in this doctrine, the fundamental truth of the gospel - that truth which gives to redemption its character, and to all other truths their real power."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Power, Truth, Character, Doctrine)

"This truth of the gathering together of God's children is in Scripture seen realised in various localities, and in each central locality the Christians resident therein composed but one body: Scripture is perfectly clear on that head."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: God, Truth, Children, Scripture)

"Baddies always do get the best lines, that's the honest truth."
- James D'arcy
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Love, God, Truth, Fool, Insecurity)

"The pursuit of truth will set you free; even if you never catch up with it."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Truth, Pursuit, Will)

"Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Truth, Hell)

"To tell you the truth, it's a complex piece, so I can't really answer your question at present."
- Paul Darrow
(Related: Truth, Present, Question)

"To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Truth, Error, Fact, Service)

"If you tell the truth about how you're feeling, it becomes funny."
- Larry David
(Related: Funny, Truth, Feeling)

"The love of truth lies at the root of much humor."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Humor, Love, Truth, Lies)

"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."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Truth, People, Credulity, Heroes, Now, Old, Today, Words)

"This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle - among others - that honest men may honestly disagree; that if they all say what they think, a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth from error."
- Elmer Davis
(Related: Men, Truth, People, Error, Liberty, Majority, May, Nation, Will)

"When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead, he is telling the literal truth."
- Elmer Davis
(Related: Truth, Man)

"Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!"
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: People, Want)

"I think male roles are generally much better written. So for actresses, we're always dealing with trying to inject a role with more truth than the writer possibly had in mind."
- Judy Davis
(Related: Truth, Mind, Trying, Writer)

"A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating and interesting and enlightening."
- Bruce Davison
(Related: Actor)

"Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Power, Religion, Time, Truth, Belief)

"As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Truth, Brothers, Daughters, Land, Military, Sisters, Sons, states, United, Will)

"At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Change, Power, Truth, People, Values, Beliefs, Nation)

"Every sentence has a truth waiting at the end of it and the writer learns how to know it when he finally gets there."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Truth, End, Waiting, Writer)

"One truth is the swing of the sentence, the beat and poise, but down deeper it's the integrity of the writer as he matches with the language."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Truth, Integrity, Language, Writer)

"If the truth be known, we are on the verge of losing an entire generation of our young people, killing and dying in the streets of America."
- Ron Dellums
(Related: Truth, People, America, Dying, Killing, Losing)

"I felt that as long as we were being honest, and that we didn't bend the truth to accomplish another goal, to be entertaining or to be a happy ending, I was confident that we'd be able to tell the story the way it happened."
- Ted Demme
(Related: Truth, Goal, Being, Ending)

"What we have in us of the image of God is the love of truth and justice."
- Demosthenes
(Related: Love, God, Truth, Justice)

"As we rise higher in the understanding of ourselves, the national and racial dissonances will be forgotten in the universal rhythms of Truth and Love."
- Ruth St. Denis
(Related: Love, Truth, Understanding, Will)

"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."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: Truth, Defense, Job, Jury)

"All sides in a trial want to hide at least some of the truth."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: Truth, Want)

"The prosecution wants to make sure the process by which the evidence was obtained is not truthfully presented, because, as often as not, that process will raise questions."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: Questions, Will)

"I aim to tell the truth about any subject, not a romance or fantasy, not avoid the truth."
- Anita Desai
(Related: Romance, Truth, Fantasy)

"It is, therefore, a fact that anybody who wants to realise Truth or who wants to be humane, must follow non-violent ways of life, otherwise he will not be able to reach the Truth."
- Morarji Desai
(Related: Life, Truth, Fact, Will)

"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."
- Rene Descartes
(Related: Life, Truth, Doubt)

"After all, the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth."
- Helene Deutsch
(Related: Truth, Goal, Research)

"Unfortunately, writing and reporting the truth is not allowed under Castro's tyrannical dictatorship."
- Lincoln Diaz-Balart
(Related: Truth, Dictatorship, Writing)

"There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Life, Truth, Nothing)

"It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Men, Truth, Melancholy, Poor)

"Tell the truth, but tell it slant."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Truth)

"Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Truth)

"Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Truth, Force, Memories)

"We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Truth, Lie)

"Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Truth, Force, Memory)

"Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirely different things."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Certainty)

"While I have corrected agreed factual errors, I have not been inhibited from writing what I felt to be the truth about The Prince of Wales."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Truth, Errors, Writing)

"Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Truth, Feeling)

"Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Men, Truth)

"Silence is the mother of truth."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Mother, Truth, Silence)

"Justice is truth in action."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Truth, Action, Justice)

"I say that justice is truth in action."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Truth, Action, Justice)

"Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Time, Truth)

"What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Truth, Error)

"Never ever doubt in magic. The purest honest thoughts come from children, ask any child if they believe in magic and they will tell you the truth."
- Scott Dixon
(Related: Truth, Thoughts, Children, Doubt, Magic, Will)

"When we discover that the truth is already in us, we are all at once our original selves."
- Dogen
(Related: Truth)

"The truth is, when I got started in this business, it wasn't because I had a full understanding of the importance of the business, but because I thought it was fun. I found it exciting. It fulfilled me, whatever it was that I was looking for."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Business, Truth, Thought, Fun, Importance, Understanding)

"The search for the truth is not for the faint hearted."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Truth, Acting, Key, Voice)

"Nothing in man is more serious than his sense of humor; it is the sign that he wants all the truth."
- Mark Van Doren
(Related: Humor, Truth, Man, Nothing, Sense)

"Indeed, scientific truth by consensus has had a uniformly bad history."
- David Douglass
(Related: History, Truth)

"One finds the truth by making a hypothesis and comparing observations with the hypothesis."
- David Douglass
(Related: Truth)

"Truth in science is always determined from observational facts."
- David Douglass
(Related: Science, Truth, Facts)

"The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Life, Nation)

"Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Truth, Violence)

"When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Truth)

"Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Truth)

"Any truth is better than indefinite doubt."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Truth, Doubt)

"How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?"
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Truth)

"It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Truth, Maxim, Old)

"All truths begin as hearsay, as far as I'm concerned."
- Matt Drudge
"People think that if you are a scientist you have to give up that joy of discovery, that passion, that sense of the great romance of life. I say that's completely opposite of the truth."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: Life, Romance, Truth, People, Discovery, Joy, Passion, Sense)

"For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs only to be seen."
- John Dryden
(Related: Truth, Needs)

"Like the sand and the oyster, it's a creative irritant. In each poem, I'm trying to reveal a truth, so it can't have a fictional beginning."
- Carol Ann Duffy
(Related: Truth, Beginning, Trying)

"The truth is there are two hundred white women raped in America by a black man for every one black woman raped by whites."
- David Duke
(Related: Women, Truth, America, Man, Woman)

"Americans do believe in progress and there is almost certainly a kernel of truth in the joke."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Truth, Progress, Americans)

"As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook."
- Jennifer Dunn
(Related: Truth, People, Elections, Vote)

"It struck me that working digitally with a small crew, I could lay out a general plan for Famous and hope for mistakes which would create something more than satire and something less than truthful reality."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: Hope, Famous, Mistakes, Reality, Satire)

"Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent."
- Will Durant
(Related: Truth, Custom, Minority)

"Truth is, you make albums, and some of those songs are hits, and some of the greatest hits albums have songs that weren't hits. You have a career, the reason why we're still around 10 years is that we do have successful songs."
- Adam Duritz
(Related: Truth, Successful, Career, Reason, Songs, Years)

"Truth disappears with the telling of it."
- Lawrence Durrell
(Related: Truth)

