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Truths Quotes

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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

Related topics: Wisdom Live-By

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

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

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw


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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
- Jessamyn West

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

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

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

In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered
that the truths are withheld.
- Charles Keating

Justifying faith is not a naked assent to the truths of the gospel.
- William Gurnall

All truths begin as hearsay, as far as I'm concerned.
- Matt Drudge

Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
- Blaise Pascal

The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

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

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

Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.
- Samuel P. Huntington

That which is not, shall never be; that which is,
shall never cease to be.
To the wise, these truths are self-evident.
- William Hazlitt

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

Science consistently produces a new crop of miraculous
truths and dazzling devices every year.
- Kary Mullis

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

Short, successful military adventures are as effective
as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.
- John Stockwell

We have already done so much that people call dynamics.
Look at the bumblebee being unaware of scientific truths,
goes ahead and flies anyway.
If it is possible, we will do it here.
- Tom Hopkins

Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.
- Quentin Crisp

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

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

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

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

We have overcome the notion that mathematical truths
have an existence independent and apart from our own minds.
It is even strange to us that such a notion could ever have existed.
- James Newman

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

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

Long years must pass before the truths we have made
for ourselves become our very flesh.
- Paul Valery

Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty
that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed.
They are entirely different things.
- Denis Diderot

Wise are they who have learned these truths:
Trouble is temporary.
Time is tonic.
Tribulation is a test tube.
- William Arthur Ward

History warns us that it is the customary fate of new
truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
- Thomas Huxley

To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure
of faith than to recieve all the great truths which atheism would deny.
- Joseph Addison

The piano is able to communicate the subtlest universal truths by means of wood,
metal and vibrating air.
- Kenneth Miller

'Tis not enough your counsel still be true;
Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.
- Alexander Pope

Music tells no truths.
- Philip James Bailey

When truth is no longer free, freedom is no longer real:
the truths of the police are the truths of today.
- Jacques Prevert

Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest
spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest
guesses advanced in the name of science.
- William Jennings Bryan

In this connection, faith and experience teach us many
truths by means of the short-cut of authority and by
the proofs of very pleasant and agreeable feelings.
- Nicolas Malebranche

We call first truths those we discover after all the others.
- Albert Camus

All significant truths are private truths.
As they become public they cease to become truths;
they become facts,
or at best, part of the public character;
or at worst,
- T. S. Eliot

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

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

The ancient Greeks have a knack of wrapping truths in myths.
- George Lloyd

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

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

Things need not have happened to be true.
Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will
endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
- Neil Gaiman

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

The trouble about man is twofold.
He cannot learn truths which are too complicated;
he forgets truths which are too simple.
- Rebecca West

I have always had a lot more trouble with my truths than with my deceits.
- Mercedes McCambridge

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

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

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 truths which are not for all men,
nor for all times.
- Voltaire

There are truths which one can only say after having
won the right to say them.
- Jean Cocteau

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

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

I've always been suspicious of collective truths.
- Eugene Ionesco

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

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

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

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