truth

Truth comes only to a prepared mind.

~ Zen Proverb ~


Whatever separates you from the Truth,
throw it away, it will vanish anyhow.-

~ Yunus Emre ~


Everything you add to the truth
subtracts from the truth.

~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn ~


Between whom there is hearty truth,
there is love.

~ Henry David Thoreau ~


Truth lives on in the midst of deception.

~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller ~


The truth is always the strongest argument.

~Sophocles ~


Truth is exact correspondence with reality.

~ Paramahansa Yogananda ~


Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as judge in the field of truth
and knowledge is shipwrecked
by the laughter of the Gods.

~ Albert Einstein ~


Beware of the half truth.
You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.

~ Source Unknown ~


A half truth is a whole lie.

~ Yiddish Proverb ~


The great seal of truth is simplicity.

~ Herman Boerhaave ~


We spend all our time looking for
some concept of Truth,
but Truth is what is left
when we drop all concepts.

~ David Merzel ~


What the imagination seizes
as beauty must be the truth.

~ John Keats ~


Truth is a fruit which should not be
plucked until it is ripe.

~ Voltaire ~


Truth, when not sought after,
rarely comes to light.

~ Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


The man who fears no truth
has nothing to fear from lies.

~ Thomas Jefferson ~


Learn to see things as they really are,
not as we imagine they are.

~ Vernon Howard ~


What is, is; and what ain’t, ain’t

~ Joseph E. Granville ~


Truth does not contradict truth.

~ Elizer Zvi Zweifel ~


Truth is not determined by majority vote.

~ Doug Gwyn ~


You can only find truth with logic
if you have already found truth without it.

~ Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


The pursuit of truth will set you free;
even if you never catch up with it.

~ Clarence Darrow ~


Only the hand that erases
can write the true thing.

~ Meister Eckhart ~


Always tell the truth,
it’s the easiest thing to remember.

~ David Mamet ~


Truth fears nothing but concealment.

~ Proverb ~


Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.

~ Martin Luther ~


No matter what you believe,
it doesn’t change the facts.

~ Al Kersha ~


Truth, after all,
wears a different face to everybody,
and it would be too tedious
to wait till all were agreed.

~ James Russell Lowell ~


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

~ Richard Whately ~


One universe made up all that is;
and one God in it all,
and one principle of being,
and one law, the reason shared
by all thinking creatures,
and one truth.

~ Marcus Aurelius ~


Error always addresses
the passions and prejudices;
truth scorns such mean intrigue, and
only addresses the understanding
and the conscience.

~ Azel Backus ~


They deem him their worst enemy
who tells them the truth.

~ Plato ~


You never find yourself
until you face the truth.

~ Pearl Bailey ~


Telling someone the truth is a loving act.

~ Mal Pancoast ~


Between truth and the search for it,
I choose the second.

~ Bernard Berenson ~


Seek and you will find.

~ Bible ~


I will tell you the truth
as soon as I figure it out.

~ Wayne Birmingham ~


When you want to fool the world,
tell the truth.

~ Otto Von Bismarck ~


Truth can never be told
so as to be understood,
and not be believed.

~ William Blake ~


A few observation and
much reasoning lead to error;
many observations and
a little reasoning to truth.

~ Alexis Carrel ~


You never see what you want to see,
forever playing to the gallery.

~ Robertson Davies ~


Whenever you have truth
it must be given with love,
or the message and
the messenger will be rejected.

~ Mahatma Gandhi ~


Say not, “I have found the truth,
but rather, “I have found a truth.”

~ Kahlil Gibran ~


There’s no one thing that is true.
They’re all true.

~ Ernest Hemingway ~


Ye shall know the truth,
and the truth shall make you mad.

~ Aldous Huxley ~


It is the fate of new truths
to begin as heresies and
end as superstitions.

~ Thomas H. Huxley ~


Receiving a new truth
is like adding a new sense.

~ Liebig ~


The more abstract the truth
you want to teach,
the more thoroughly
you must seduce
the senses to accept it.

~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Truth is a thing immortal
and perpetual, and
it gives to us a beauty
that fades not away in time.

~ Frank Norris ~


A bare assertion is not
necessarily the naked truth.

~ George D. Prentice ~


The truth only irritates
those it enlightens,
but does not convert.

~ Pasquier Quesnel ~


Truth can be a dangerous thing.
It is quite patient and relentless.

~ R. Scott Richards ~


If you ever injected truth into politics
you would have no politics.

~ Will Rogers ~


There is no power on earth
more formidable than the truth.

~ Margaret Lee Runbeck ~


The fact that an opinion
has been widely held
is no evidence whatever that
it is not utterly absurd.

~ Utterly Russell ~


We must have strong minds,
ready to accept facts as they are.

~ Harry S. Truman ~


I never could tell a lie
that anybody would doubt,
nor a truth that anybody would believe.

~ Mark Twain ~


The truth may not lead you to
where you thought you were going,
but it will always lead you
somewhere better.
When ignored,
it will eventually show itself.

~ Source Unknown ~


The closeness of your relationships
is directly proportional to
the degree to which you have revealed
the truth about yourself.
It can be painful.

~ Source Unknown ~


To be persuasive, we must be believable.
To be believable, we must be credible.
To be credible, we must be truthful.

~ Hellmut Walters ~