"Perhaps our only sickness is to desire a truth which we cannot bear rather than to rest content with the fictions we manufacture out of each other."
- Lawrence Durrell
(Related: Truth, Content, Desire, Rest, Sickness)

"Truth is always a delusion."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Truth, Delusion)

"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."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Age, Truth, Freedom, Justice, Present, Reason)

"I don't think we've got much of a chance to tell you the truth. But our main problem is our audience skews a little older than most shows, and I don't think our people can stay up that late. I certainly can't."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Truth, People, Chance)

"All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Truth, Lie, World)

"Deconstruction insists not that truth is illusory but that it is institutional."
- Terry Eagleton
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Truth, Now, World)

"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."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Love, Truth, People, Learning, Lies, Mankind, Mission, Passion)

"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."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Truth, Fear)

"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."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Truth, World)

"Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Happiness, Love, Truth, Mankind, Spiritual)

"Truth is immortal; error is mortal."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Truth, Error)

"If Christianity is not scientific, and Science is not God, then there is no invariable law, and truth becomes an accident."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Science, God, Truth, Christianity, Accident, Law)

"In society, one doesn't tell the truth, one tells the exact opposite."
- Nelson Eddy
(Related: Society, Truth)

"The only people I have seen who have been truly pushing for the truth are the family members."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Family, Truth, People)

"I don't claim that our TV comedies are highbrow in anyway, but I think there's a basis to them, and that's why they're more popular than other TV comedies. There's a basis of truth in them, a gut feeling."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: Truth, Feeling, Popular)

"It's all very boring to say that we get along great and all that and sometimes we mock up come aggravation to make it interesting but the truth of it is that we get along so well we've never had an argument."
- Dave Edmunds
(Related: Truth, Argument)

"Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Truth, Accuracy, Falsehood, First)

"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Truth, People, Difference, Justice, Problems, Treatment)

"If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Truth, Elegance)

"Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Truth)

"Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Gods, Laughter)

"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Children, Pursuit)

"Truth is the greatest of all national possessions. A state, a people, a system which suppresses the truth or fears to publish it, deserves to collapse."
- Kurt Eisner
(Related: Truth, People, Possessions, State)

"Truth comes out in wine."
- Pliny the Elder
(Related: Truth, Wine)

"In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled."
- Paul Eldridge
(Related: Truth, Facts)

"Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through."
- George Eliot
(Related: Truth)

"Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult."
- George Eliot
(Related: Truth, Falsehood)

"All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Character, Facts, Public)

"To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?"
- Elizabeth II
(Related: Truth, Inspiration, Bible, Treasure)

"There must be possible a fiction which, leaving sociology and case histories to the scientists, can arrive at the truth about the human condition, here and now, with all the bright magic of the fairy tale."
- Ralph Ellison
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Magic, Now, Scientists)

"I am conservative by temperament. I disapprove of criminal activity. I am very solidly and markedly on the side of authority. The truth is I would rather err on the side of too much authority than too little."
- James Ellroy
(Related: Truth, Authority, Conservative, Temperament)

"The truth of the matter is, you lose a parent to murder when you're 10 years old, and in fact at the time of the murder you hate your lost parent, my mother in my case."
- James Ellroy
(Related: Time, Mother, Truth, Fact, Hate, Murder, Old, Years)

"Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Men, Truth, Property, Treasure)

"Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Love, Truth, Affectation, Goodness)

"Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Truth, Doubt, Lies)

"Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Truth, Choice, Mind)

"Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Reality)

"Maybe I don't believe things myself, as well. Truth is such a transient thing."
- Tracey Emin
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Tracey Emin
(Related: Experience, Truth)

"The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed."
- Eminem
(Related: Life, Truth, Nothing, Tomorrow)

"A lot of truth is said in jest."
- Eminem
(Related: Truth, Jest)

"If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible."
- Epictetus
(Related: Truth, Victory, Will)

"Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Man, Mind)

"Humility is truth."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Truth, Humility)

"It's been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Truth, Fun, Pretty)

"The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice."
- Gloria Estefan
(Related: Truth, Opportunity)

"The camera cannot lie, but it can be an accessory to untruth."
- Harold Evans
(Related: Lie)

"Attempting to get at truth means rejecting stereotypes and cliches."
- Harold Evans
(Related: Truth, Cliches)

"I learned at a very early age, the easiest thing in the world is to tell the truth, and then you don't have to remember what you said. It has nothing to do with morality, just remembering what you said."
- Robert Evans
(Related: Age, Morality, Truth, Nothing, World)

"I always felt that a scientist owes the world only one thing, and that is the truth as he sees it."
- Hans Eysenck
(Related: Truth, World)

"If the truth contradicts deeply held beliefs, that is too bad."
- Hans Eysenck
(Related: Truth, Beliefs)

"There are two kinds of writers; the great ones who can give you truths, and the lessor ones, who can only give you themselves."
- Cliff Fadiman
(Related: Writers)

"I am an atheist, and if an atheist and a pope think the same things, there must be something true. There must be some human truth that is beyond religion."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Religion, Truth)

"He said this has the potential to be the first broadband killer application, and it has sort of become the truth because obviously it's so bandwidth intensive. I mean, it has been an issue."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Truth, First, Potential)

"The ultimate aim of the human mind, in all its efforts, is to become acquainted with Truth."
- Eliza Farnham
(Related: Truth, Mind)

"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."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Peace, Truth, Justice)

"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."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Life, Brother, Truth, Help, Loss, Regret, Saying)

"Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Truth, Facts)

"My assignment is what every writer's assignment is: tell the truth of his own time."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Time, Truth, Writer)

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as one part of your life starts looking up, another falls to pieces."
- Helen Fielding
(Related: Life, Truth)

"I think academics are infuriating. For every expert on Shakespeare there is another one to cancel his theory out. It drives you up the wall. I think the greatest form of finding out the truth is through fantasy."
- Joseph Fiennes
(Related: Truth, Fantasy, Shakespeare, Theory)

"I know that from the days of Watergate... the notion of two sources on a story has become the popular dogma about how you confirm something. And there is a lot of truth to that, but there are all kinds of ways to check to the extent that you can, a story that you get."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Truth, Popular)

"I don't think that we necessarily lie. I mean, we make our living by pretending that we're someone else. I don't tell tall tales. I always tell the truth."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Truth, Lie, Living)

"The truth is, I'm proud of the life I've lived so far, and although I've made my share of mistakes, I have no regrets."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Life, Truth, Mistakes)

"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 for everyone to see."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Money, Truth, Internet, Objectives, Washington)

"In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it."
- Ernst Fischer
(Related: Art, Change, Faith, Society, Help, World)

"Don't despise empiric truth. Lots of things work in practice for which the laboratory has never found proof."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Work, Truth, Practice, Proof)

"It is of no help to us that there is an absolute truth of the matter of things because unfortunately, none of us are in a position to say definitively what that is - although we all think that we are."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Truth, Help)

"I think that the truth is a really stern taskmistress."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Truth)

"The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Work, Truth, Books, Detail, Neglect, Present, Principles, Stress, Teaching, Weight)

"It's a journalist's job to be a witness to history. We're not there to worry about ourselves. We're there to try and get as near as we can, in an imperfect world, to the truth and get the truth out."
- Robert Fisk
(Related: History, Truth, Job, World, Worry)

"The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!"
- Michael Flanders
(Related: Truth, Purpose, Illusion, Job, Satire)

"There is no truth. There is only perception."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Truth, Perception)

"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."
- Fernando Flores
(Related: Power, Trust, Truth, Heart, Communication, Imprisonment)

"Secular humanists suspect there is something more gloriously human about resisting the religious impulse; about accepting the cold truth, even if that truth is only that the universe is as indifferent to us as we are to it."
- Tom Flynn
(Related: Truth, Religious, Universe)

