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Most truths are so naked
by Edward R. Murrow

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

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Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

To be persuasive, we must be believable;
to be believable, we must be credible;
to be credible, we must be truthful.
- Edward R. Murrow

 

The obscure we see eventually.
The completely obvious,
it seems, takes longer.
- Edward R. Murrow

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

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Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world
doesn't mean you are wiser
than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
- Edward R. Murrow

Just once in a while, let us exalt
the importance of ideas and information.
- Edward R. Murrow

Good night, and good luck.
- Edward R. Murrow

Fame is morally neutral.
- Edward R. Murrow

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
- Edward R. Murrow

A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow.
There's nothing tangible of yesterday.
All I can say I've done is
agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes
and then boom - it's gone.
- Edward R. Murrow

Anyone who isn't confused,
really doesn't understand the situation.
- Edward R. Murrow

No one can terrorize a whole nation,
unless we are all his accomplices.
- Edward R. Murrow

The politician in my country seeks votes,
affection and respect, in that order.
With few notable exceptions,
they are simply men who want to be loved.
- Edward R. Murrow

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
When the loyal opposition dies,
I think the soul of America dies with it.
- Edward R. Murrow

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold.
It is also true that speed can multiply
the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
- Edward R. Murrow

We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
- Edward R. Murrow

If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ
in color for a full hour,
there would be a considerable number of stations
which would decline to carry it on the grounds
that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
- Edward R. Murrow

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
- Edward R. Murrow

A satellite has no conscience.
- Edward R. Murrow

We will not walk in fear, one of another.
We are not descended from fearful men,
Not from men who feared to write, to speak,
To associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
This is no time... to keep silent.
- Edward R. Murrow

The newest computer can merely compound, at speed,
the oldest problem in the relations between human beings,
and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem,
of what to say and how to say it.
- Edward R. Murrow

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 compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Truths and roses have thorns about them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage:
the wife is in charge.
- Bill Cosby

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to
truths being in and out of favor.
- Robert Frost

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

When you are tempted to judge,
may you be reminded that we are ALL ONE,
and that every thought you think reverberates
across the universe touching everyone and everything.
- from the Simple Truths movie May You Be Blessed

All truths are easy to understand
once they are discovered;
the point is to discover them.
- Galileo Galilei

Advertisements contain the only truths
to be relied on in a newspaper.
- Thomas Jefferson

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
- Jessamyn West

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot
be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
- John Stuart Mill

Quotations help us remember the simple yet profound truths
that give life perspective and meaning.
- Criswell Freeman

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths
for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
- Ernest Renan

The personal life deeply lived
always expands into truths beyond itself.
- Anais Nin

One can spend too much of one's life locked in stuffy
rooms seeking out obscure truths,
searching, researching, until one is too old to enjoy life.
- Jimmy Sangster

Listen closely as those around you speak;
great truths are revealed in jest.
- Javan

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

The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles,
his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths,
whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts.
- David Friedrich Strauss

There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths.
It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays to the devil.
- Alfred North Whitehead

When a truth is necessary, the reason for it can be found by analysis,
that is, by resolving it into simpler ideas and truths
until the primary ones are reached.
- Gottfried Leibniz

Advertising is the art of making whole lies out of half truths.
- Edgar A. Shoaff

Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason.
- Thomas Aquinas

The greatest truths are the simplest,
and so are the greatest men.
- Julius Charles Hare

There are many great truths which we do not deny,
and which nevertheless we do not fully believe.
- Joshua Willis Alexander

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

The few remaining truths are graffiti,
suicide notes, shopping lists.
- Francesca da Rimini

Official truths are often powerful illusions.
- John Pilger

The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.
- William James

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

It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.
- Jean Rostand

Poets are all who love, who feel great truths,
And tell them; and the truth of truths is love.
- Philip James Bailey

Truths begin by a conflict with the police -
and end by calling them in.
- Emile M. Cioran

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

Better to illuminate than merely to shine,
to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
- Thomas Aquinas

The weakness of a soul is proportionate to the number
of truths that must be kept from it.
- Eric Hoffer

I have not had time to reflect on my own truths in many years.
- David Blaine

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

It is a very lonely life that a man leads,
who becomes aware of truths before their times.
- Thomas Reed

We hold these truths to be self-evident:
that all men and women are created equal.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

It is the customary fate of new truths,
to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions.
- Thomas Huxley

But he is unworthy the name of a minister of the gospel of peace,
who is unwilling, not only to have his name cast out as evil,
but also to die for the truths of the Lord Jesus.
- George Whitefield

Well may your heart believe the truths I tell;
'Tis virtue makes the bliss,
where'er we dwell.
- Wilkie Collins

We receive the truths of science by compulsion.
Nothing but ignorance is able to resist them.
- Chauncey Wright

A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise
to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
- Isaac Asimov

In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
- Graham Greene

Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
- Elizabeth Goudge


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