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Eclecticism - every truth is so true that any truth must be false. ...
by F. H. Bradley

Eclecticism - every truth is so true that any truth must be false.
- F. H. Bradley

There are persons who, when they cease to shock us,
cease to interest us.
- F. H. Bradley

The world is the best of all possible worlds,
and everything in it is a necessary evil.
- F. H. Bradley

We say that a girl with her doll anticipates the mother.
It is more true, perhaps, that most mothers are still
but children with playthings.
- F. H. Bradley

 

The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care.
- F. H. Bradley

One said of suicide, As long as one has brains one
should not blow them out.
And another answered, But when one has ceased to have them,
too often one cannot.
- F. H. Bradley

True penitence condemns to silence.
What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.
- F. H. Bradley

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The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.
- F. H. Bradley

Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms,
stiffen into cold epigrams.
Our heart's blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.
- F. H. Bradley

Metaphysics is the finding of bad reasons for what
we believe upon instinct;
but to find these reasons is no less an instinct.
- F. H. Bradley

The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.
- F. H. Bradley

The mood in which my book was conceived and executed,
was in fact to some extent a passing one.
- F. H. Bradley

Another occupation might have been better.
- F. H. Bradley

The force of the blow depends on the resistance.
It is sometimes better not to struggle against temptation.
Either fly or yield at once.
- F. H. Bradley

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
And that is not happiness.
- F. H. Bradley

Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived.
It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge
of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.
- F. H. Bradley

There are those who so dislike the nude that they find
something indecent in the naked truth.
- F. H. Bradley

It is good to know what a man is, and also what the world takes him for.
But you do not understand him until you have learnt
how he understands himself.
- F. H. Bradley

It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change,
and whom no one can help, become uninteresting.
Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the
most often attract it the least.
- F. H. Bradley

Eclecticism is the word.
Like a jazz musician who creates his own style out
of the styles around him,
I play by ear.
- Ralph Ellison

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth never damages a cause that is just.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The truth is more important than the facts.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

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

The truth is like a scalpel. The truth is painful.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

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

You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.
- Maimonides

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

Morality is the basis of things
and truth is the substance of all morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you shut the door to all errors,
truth will be shut out.
- Rabindranath Tagore

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

Love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us.
Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Truth is not only violated by falsehood;
it may be equally outraged by silence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

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

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff


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