"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."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Love, Power, Truth, People, Virtue, Abuse, Will)

"The truth doesn't hurt unless it ought to."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Truth, Hurt)

"Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Time, Work, Truth)

"Truth is the glue that holds government together."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Government, Truth)

"There is no work of art that has ever been made that is absolutely truthful about life."
- Richard Foreman
(Related: Art, Life, Work)

"One is certain of nothing but the truth of one's own emotions."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Truth, Emotions, Nothing)

"Truth is a big concept."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Truth)

"Truth implies meaning."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Truth, Meaning)

"Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art."
- Michel Foucault
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Truth, Madness)

"But while we can never predict where events will take us or the unavoidable bills we will have to pay as a consequence, we must confront the ghastly truth of Labour's legacy."
- Liam Fox
(Related: Truth, Events, Will)

"From the first place of liquid darkness, within the second place of air and light, I set down the following record with its mixture of fact and truths and memories of truths and its direction toward the Third Place, where the starting point is myth."
- Janet Frame
(Related: Darkness, Direction, Fact, First, Light, Memories, Myth)

"The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything."
- Anatole France
(Related: Life, Truth)

"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."
- Marie de France
(Related: Love, Truth, Loyalty, Measure, Sweetness, Word)

"Women have not yet realized the cowardice that resides, for if they should decide to do so, they would be able to fight you until death; and to prove that I speak the truth, amongst so many women, I will be the first to act, setting an example for them to follow."
- Veronica Franco
(Related: Women, Truth, Death, Act, Cowardice, Example, Fight, First, Will)

"Half a truth is often a great lie."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Truth, Lie)

"We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all."
- John Hope Franklin
(Related: Life, Truth, Country, Goodness, Learning, World)

"The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in this world is to discover new truths, and the next is to shake off old prejudices."
- Frederick II
(Related: Old, Pleasure, World)

"People hear that and say I'm being modest, but I am not a modest person, but I have to be truthful about what I'm doing and what I'm doing is channeling."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: People, Being)

"There is a distinction between fact and truth. Truth has an element of revelation about it. If something is true, it does more than strike one as merely being so."
- Lucian Freud
(Related: Truth, Being, Fact)

"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."
- Jonathan Frid
(Related: Truth, Friend, Horror, Lying)

"A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth."
- Max Frisch
(Related: Truth, Living, Man, Protection)

"This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Peace, Truth, Management, Cooperation, Legislation, Water)

"I do not have the answers and as a woman I do not intend to play my own thoughts over the truth. I can clearly state the problems and tell you that I suffer from them."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: Truth, Thoughts, Answers, Play, Problems, State, Woman)

"Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Change, Life, Being)

"Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith."
- Christopher Fry
(Related: Faith, Truth, Comedy, Despair)

"Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly."
- Christopher Fry
(Related: Imagination, Truth, Eye)

"I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Truth, Freedom, Language, Purity, Tolerance)

"The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego."
- Northrop Frye
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Ego, Goodness, Nonsense, Pursuit, Temptation)

"Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Truth, Waking)

"It is a vulgar error that love, a love, to woman is her whole existence; she is born for Truth and Love in their universal energy."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Love, Truth, Energy, Error, Existence, Woman)

"Truth is a tendency."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Truth)

"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, my moment. It's the moment that the audience falls in love."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Love, Work, Art, Music, Truth, Lie, Artist)

"It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Fool, Will)

"Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Facts, Shadow, Will)

"There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Truth, Majority, Wrong)

"All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."
- Galileo Galilei
"We also maintain - again with perfect truth - that mystery is more than half of beauty, the element of strangeness that stirs the senses through the imagination."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Imagination, Beauty, Truth, Mystery, Senses)

"Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, Public, Self, Support)

"Truth never damages a cause that is just."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, Cause)

"Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Nature, Truth, Ignorance, Self)

"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."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, Nothing, Old, World)

"My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Religion, God, Truth)

"Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Morality, Truth)

"Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth)

"The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, Pursuit, Violence)

"Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, Minority)

"An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, Error, Reason)

"All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, May, Nothing, World)

"I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, World)

"God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: God, Truth, Public, Self, Support, World)

"God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: God, Truth, May, Treasure)

"I answered their questions truthfully and honestly, but I would prefer not to say more. I assume the information was routed back and that is why I was not called to testify."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Information, Questions)

"As I've said, I've been advised not to get into the specifics out there. Is there some truth out there? Yes. Is there a lot of falsehood out there? Absolutely."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Truth, Falsehood)

"I believe that acting in any medium is the same thing, it's discovering the truth in where you are."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Truth, Acting)

"The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Truth, First, Will)

"Paul's the writer. Yeah, I wrote a little of that stuff, but that's just technically true. In spirit, and in essence of the truth, it doesn't matter. So I don't know, maybe I'm being foolish for not being technical. Yeah, I wrote a certain portion of the things."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Truth, Being, Spirit, Writer)

"To tell you the truth, I never listen to opera at home."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Home, Truth, Opera)

"What generally happens in this county is that our politicians don't serve us well because they don't tell the truth, and they don't keep their promises."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Truth, Politicians, Promises)

"I'm convinced from what I know of Vernon Bundy that his testimony was truthful."
- Jim Garrison
"To those who don't want the truth about Kennedy's assassination to become known, the very repetition of a charge lends it a certain credibility, since people have a tendency to believe that where there's smoke, there's fire."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Truth, People, Assassination, Credibility, Fire, Repetition, Want)

"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."
- William Lloyd Garrison
(Related: Truth, Justice, Will)

"I'll tell you the truth: I had a double brandy before the game but, before, it used to be four bottles of whisky. Not any more. I was fine. I had a glass of wine after the game. But it was just a mouthful."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Wine)

"An idea is a putting truth in check-mate."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Truth, Idea)

"I'm Billy the Kid, the fastest draw. It's not arrogance. It's the truth."
- David Geffen
(Related: Truth, Arrogance)

"I would say that Bob Dylan is as interested in money as any person I've known in my life. That's just the truth."
- David Geffen
(Related: Money, Life, Truth)

"Most jokes state a bitter truth."
- Larry Gelbart
(Related: Truth, Jokes, State)

"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."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Truth, People, Habit, Lies, Taste, Will)

"Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present, called Truth the daughter of Time."
- Aulus Gellius
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth, Memory, Name, Old, Poets, Present)

"Truth is the daughter of time."
- Aulus Gellius
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth)

"He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it."
- Henry George
(Related: Truth)

"Prior to that I produced a couple of TV movies for CBS, but the truth of the matter is that I burned out for a couple of years. I didn't do anything for a while, apart from taking up golf, for which I got a four handicap."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Movies, Truth, Golf, Years)

"Look, the, the - this country has not lived within its means for a very long time, and, and the truth is we're going to have to take our medicine."
- Alexi Giannoulias
(Related: Time, Truth, Country, Medicine)

"Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Love, Beauty, Truth, Kings, Today, Yesterday)

"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."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Heart, Life, First, Prizes)

"Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Truth, Doctrine)

"Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Truth, Rebellion, Spring)

"Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.'"
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Truth)

"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 your delight."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Truth, Heart, Deep, Delight, Giving, Joy, Sorrow, Weeping)

"Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Happiness, Life, Truth, People, Content, Deep, Kindness)

"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."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Truth, Heart, Delight, Weeping)

"Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Truth, Exaggeration, Temper)

"Well, I think any time you delve into this sort of religion, politics, as you well know, you're going to, you know, touch a few nerves. I wasn't - now - and this is the honest truth."
- Mel Gibson
(Related: Time, Politics, Religion, Truth, Nerves, Now)

"The color of truth is gray."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Truth)

"Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Truth, Doubt)

"I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society."
- Virginia Gildersleeve
(Related: Life, Society, Truth, Chance, College, Mind)

"Well, more than me saying to the rest of the country music industry there is not enough traditional country music - that is not necessarily the statement in truth. I think more so that I, me, missed it more than anything else."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Music, Truth, Country, Country music, Rest, Saying)

"You get trapped by stories. Though I've got this reputation for being out of control, it's not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Truth, Control, Being, Reputation)

"In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection."
- Carol Gilligan
(Related: Women, Truth, Failure, Aggression, Care, Connection, Lies, Responsibility, Voice)

"The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Government, Time, Truth, Corruption, Country)

"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."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Truth, Islam, Radical, Right, Talk)

"The Centre is very important to me; it's about trust - about truth."
- David Ginola
(Related: Trust, Truth)

"If now isn't a good time for the truth I don't see when we'll get to it."
- Nikki Giovanni
(Related: Time, Truth, Now)

"There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Imagination, Nature, Truth, Law, Study)

"We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Nature, Imagination, Truth, Law, Schools)

"Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious truth. Money is time."
- George Gissing
(Related: Money, Time, Truth)

"I suppose I shouldn't go around admitting I speak untruths on the radio."
- Ira Glass
"The truth is that there is no terror untempered by some great moral idea."
- Jean-Luc Godard
(Related: Truth, Idea, Terror)

"Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second."
- Jean-Luc Godard
(Related: Truth, Cinema, Photography)

"Wisdom is found only in truth."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Wisdom, Truth)

"First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Love, Genius, Truth, First)

"Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Careers, Literature, Living, Meaning, Memories, Nerves, Writers)

"Never underestimate people. They do desire the cut of truth."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Truth, People, Desire)

"I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Truth, Job, Want)

"I want everyone to tell me the truth, even if it costs him his job."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Truth, Job, Want)

"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."
- Edmond De Goncourt
(Related: Age, Men, Truth, Reason, Sadness)

"As a general truth, it is safe to say that any picture that produces a moral impression is a bad picture."
- Edmond De Goncourt
(Related: Truth, Impression)

"Truth cannot be defined or tested by agreement with 'the world'; for not only do truths differ for different worlds but the nature of agreement between a world apart from it is notoriously nebulous."
- Nelson Goodman
(Related: Nature, Truth, Agreement, World)

"Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is."
- Nadine Gordimer
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Hunger)

"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."
- Al Gore
(Related: Truth, Courage, Financial, Strength, President, Project)

"If truth is the first victim of war, then read on - I've got some great lies for you this month."
- Alan Gorrie
(Related: War, Truth, First, Lies)

"This is the absolute truth: and on this truth our tactics must be based. All tactics that are not based on this are false, and lead the proletariat to terrible defeat."
- Herman Gorter
(Related: Truth, Defeat)

"Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing."
- Elizabeth Goudge
(Related: Life, First, Hearing, Sound)

"Two elements are needed to form a truth - a fact and an abstraction."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: Truth, Fact)

"The terrible thing about the quest for truth is that you find it."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: Truth, Quest)

"Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: Ideas, Logic, Man, Nothing, Pleasure, Reason)

"As I began to discover my own truth and endeavored to possess it with clarity, I became more and more alienated from that which my companions held, or professed to hold."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Truth, Clarity)

"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."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Age, Beauty, Truth, Justice, Old, Reason)

"The truth is, I could no more dictate her nature than she could dictate mine. Kinsey's happy as she is and she doesn't need to be rescued, improved, or saved."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: Nature, Truth)

"The president has undermined trust. No longer will the members of Congress be entitled to accept his veracity. Caveat emptor has become the word. Every member of Congress is on his or her own to determine the truth."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Trust, Truth, Congress, President, Will, Word)

"Yes, more than 100 Democrats voted to authorize Bush to take the nation to war. Most of them did so in the belief that the president and his administration were truthful in their statements that Saddam Hussein was a gathering menace."
- Bob Graham
(Related: War, Belief, Democrats, Nation, President)

"I had earlier concluded that a war with Iraq would be a distraction from the successful and expeditious completion of our aims in Afghanistan. Now I had come to question whether the White House was telling the truth."
- Bob Graham
(Related: War, Truth, Successful, Afghanistan, Completion, Iraq, Now, Question)

"I presumed the president was being truthful until a series of events undercut that confidence."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Being, Confidence, Events, President)

"To tell the truth is revolutionary."
- Antonio Gramsci
(Related: Truth)

"The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do."
- Hugh Grant
(Related: Truth, Fact, Film, Ladies)

"I cling to the fantasy that I could have done something more creative. Like actually writing a script, or writing a book. But the awful truth is that I... probably can't!"
- Hugh Grant
(Related: Truth, Fantasy, Writing)

"This is our lives. The way to give it dignity is to tell the truth."
- Lee Grant
(Related: Truth, Dignity)

"The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth."
- Michael Graves
(Related: Architecture, Truth, Idea)

"I see architecture not as Gropius did, as a moral venture, as truth, but as invention, in the same way that poetry or music or painting is invention."
- Michael Graves
(Related: Architecture, Music, Poetry, Truth, Invention, Painting)

"As a main ingredient to the show, it has to have truth, represent truth, or else it won't last."
- Adolph Green
(Related: Truth)

"But if Shakespeare himself is maybe about meaning and truth, I don't know, then he is certainly about pleasure and interest, we start with pleasure and interest, but maybe eventually it gets to meaning and truth."
- Stephen Greenblatt
(Related: Truth, Interest, Meaning, Pleasure, Shakespeare)

"I believe in broken, fractured, complicated narratives, but I believe in narratives as a vehicle for truth, not simply as a form of entertainment, though I love entertainment, but also a way of conveying what needs to be conveyed about the works that I care about."
- Stephen Greenblatt
(Related: Love, Truth, Care, Entertainment, Needs)

"In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Kindness, Lies, Relationships, Worth)

"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."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Truth, Lie, Challenge, Lies, Man)

"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."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Reason, Trying)

"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."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Truth, Being, Kindness, Lies, Mathematicians, Symbol, Value, Worth)

"There should be a readiness, on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of this religion, if it be found to be of divine origin."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Religion, Truth, Candor, May)

"In requiring this candor and simplicity of mind in those who would investigate the truth of our religion, Christianity demands nothing more than is readily conceded to every branch of human science."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Science, Religion, Truth, Christianity, Candor, Mind, Nothing, Simplicity)

"In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Religion, Truth, Christian, Conviction, Discovery, Investigation, Mind, Open, Prejudice)

"When you put your hand on the Bible, you are saying something much stronger than just telling your peers that you're going to tell the truth."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Truth, Bible, Saying)

"The oblique paradox of propaganda is that the lie in the throat becomes, by repetition, the truth in the heart."
- John Grierson
(Related: Truth, Lie, Heart, Paradox, Propaganda, Repetition)

"I believe certain members of the U.S. Congress have aided in the oppression and diversion of critical information that could have revealed a fullness of truth long ago."
- Bo Gritz
(Related: Truth, Congress, Information, Oppression)

"Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people."
- Philip Guedalla
(Related: Truth, People, Autobiography)

"I look forward to the end of all this money-making part of the career, to be truthful."
- Paul Guilfoyle
(Related: Money, Career, End)

"We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Experience, Women, Change, Truth, Mountains)

"Justifying faith is not a naked assent to the truths of the gospel."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Faith)

"Great comforts do, indeed, bear witness to the truth of thy grace, but not to the degree of it; the weak child is oftener in the lap than the strong one."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Truth, Grace)

