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Nadine Gordimer Quotes and Sayings

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Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.
- Nadine Gordimer

There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice.
- Nadine Gordimer

People give one another things that can't be gift wrapped.
- Nadine Gordimer

Writing is making sense of life.
You work your whole life and perhaps you've made sense of one small area.
- Nadine Gordimer

 

Time is change; we measure its passing by how much things alter.
- Nadine Gordimer

Responsibility is what awaits outside the Eden of Creativity.
- Nadine Gordimer

A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings.
- Nadine Gordimer

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A desert is a place without expectation.
- Nadine Gordimer

The gap between the committed and the indifferent is
a Sahara whose faint trails,
followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand.
- Nadine Gordimer

Power is something of which I am convinced there is
no innocence this side of the womb.
- Nadine Gordimer

Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the
continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap
between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter.
- Nadine Gordimer

I cannot live with someone who can't live without me.
- Nadine Gordimer

The facts are always less than what really happened.
- Nadine Gordimer

From Ernest Hemingway's stories, I learned to listen
within my stories for what went unsaid by my characters.
- Nadine Gordimer

The creative act is not pure.
History evidences it.
Sociology extracts it.
The writer loses Eden, writes to be read and comes
to realize that he is answerable.
- Nadine Gordimer

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

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

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

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 PHOTO

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

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 PHOTO

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

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 PHOTO

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

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

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

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

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

In a controversy, the instant we feel anger
we have already ceased striving for the truth,
and have begun striving for ourselves.
- The Buddha

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment.
It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

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

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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