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Falsity Quotes

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Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful;
there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one
could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.
- Jean Rostand

People don't want other people to get high,
because if you get high, you might see the falsity
of the fabric of the society we live in.
- Ken Kesey

Almost all political campaigns involve falsity and playacting.
- Rich Lowry

It is an invention of the devil, an infernal falsity
for the destruction of all Christianity.
- Michael Servetus

 

The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures,
and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures,
cause inconstancy.
- Blaise Pascal

Contradiction is not a sign of falsity,
nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.
- Blaise Pascal

The greater absurdities are, the more strongly they
evince the falsity of that supposition from whence they flow.
- Francis Atterbury

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The fact that we don't keep repeating tests in the
same arena is not because the probability of the hypothesis
showing its falsity in other arenas goes up after it
has passed tests in one arena.
- Robert Nozick

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

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
- William Shakespeare

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

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

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

FEAR: False Evidence Appearing Real.
- Neale Donald Walsch

FEAR is an acronym in the English language
for "False Evidence Appearing Real."
- Neale Donald Walsch

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

Religion is regarded by the common people as true,
by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary
to put all the play and learning into childhood,
all the work into middle age,
and all the regrets into old age.
- Margaret Mead

An educated person is one who has learned that information
almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false,
misleading, fictitious, mendacious -
just dead wrong.
- Russell Baker

Delusion: belief said to be false by someone who does not share it.
- Thomas Szasz

Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

The urge to save humanity is almost always
a false front for the urge to rule.
- H. L. Mencken

False words are not only evil in themselves,
but they infect the soul with evil.
- Socrates

I think and think for months and years.
Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false.
The hundredth time I am right.
- Albert Einstein

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly,
but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
- Khalil Gibran

History is an account, mostly false,
of events,
mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers,
mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
- Ambrose Bierce

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it
is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good,
and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
- Richard Cecil

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed
off their earthly pedestals.
- Agnes Repplier

One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting
rid of false shame we have killed off so much real shame as well.
- Louis Kronenberger

In trials of fact, by oral testimony,
the proper inquiry is not whether is it possible that
the testimony may be false,
but whether there is sufficient probability that it is true.
- Simon Greenleaf

All that we call ideal in Greek or any other art,
because to us it is false and visionary,
was, to the makers of it, true and existent.
- John Ruskin

It isn't false modesty when I say this,
but although I am supposed to be a famous person it
doesn't mean anything to me.
I just sit at home and work.
- Gyorgy Legeti

Old beliefs die hard even when demonstrably false.
- E. O. Wilson

Men will confess to treason, murder,
arson,
false teeth, or a wig.
How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
- Frank Moore Colby

I'm not a film star, I am an actress.
Being a film star is such a false life,
lived for fake values and for publicity.
- Vivien Leigh

I think the perception of there being a deep gulf between
science and the humanities is false.
- Clifford Geertz

To the average mind popular music would mean compositions
vulgarly conceived and commonplace in their treatment.
That is absolutely false.
- John Philip Sousa

Our pleasance here is all vain glory,
This false world is but transitory.
- William Dunbar

Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty.
If it be so, let the modesty succumb.
It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
- Harriet Martineau

What is not in the open street is false,
derived, that is to say, literature.
- Henry Miller

I am not unaware that leaders betray,
and sell out, and play false.
- Mary Harris Jones

If one of two lovers is loyal, and the other jealous and false,
how may their friendship last, for Love is slain!
- Marie de France

Whatever I do seems artificial and false,
to me.
- Jasper Johns

It is natural for the mind to believe and for the will to love;
so that,
for want of true objects, they must attach themselves to false.
- Blaise Pascal

The way I feel about music is that there is no right and wrong.
Only true and false.
- Fiona Apple

A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil
attempting to lead people away from the truth.
- Walter Martin

Instead of generating either unnecessary alarm or a
false sense of security regarding these fundamental issues,
the best course is to empower people with the truth.
- Dick Thornburgh

These charges that have been made against me,
that Prof.
Prescott has made, has charged against me,
that I denied the atonement in conversation with him,
are absolutely false.
- John Harvey Kellogg

False happiness renders men stern and proud,
and that happiness is never communicated.
True happiness renders them kind and sensible,
and that happiness is always shared.
- Charles de Montesquieu

I can't think of a major story that we have broken that was incorrect.
But we have had to correct some things that were false;
we have had to retract things.
- Mary Hart

Science can purify religion from error and superstition.
Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
- Pope John Paul II

You proceed from a false assumption:
I have no ego to bruise.
- Leonard Nimoy

The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets.
It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed
and driven into the desert.
- Noam Chomsky

False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
- William R. Alger

Ambition drove many men to become false;
to have one thought locked in the breast,
another ready on the tongue.
- Sallust

The difference between false memories and true ones
is the same as for jewels:
it is always the false ones that look the most real,
the most brilliant.
- Salvador Dali

Mrs.
White, in my opinion, made false statements.
She misused what she claimed was the prophetic gift she had.
- Walter Martin

Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses.
- Heraclitus

I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly
through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions,
not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
- Igor Stravinsky

The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one.
Property does not have rights.
People have rights.
- Potter Stewart

I have much to say why my reputation should be rescued
from the load of false accusation and calumny which has been heaped upon it.
- Robert Emmet

This industry is very make-believe and you caught in
a false sense of what reality is.
- Morris Chestnut

Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth;
for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look,
smile, or act.
- Abraham Cahan

The fundamental laws of physics do not describe true facts about reality.
Rendered as descriptions of facts, they are false;
amended to be true,
they lose their explanatory force.
- Nancy Cartwright

We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavouring
to stifle is a false opinion;
and even if we were sure,
stifling it would be an evil still.
- John Stuart Mill

The elite media has been caught in so many lies because
of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded,
their circulation is down, and their profits are down.
- Geraldo Rivera


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