"Because the truth is, today's immigrants, as they have for generation after generation, work the longest hours at the hardest jobs for the lowest pay, jobs that are just about impossible to fill."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Work, Truth, Jobs, Today)

"I've never met or spoken to David Lee Roth, yet it's rather ironic that even he's saying Eddie's lying about things. I'm saying he's not telling the truth, yet Eddie insists that the two of us are lying! You be the judge."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Truth, Lying, Saying)

"Memory is often less about the truth than about what we want it to be."
- David Halberstam
(Related: Truth, Memory, Want)

"Why would anyone lie? The truth is always more colorful."
- James Hall
(Related: Truth, Lie)

"Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this... will without much labour be effected."
- Edmond Halley
(Related: Earth, Sun, Will)

"The truth sets you free. It's a very liberating thing, when you say this is who I am warts and all and then you can just get on with life. It's amazing."
- Geri Halliwell
(Related: Life, Truth)

"I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying to be as truthful as possible with performances."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Sentimentality, Trying)

"Mind and spirit together make up that which separates us from the rest of the animal world, that which enables a man to know the truth and that which enables him to die for the truth."
- Edith Hamilton
(Related: Truth, Man, Mind, Rest, Spirit, World)

"It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: Art, Truth, Glory)

"Truth, like a torch, the more it's shook it shines."
- William Hamilton
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Truth, Fact, Order, Support)

"I always divide people into two groups. Those who live by what they know to be a lie, and those who live by what they believe, falsely, to be the truth."
- Christopher Hampton
(Related: Truth, Lie, People)

"But, the truth is that everyone is somebody already."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Truth)

"The truth, Prime Minister, is that you have run out of our money. The country as a whole is now in negative equity. Every British child is born owing around 20,000 pounds. Servicing the interest on that debt is going to cost more than educating the child."
- Daniel Hannan
(Related: Money, Truth, Negative, Country, Debt, Interest, Now)

"Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor."
- David Hare
(Related: Truth, Honor, Purity)

"The greatest truths are the simplest, and so are the greatest men."
- Julius Charles Hare
(Related: Men)

"You want to do something that shows some type individuality and talent and imagination - at the same time, you want to be truthful to the predecessors, because obviously the audience liked something about them and you have to replicate that experience to a certain extent."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Experience, Imagination, Time, Talent, Individuality, Want)

"The bud of victory is always in the truth."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: Truth, Victory)

"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."
- George Harrison
(Related: Truth, People, Illusion, Space, Talking)

"The search for the truth for truth's sake is the mark of the historian."
- B. H. Liddell Hart
(Related: Truth)

"There are people who are very highly paid to cover the truth and who will protect their clients."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Truth, People, Clients, Will)

"Image is what people perceive my life to be. It's nothing like the truth."
- David Hasselhoff
(Related: Life, Truth, People, Nothing)

"There are times when we must sink to the bottom of our misery to understand truth, just as we must descend to the bottom of a well to see the stars in broad daylight."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Truth, Misery, Stars)

"When a truth is not given complete freedom, freedom is not complete."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Truth, Freedom)

"The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Truth, Children)

"Most centrist Democrats... try to distance themselves from controversies that recall the 1960s. There are journalistic centrists as well, who avoid hard truths for the sake of acceptance and legitimacy."
- Tom Hayden
(Related: Acceptance, Democrats)

"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."
- Helen Hayes
(Related: Love, Truth, Dignity, Eternity)

"Legends die hard. They survive as truth rarely does."
- Helen Hayes
(Related: Truth, Legends)

"The truth is, this being errand boy to one hundred and fifty thousand people tires me so by night I am ready for bed instead of soirees."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Truth, People, Bed, Being, Night)

"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."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Truth, Quackery)

"An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Truth, Man, May, Order)

"That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be. To the wise, these truths are self-evident."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Self)

"Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence, to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right."
- Shirley Hazzard
(Related: Imagination, Love, Intelligence, Truth, Fact, Right)

"Although I had arrived in total darkness the light of truth at once burst upon my mind and I perceived most clearly that the republicans had overreached themselves."
- Francis Bond Head
(Related: Truth, Darkness, Light, Mind, Republicans)

"There is risk and truth to yourselves and the world before you."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Truth, Risk, World)

"In fact, in lyric poetry, truthfulness becomes recognizable as a ring of truth within the medium itself."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Poetry, Truth, Fact)

"But that citizen's perception was also at one with the truth in recognizing that the very brutality of the means by which the IRA were pursuing change was destructive of the trust upon which new possibilities would have to be based."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Change, Trust, Truth, Perception, Possibilities)

"I put myself on the line with my truth and my sexuality. That is my choice. My choice."
- Anne Heche
(Related: Truth, Choice, Sexuality)

"Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond."
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
(Related: Truth, Philosophy, Reality)

"Language is the house of the truth of Being."
- Martin Heidegger
(Related: Truth, Being, Language)

"No one ever tells us the truth, even those we love."
- Anna Held
(Related: Love, Truth)

"What a word is truth. Slippery, tricky, unreliable. I tried in these books to tell the truth."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Truth, Books, Word)

"Truth made you a traitor as it often does in a time of scoundrels."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Time, Truth)

"Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Truth, Cynicism, Saying)

"Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it."
- Claude Adrien Helvetius
(Related: Truth)

"Music makes me high on stage, and that's the truth. It's like being almost addicted to music."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: Music, Truth, Being)

"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."
- Patrick Henry
(Related: Truth, May, Spirit)

"The most important thing about my profession is finding the truth, finding the reality of these shows."
- Shuler Hensley
(Related: Truth, Profession, Reality)

"Truth suffers from too much analysis."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Truth)

"To attempt seeing Truth without knowing Falsehood. It is the attempt to see the Light without knowing the Darkness. It cannot be."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Truth, Darkness, Falsehood, Light)

"Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Morality, Truth, Being, Respect)

"Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy."
- George Herbert
(Related: Truth, Error, Fault)

"There exists, if I am not mistaken, an entire world which is the totality of mathematical truths, to which we have access only with our mind, just as a world of physical reality exists, the one like the other independent of ourselves, both of divine creation."
- Charles Hermite
(Related: Creation, Mind, Reality, World)

"All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more strongly the truths come from on high, and contained in the sacred writings."
- William Herschel
(Related: Purpose)

"Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God."
- Alfred Day Hershey
(Related: Love, God, Truth, Honor, Justice, Sentiment)

"Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable."
- Werner Herzog
(Related: Power, Truth, Bizarre, Facts)

"The truth is lived, not taught."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Truth)

"Individually, museums are fine institutions, dedicated to the high values of preservation, education and truth; collectively, their growth in numbers points to the imaginative death of this country."
- Robert Hewison
(Related: Death, Education, Truth, Growth, Values, Country, Museums, Numbers)

"I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit."
- Bill Hicks
(Related: Love, Truth, Laughter, Spirit)

"That I feel a desire, my friends, that we in this latter day of the world, in which light is fast spreading, that we should be willing to attend to those portions of the Scriptures of truth that direct us home to the foundation."
- Elias Hicks
(Related: Home, Truth, Day, Desire, Friends, Light, World)

"In reading the scriptures of truth, we often put wrong constructions upon them, and apply them improperly; and I apprehend it has often been the case in relation to this portion, particularly that part in relation to man's seeking out many inventions."
- Elias Hicks
(Related: Truth, Inventions, Man, Reading, Wrong)

"What encouragement the apostle holds out to us. O my friends, that we might leave all our pretensions, and come to the truth in our own hearts."
- Elias Hicks
(Related: Truth, Encouragement, Friends)

"Country music is the people's music. It just speaks about real life and about truth and it tells things how they really are."
- Faith Hill
(Related: Life, Music, Truth, People, Country, Country music)

