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Truth is a pain which will not stop.
by Louis-Ferdinand Celine

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

Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

Almost every desire a poor man has is a punishable offence.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

The poetry of heroism appeals irresistibly to those who don't go to a war,
and even more to those whom the war is making enormously wealthy.
It's always so.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

 

One can't relive one's life.
Forgiveness is not what's difficult;
one's always too ready to forgive.
And it does no good, that's obvious.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

To philosophize is only another way of being afraid
and leads hardly anywhere but to cowardly make-believe.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

If you aren't rich you should always look useful.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

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Life is filigree work.
What is written clearly is not worth much,
it's the transparency that counts.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

We've no use for intellectuals in this outfit.
What we need is chimpanzees.
Let me give you a word of advice: never say a word
to us about being intelligent.
We will think for you, my friend.
Don't forget it.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

To hell with reality!
I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose.
People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going
into delirium in front of them.
To hell with them!
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

With two thousand years of Christianity behind him...
a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end.
It starts off far too many ideas in his head.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

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

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

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

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

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

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

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

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth.
- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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

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

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

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

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

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

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

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

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

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

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters
cannot be trusted with important matters.
- Albert Einstein

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

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

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

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth.
- Maya Angelou

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

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

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

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


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