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Truth is exact correspondence with reality. ...
by Paramahansa Yogananda

Truth is exact correspondence with reality.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Thinkers do not accept the inevitable;
they turn their efforts toward changing it.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

 

Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The season of failure is the best time
for sowing the seeds of success.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

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Never do anything that taints your mind.
Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations
that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality.
Engage in those actions and thoughts that nurture
the good qualities you want to have.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The man form is higher than the angel form;
of all forms it is the highest.
Man is the highest being in creation,
because he aspires to freedom.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

He who is persistent will realize God.
So try your best to make meditation
a regular experience in your life.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself.
You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Let my soul smile through my heart
and my heart smile through my eyes,
that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

There is a magnet in your heart
that will attract true friends.
That magnet is unselfishness,
thinking of others first;
when you learn to live for others,
they will live for you.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The soul loves to meditate,
for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy.
If, then you experience mental resistance during meditation,
remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego;
it doesn't belong to the soul.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

There are always two forces warring against each other within us.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Faithfulness in the performance of small duties
gives us strength to adhere to difficult determinations
that life will someday force us to make.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Even if you are a minority of one,
the truth is the truth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

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

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

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

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

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

Beyond a doubt, truth bears the same relation
to falsehood as light to darkness.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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

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

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

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

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

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

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

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

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

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am committed to truth, not consistency.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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


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