"They should hold themselves absolutely upon the immovable foundation of truth and nature, whereby alone they can save themselves from misapprehensions and from the danger of being entirely carried away from reality into mere dreams and fictions."
- Ethan A. Hitchcock
(Related: Dreams, Nature, Truth, Being, Danger, Reality)

"Notwithstanding this high Ecclesiastical authority, he who dared accept truth only because it could be proved, or proved to be good, and disregard authority, was commonly stigmatized as an infidel."
- Ethan A. Hitchcock
(Related: Truth, Authority)

"The victor will never be asked if he told the truth."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Truth, Will)

"It is not truth that matters, but victory."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Truth, Victory)

"As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Truth, Christian, Duty, Justice)

"Such truth, as opposeth no man's profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Men, Truth, Man, Pleasure, Profit)

"When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Truth, Possession)

"The weakness of a soul is proportionate to the number of truths that must be kept from it."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Soul, Weakness)

"The original fairy tale was about the youngest sister going into a room in the castle and finding all the bodies of the wives that came before her - she is confronted with truth, thinking about how often we think we know people and we really don't."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Sister, Truth, People, Thinking, Wives)

"I always felt and still feel that fairy tales have an emotional truth that is so deep that there are few things that really rival them."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Truth, Deep)

"Art is magic... But how is it magic? In its metaphysical development? Or does some final transformation culminate in a magic reality? In truth, the latter is impossible without the former. If creation is not magic, the outcome cannot be magic."
- Hans Hofmann
(Related: Art, Truth, Development, Creation, Magic, Reality)

"We don't have truth delivered to us very often, especially in this very commercialized world."
- Hal Holbrook
(Related: Truth, World)

"That is where consensus-building begins-with the idea that you have your own truth, but that the negotiator on the other side of the table has his own truth as well."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Truth, Idea)

"If you come to a negotiation table saying you have the final truth, that you know nothing but the truth and that is final, you will get nothing."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Truth, Negotiation, Nothing, Saying, Will)

"The truth is, we haven't really figured out yet how artists are going to thrive in modern mass societies. We're all experiments."
- Brad Holland
(Related: Truth, Artists)

"Postmodernists believe that truth is myth, and myth, truth. This equation has its roots in pop psychology. The same people also believe that emotions are a form of reality. There used to be another name for this state of mind. It used to be called psychosis."
- Brad Holland
(Related: Truth, People, Emotions, Mind, Myth, Name, Psychology, Reality, State)

"Many people have observed that truth is stranger than fiction. This has led some intellectuals to conclude that it's stranger than non-fiction as well."
- Brad Holland
(Related: Truth, People, Fiction, Intellectuals)

"Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Work, Truth)

"Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Truth, Children, Pretty, World)

"A new untruth is better than an old truth."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Truth, Old)

"Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Truth, Light)

"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."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Truth, Day, Evening, Football, May, Will)

"The truth is, I initially became a singer-songwriter while still in my teens because it was the only way to guarantee that somebody on earth would sing the songs I was writing. Since then, I've performed just about everywhere: rock clubs, concerts halls, arenas, TV."
- Rupert Holmes
(Related: Truth, Earth, Songs, Writing)

"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."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Truth, Day, Evening, Football, May, Will)

"So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them."
- Thomas Hooker
(Related: Truth, May, Shadows, Sorrow)

"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."
- J. Edgar Hoover
(Related: Truth, Citizenship, Key, Law, Years)

"Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn't it?"
- Anthony Hope
(Related: Truth, People, Falsehood)

"We have already done so much that people call dynamics. Look at the bumblebee being unaware of scientific truths, goes ahead and flies anyway. If it is possible, we will do it here."
- Tom Hopkins
(Related: People, Being, Flies, Will)

"We are free to yield to truth."
- Horace
(Related: Truth, Yield)

"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."
- Horace
(Related: Art, Truth, Achievement, Nothing)

"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 prosecution."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Friendship, Truth, Now)

"Working together, they will dig out the truth and nothing but the truth about what happened in '99, to assign responsibility, and to look at the institutional failings."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Truth, Nothing, Responsibility, Will)

"My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don't fight it."
- Whitney Houston
(Related: Mother, Truth, Lie, Fight)

"Country music is three chords and the truth."
- Harlan Howard
(Related: Music, Truth, Country, Country music)

"Truth is absolute, truth is supreme, truth is never disposable in national political life."
- John Howard
(Related: Life, Truth)

"We want to assert the very principle that truth is absolute, truth is supreme, truth is never disposable in national political life."
- John Howard
(Related: Life, Truth, Want)

"Truth is not a matter of personal viewpoint."
- Vernon Howard
(Related: Truth)

"Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: People, Desire, Talk)

"Live truth instead of professing it."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Truth)

"To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Truth, Error)

"Truth springs from argument amongst friends."
- David Hume
(Related: Truth, Argument, Friends)

"Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity."
- David Hume
(Related: Truth, Reason, Sense, Will)

"The truth of the matter is the real industry is in LA and the cream of the talent is there."
- Charlie Hunnam
(Related: Talent, Truth)

"No one is entitled to the truth."
- E. Howard Hunt
(Related: Truth)

"When language was not transcendental enough to complete the meaning of a revelation, symbols were relied upon for heavenly teaching, and familiar images, chosen from the known, were made to mirror the unknown spiritual truth."
- William H. Hunt
(Related: Truth, Language, Meaning, Spiritual, Teaching)

"Tell the truth."
- Ian Hunter
(Related: Truth)

"The other aspect of American identity worth focusing on is the concept of America as a nation of immigrants. That certainly is a partial truth. But it is often assumed to be the total truth."
- Samuel P. Huntington
(Related: Truth, America, American, Identity, Nation, Worth)

"Total falsehoods can be easily exposed for what they are by citing exceptions to their claims. Hence, they are less likely to be accepted as the total truth."
- Samuel P. Huntington
(Related: Truth)

"The British were white, English, and Protestant, just as we were. They had to have some other basis on which to justify independence, and happily they were able to formulate the inalienable truths set forth in the Declaration."
- Samuel P. Huntington
(Related: English, Independence)

"Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods."
- Samuel P. Huntington
"I am not going to answer to this so-called court, out of respect for the truth and the will of the Iraqi people. I've said what I've said, and I'm not guilty."
- Saddam Hussein
(Related: Truth, People, Court, Respect, Will)

"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."
- King Hussein I
(Related: God, Truth, Ideas, Beliefs, Help)

"To every object there correspond an ideally closed system of truths that are true of it and, on the other hand, an ideal system of possible cognitive processes by virtue of which the object and the truths about it would be given to any cognitive subject."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Virtue)

"Will it please you to answer me this and to give me a rule for then I will willingly submit to any truth."
- Anne Hutchinson
(Related: Truth, Will)

"One may preach a covenant of grace more clearly than another... But when they preach a covenant of works for salvation, that is not truth."
- Anne Hutchinson
(Related: Truth, Grace, May, Salvation)

"Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Truth)

"Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Truth, Errors, Man)

"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."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Beauty, Men, Truth, Discovery, Goodness)

"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 denunciations."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Truth, Opinion, Silence)

"An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Truth, Lie, May)

"You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Truth)

"Science has fulfilled her function when she has ascertained and enunciated truth."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Truth)

"Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Time, Truth)

"The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Errors, May, Spirit, Value)

"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."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Truth, Mankind, Will)

"Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Errors, May)

"History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: History, End, Fate)

"Freedom and order are not incompatible... truth is strength... free discussion is the very life of truth."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Life, Truth, Strength, Freedom, Order)

"Ecclesiasticism in science is only unfaithfulness to truth."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Truth)

"It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: End, Fate)

"All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Truth, Common sense)

"I hate thinking about it, teaching about it, and writing about it. But the plain truth is that hell is real and real people go there for eternity."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: Truth, People, Eternity, Hate, Hell, Teaching, Thinking, Writing)

"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."
- Hypatia
(Related: Men, Truth, Fact, Fight, Living, Superstition, Will)

"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."
- Hypatia
(Related: Life, Travel, Truth, Lie, Preparation, Understanding)

"Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths, and miracles as poetic fantasies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them, and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them."
- Hypatia
(Related: Mind, Miracles, Myths, Pain, Tragedy, Years)

"I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired."
- Janis Ian
(Related: Beauty, Love, Truth, Girls, School, Smiles)

"The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom - they are the pillars of society."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Society, Truth, Freedom)

"Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Truth, Fight, Freedom)

"The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom - these are the pillars of society."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Society, Truth, Freedom, Spirit)

"The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Society, Truth, Enemy, Freedom, Majority)

"You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Truth, Fight, Freedom)

"A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Truth, Battle, Freedom, Man)

"One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Truth, Battle, Freedom)

"Infinite love is the only truth. Everything else is illusion."
- David Icke
(Related: Love, Truth, Illusion, Infinite)

"A gift of truth is the gift of love."
- David Icke
(Related: Love, Truth)

"I'm the Latin artist who has been the most successful in history at representing the Latin culture. The stylings of my words are immodest, but it's the truth."
- Julio Iglesias
(Related: History, Truth, Successful, Artist, Culture, Words)

"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."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Truth, Lie, Fact, Partnership, Universe, Will, Wonders)

"We try to be driven by what's a good story, what's truthful, and the drama of what happens next."
- Laura Innes
(Related: Drama)

"Things are difficult enough about Iraq without the Federal Government suppressing the truth about Iraq."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Government, Truth, Iraq)

"I've always been suspicious of collective truths."
- Eugene Ionesco
"When truth has no burning, then it is philosophy, when it gets burning from the heart, it becomes poetry."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Poetry, Truth, Heart, Philosophy)

"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."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Truth, Religious)

"I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it."
- Edward Irving
(Related: Truth, Ignorance, Pride, Scotland)

"Take the word of experience, I speak the truth: inaction is safest in danger."
- Silius Italicus
(Related: Experience, Danger, Inaction, Word)

"And if you take the cameras out of the courtroom, then you hide, I think, a certain measure of truth from the public, and I think that's very important for the American public to know."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Truth, American, Measure, Public)

"If you take the cameras out of the courtroom, then you hide a certain measure of truth from the public."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Truth, Measure, Public)

"Vagueness is at times an indication of nearness to a perfect truth."
- Charles Ives
(Related: Truth)

"I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth."
- Molly Ivins
(Related: Truth, Evil, Ignorance)

"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."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: God, Truth, People, Destiny, Help, Lies, May, Pretty, Ugly, Will)

"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 lie."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Truth, Lie, People, Care)

"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."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Life, Truth, Children, First, Harm, Will)

"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."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Love, Truth, Soul, Dream, Heart, Creation, Tomorrow)

"God knows I gave my best in baseball at all times and no man on earth can truthfully judge me otherwise."
- Shoeless Joe Jackson
(Related: God, Baseball, Earth, Man)

"I would not have done much differently, but I would have loved to have done everything better. The truth is, I think I was just getting warmed up when the era ended."
- William Jackson
(Related: Truth)

"I figured I could do It's A Man's Man's Man's World, because I believe it's the truth."
- Etta James
(Related: Truth, Man, World)

"Ideas are, in truth, force."
- Henry James
(Related: Truth, Ideas, Force)

"The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths."
- William James
(Related: Enemy, May, Rest)

"Truth is what works."
- William James
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- William James
(Related: Truth, Thoughts, Beliefs, Credit, Fact, Nothing)

"Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they occur, whether they copy these in advance or not."
- William James
(Related: Truth, Thoughts)

"We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood."
- William James
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Today, Tomorrow)

"Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth."
- Anna Jameson
(Related: Truth, Accuracy, Language)

"Listen closely as those around you speak; great truths are revealed in jest."
- Javan
(Related: Jest)

"Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Society, Morality, Truth)

"The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper."
- Thomas Jefferson
"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Happiness, Men, Life, Rights, Liberty, Pursuit, Self)

"There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Truth, Fear, World)

"Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper."
- 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."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Humor, Truth, Virtue, Politeness, Want)

"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
(Related: Truth, Error, Ignorance, Nothing, Wrong)

"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."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Authority, Pursuit, Reason, Results)

"It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, Truth, Error, Needs, Support)

"He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Truth, Errors, Mind, Nothing)

"Fiction has a unique role in conveying Truth. In fact, only fiction that is Truth with a capital T is worthwhile."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Truth, Fact, Fiction)

"The truth is everybody does it from time to time. People dial telephone numbers and they get a wrong number only to find that they've read the last two digits backwards. Everybody does it, but dyslexics have this tendency to a higher degree."
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: Time, Truth, People, Numbers, Wrong)

"Do I think I was put here on earth to be a journalist and to seek truth? No, I don't."
- Peter Jennings
(Related: Truth, Earth)

"It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar."
- Jerome K. Jerome
(Related: Truth, Policy)

"It is always good policy to tell the truth unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar."
- Jerome K. Jerome
(Related: Truth, Policy)

"In this world truth can wait; she is used to it."
- Douglas William Jerrold
(Related: Truth, World)

"When you look at our world, the truth is that we're all under the influence of politics."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Politics, Truth, Influence, World)

"Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense."
- Henry St. John
(Related: Truth, Error, Lies)

"The dreadful truth is that when people come to see their MP they have run out of better ideas."
- Boris Johnson
(Related: Truth, People, Ideas)

"In the plays - that's where I go crazy. But my prose has a much lighter touch; it's not trying to thrill with language, just to be more truthful. I'm not concerned with the accuracy of anything. We don't get to the truth of anything with facts."
- Denis Johnson
(Related: Truth, Accuracy, Facts, Language, Prose, Trying)

"If you take a lie and allow your desire for the truth, you'll end up with some truth - not fact, but something that gets you closer to the truth. That's what we want. When we go to a play, we need to be assured that the experience we're having."
- Denis Johnson
(Related: Experience, Truth, Lie, Desire, End, Fact, Play, Want)

"The first casualty when war comes is truth."
- Hiram Johnson
(Related: War, Truth, First)

"An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all."
- Jimmy Johnson
(Related: Truth, Reason)

"Truth as such is not a particularly important concept in naturalistic philosophy."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Truth, Philosophy)

"Most importantly, I agree that the truth of these matters should be determined by interpretation of scientific evidence - experiments, fossil studies and the like."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Truth)

"If modernist naturalism were true, there would be no objective truth outside of science. In that case right and wrong would be a matter of cultural preference, or political power, and the power already available to modernists ideologies would be overwhelming."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Power, Science, Truth, Right, Wrong)

"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."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Truth, Man, Right)

"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."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Difference, Falsehood, Gold, Man, Will)

"Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Art, Poetry, Truth, Pleasure)

"Power is not sufficient evidence of truth."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Power, Truth)

"It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so much falsehood in the world."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Lying, World)

"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."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Virtue, Light)

"In order that all men may be taught to speak the truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Men, Truth, May, Order)

"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."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Love, Truth, Being, Feeling)

"You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all. You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Truth, Idea, Church, Act, Being, Road, Singing)

"You know I took an oath to tell the truth when I took the witness stand."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Truth)

"I will tell the truth wherever I please."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Truth, Will)

"I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword. I will tell the truth wherever I please."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Truth, Pen, Will)

"I told the truth, and I did it on national TV in a lie-detector test."
- Paula Jones
(Related: Truth, Lie)

"I felt like all of the American people did not believe me because of the things that were said about me, and said that people would say that it was just for the money, and it wasn't about the money. It was about what he did to me. And I knew I was telling the truth."
- Paula Jones
(Related: Money, Truth, People, American)

"Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Men, Women, Being, Gossip)

"There are two ways to worry words. One is hoping for the greatest possible beauty in what is created. The other is to tell the truth."
- June Jordan
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Words, Worry)

"To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that's political, in its most profound way."
- June Jordan
(Related: Love, Truth, Value)

"The first function of poetry is to tell the truth, to learn how to do that, to find out what you really feel and what you really think."
- June Jordan
(Related: Poetry, Truth, First)

"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."
- June Jordan
(Related: Truth, Deep)

"Poetry is a political act because it involves telling the truth."
- June Jordan
(Related: Poetry, Truth, Act)

"It does not require many words to speak the truth."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Truth, Words)

"Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Love, Truth, Opinions)

"Justice is the truth in action."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Truth, Action, Justice)

"Almost everything in 'A Day With Wilbur Robinson' has some basis in truth. And yes, my sister did pay me to feed her grapes while she talked to her boyfriend on the phone."
- William Joyce
(Related: Sister, Truth, Boyfriend, Day)

"If I have any advice to give to the Syrian president it is to cooperate for the sake of the investigation or for the sake of uncovering the truth."
- Walid Jumblatt
(Related: Truth, Advice, Investigation, President)

"We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Truth, Intellect, World)

"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."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Man, Mistakes)

"Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Error)

"It is the eternal truth in the political as well as the mystical body, that, where one member suffers, all the members suffer with it."
- Junius
(Related: Truth, Body)

"Not everyone can see the truth, but he can be it."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Truth)

"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."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Truth, Lie, Lies)

"I've led a school whose faculty and students examine and discuss and debate every aspect of our law and legal system. And what I've learned most is that no one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom. I've learned that we make progress by listening to each other, across every apparent political or ideological divide."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Legal, Wisdom, Truth, Progress, Debate, Law, Listening, School, Students)

"Architecture is the reaching out for the truth."
- Louis Kahn
(Related: Architecture, Truth)

"If history is any indication, all truths will eventually turn out to be false."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: History, Will)

"It's been 25 years now, and truthfully, time sometimes blurs the memory."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Time, Memory, Now, Years)

"It is difficult to separate, at times, the myth from the truth."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Truth, Myth)

"I intend to explode the myths about myself and get down to the real truth about the legend that is Batman."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Truth, Myths)

"If you ever want to get the facts straight about me or the Batman, please write to the original source, myself, for the truth, instead of second guessing."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Truth, Facts, Want)

"One can hardly be Indian and not know that almost every accent, which hand you eat your food with, has some deeper symbolic truth, reality."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Food, Truth, Reality)

"The truth is, I'm drawn to all kinds of things."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Truth)

"I shot a lot of close-ups on this movie 'cause there's like a dual mystery, she's searching through her haunted past to find some truth and she's also following an external mystery where she comes to think she might be the killer."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Truth, Mystery, Past)

"A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men."
- Patrick Kavanagh
(Related: Men, Truth, Man)

"The result is - document destruction - we're really not going to be able to prove beyond a truth the negatives and some of the positive conclusions that we're going to come to. There will be always unresolved ambiguity here."
- David Kay
(Related: Truth, Positive, Ambiguity, Destruction, Result, Will)

"I came not from within the administration, and it was clear and clear in our discussions and no one asked otherwise that I would lead this the way I thought best and I would speak the truth as we found it."
- David Kay
(Related: Truth, Thought)

"In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered that the truths are withheld."
- Charles Keating
(Related: Film, Television)

"What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth."
- John Keats
(Related: Beauty, Imagination, Truth)

"'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know."
- John Keats
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Earth)

"I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination."
- John Keats
(Related: Imagination, Truth, Heart, Holiness, Nothing)

"My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth, not with ethics."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Science, Truth, Conviction, Ethics)

"I am here to give the American people some straight talk about higher education. Some have said we might have cut financial aid for college students. The truth is we have expanded access to college for our neediest students through the record growth of the Pell grant program."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Education, Truth, People, Financial, Growth, American, College, Students, Talk)

"Without the way, there is no going; without the truth, there is no knowing; without the life, there is no living."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Life, Truth, Living)

"The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Education, Truth, Knowledge, Goal)

"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 its people."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Truth, People, Ideas, Values, American, Facts, Falsehood, Nation, Open)

"The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Truth, Lie, Enemy, Myth)

"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."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Truth, People, Falsehood, Nation, Open)

"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."
- Elizabeth Kenny
(Related: Truth, Open)

"Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife."
- Johannes Kepler
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth, Being, Shame)

"The truth doesn't have to do with cruelty, the truth has to do with mercy."
- Ken Kesey
(Related: Truth, Cruelty, Mercy)

"It's about time we all faced up to the truth. If we accept the radical homosexual agenda, be it in the military or in marriage or in other areas of our lives, we are utterly destroying the concept of family."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Family, Marriage, Time, Truth, Military, Radical)

"Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Truth, Man, Personality)

"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."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Truth, Being)

"To tell you the truth, in my work, love is always in opposition to the elements. It creates dilemmas. It brings in suffering. We can't live with it, and we can't live without it. You'll rarely find a happy ending in my work."
- Krzysztof Kieslowski
(Related: Love, Work, Truth, Ending, Opposition, Suffering)

"I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people's truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave."
- Jewel Kilcher
(Related: Age, People, Integrity, Quick)

"Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty."
- Stephen King
(Related: Truth, Lie, Duty, Enemies, Friends, Lovers)

"Fiction is the truth inside the lie."
- Stephen King
(Related: Truth, Lie, Fiction)

"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."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Society, Truth, Lie, Inferiority, Discrimination, Waking)

"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 final word."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Love, Peace, War, Truth, Brotherhood, Mankind, Midnight, Racism, Reality, Will, Word)

"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."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Love, Truth, Evil, Reality, Right, Will, Word)

"Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin."
- Barbara Kingsolver
(Related: Truth, Memory)

"Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier."
- Barbara Kingsolver
(Related: Truth, Heart, Pain)

"The truth needs so little rehearsal."
- Barbara Kingsolver
(Related: Truth, Needs)

"The truth is, I can never die. For I will be in everything and see you in everything and watch over you. I am your reaction in the water of a mountain lake."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Truth, Water, Will)

"A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth."
- Michael Kinsley
(Related: Truth)

"The entrance into Jerusalem has all the elements of the theatre of the absurd: the poor king; truth comes riding on a donkey; symbolic actions - even parading without a permit!"
- David Kirk
(Related: Truth, Actions, Poor, Theatre)

"Probably what my comment meant was that I don't care about the circumstances if I can tell the truth."
- Sally Kirkland
(Related: Truth, Care, Circumstances)

"Truth, which is important to a scholar, has got to be concrete. And there is nothing more concrete than dealing with babies, burps and bottles, frogs and mud."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Truth, Babies, Frogs, Nothing)

"When the people who are responsible for our country ask you a direct question, I expect them to accept a direct answer, not to be blackballed because you are telling the truth."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Truth, People, Country, Question)

"This is where you see the truth of entertainment, because it is not edited. You see it on stage as it is happening. Even if we fall down or forget our words, it's a part of live entertainment."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Truth, Entertainment, Forget, Words)

"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."
- Robert Kiyosaki
(Related: Truth, People, Being, Play)

"All stories should have some honesty and truth in them, otherwise you're just playing about."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Truth, Honesty)