Famous Quotes & Sayings Quote Search Top Quote Sites Links
Famous Birthday Quotes Famous Business Quotes Famous Education Quotes Famous Friendship Quotes Famous Leadership Quotes Famous Life Quotes
Famous Love Quotes Famous Military Quotes Famous Movie Quotes Famous Music Quotes Famous Sports Quotes Famous Success Quotes
Muhammad Ali Quotes Winston Churchill Quotes Confucius Quotes Albert Einstein Quotes Benjamin Franklin Quotes Paris Hilton Quotes
Michael Jordan Quotes Abraham Lincoln Quotes Vince Lombardi Quotes Martin Luther King Quotes Marilyn Monroe Quotes Oscar Wilde Quotes
Famous Quotes - Famous Sayings
Famous Quotes & Famous Sayings
Famous Quotes by Author:   A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Famous Quotes by Subject:  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Famous Truth Quotes - Famous Quotes about Truth



...when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
- Arthur Conan Doyle
***
A belief is not true because it is useful.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
***
A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
- Pearl S. Buck
***
A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
- John Calvin
***
A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth.
- Thomas Mann
***
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is just putting on its shoes.
- Mark Twain
***
A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods.
- Maurice Maeterlinck
***
All that is true, by whomsoever it has been said has its origin in the Spirit.
- Thomas Aquinas
***
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
***
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
- Galileo Galilei
***
An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.
- Aldous Huxley
***
Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.
- Mel Brooks
***
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide
***
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat-tails.
- Clarence Darrow
***
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
***
Facts are the enemy of truth. (Don Quixote)
- Miguel de Cervantes
***
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
***
Follow not truth too near the heels, lest it dash out thy teeth.
- George Herbert
***
Get the facts first. You can distort them later.
- Mark Twain
***
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
- Aldous Huxley
***
Half a truth is better than no politics.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
***
He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it.
- Henry George
***
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
- Abraham Lincoln
***
I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction.
- Georges Bataille
***
I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.
- George Canning
***
I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it's hell.
- Harry S. Truman
***
I never truckled; I never took off the hat to Fashion and held it out for pennies. By God, I told them the truth.
- Frank Norris
***
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
- Albert Einstein
***
If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.
- C. S. Lewis
***
If you love the truth, you'll trust it-that is, you will expect it to be good, beautiful, perfect, orderly, etc., in the long run, not necessarily in the short run.
- Abraham Maslow
***
If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through it will blow up everything in its way.
- Emile Zola
***
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
- Mark Twain
***
If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.
- Pietro Aretino
***
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
- Rene Descartes
***
In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled.
- Paul Eldridge
***
In war, truth is the first casualty.
- Aeschylus
***
It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
- Jerome K. Jerome
***
It is unfortunate, considering enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.
- Arthur Balfour
***
It would be a better world if everyone in it knew all the truth about everything.
- Andy Rooney
***
Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.
- Aristotle
***
Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices.
- Remy de Gourmont
***
Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin.
- Barbara Kingsolver
***
Men in earnest have no time to waste in patching fig leaves for the naked truth.
- James Russell Lowell
***
Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Sir Winston Churchill
***
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
- Margaret Thatcher
***
One of the most untruthful things possible, you know, is a collection of facts, because they can be made to appear so many different ways.
- Karl Menninger
***
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
- Wallace Stevens
***
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
- Aristotle
***
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
***
Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
- Euripides
***
Tell the truth, and so puzzle and confound your adversaries.
- Henry Wotton
***
The first casualty of war is truth.
- Hiram Johnson
***
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr
***
The People have a right to the Truth as they have a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
- Frank Norris
***
The terrible thing about the quest for truth is that you find it.
- Remy de Gourmont
***
The truth is more important than the facts.
- Frank Lloyd Wright
***
The truth is not always the same as the majority decision.
- Pope John Paul
***
The truth is not wonderful enough to suit the newspapers; so they enlarge upon it, and invent ridiculous embellishments.
- Annie Sullivan
***
The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.
- Emile Zola
***
The truth needs so little rehearsal.
- Barbara Kingsolver
***
The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
***
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
- James A. Garfield
***
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
- Adolph Hitler
***
The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth.
- William O. Douglas
***
There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.
- Daniel Webster
***
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
- Charles Dickens
***
To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.
- Aristotle
***
Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains.
- Carter G. Woodson
***
Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart.
- Friedrich von Schiller
***
Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual, and it gives to us a beauty that fades not away in time.
- Frank Norris
***
Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is boring without it.
- Pearl S. Buck
***
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
- Elvis Presley
***
Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it is more interesting.
- William Randolph Hearst
***
Truth is sacred and if you tell the truth too often nobody will believe it.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
***
Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.
- Emily Dickinson
***
Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
***
Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.
- Claude Adrien Helvetius
***
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day, like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
***
Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.
- James Russell Lowell
***
Truth-tellers are not always palatable. There is a preference for candy bars.
- Gwendolyn Brooks
***
We have art to save ourselves from the truth.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
***
We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda, it is a form of truth.
- John F. Kennedy
***
When in doubt, tell the truth.
- Mark Twain
***
Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is—it is her shadow.
- Philip James Bailey
***
Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
- Aldous Huxley
***
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln
***
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
***
You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.
- Henrik Ibsen
***

Popular Famous Quotes Categories

Here is a small sampling of our famous quotes topics:
Famous Anger Quotes
Famous Art Quotes
Famous Baseball Quotes
Famous Basketball Quotes
Famous Birthday Quotes
Famous Business Quotes
Famous Change Quotes
Famous Christian Quotes
Famous Computer Quotes
Famous Death Quotes
Famous Dream Quotes
Famous Education Quotes
Famous Equality Quotes
Famous Experience Quotes
Famous Faith Quotes
Famous Football Quotes
Famous Forgiving Quotes
Famous Friendship Quotes
Famous Golf Quotes
Famous Government Quotes
Famous Graduation Quotes
Famous History Quotes
Famous Imagination Quotes
Famous Intellect Quotes
Famous Leadership Quotes
Famous Life Quotes
Famous Love Quotes
Famous Marriage Quotes
Famous Military Quotes
Famous Money Quotes
Famous Movie Quotes
Famous Music Quotes
Famous Nature Quotes
Famous Old Age Quotes
Famous Patriotic Quotes
Famous Peace Quotes
Famous Poetry Quotes
Famous Philosophy Quotes
Famous Political Quotes
Famous Religion Quotes
Famous Science Quotes
Famous Sports Quotes
Famous Star Wars Quotes
Famous Success Quotes
Famous Teacher Quotes
Famous Technology Quotes
Famous Time Quotes
Famous Truth Quotes
Famous War Quotes
Famous Wisdom Quotes
Famous Women Quotes
Famous Work Quotes

Famous Quotes by Popular People

Select our famous quotes by these famous people:
Douglas Adams Quotes
Alexander The Great Quotes
Muhammad Ali Quotes
Maya Angelou Quotes
Aristotle Quotes
Jane Austen Quotes
Yogi Berra Quotes
Ambrose Bierce< Quotes/A>
Lewis Black Quotes
Erma Bombeck Quotes
Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
James Brown Quotes
Warren Buffet Quotes
George W.Bush Quotes
Julius Caesar Quotes
Al Capone Quotes
George Carlin Quotes
George Washington Carver Quotes
Johnny Cash Quotes
Gilbert K.Chesterton Quotes
Winston Churchill Quotes
Bill Clinton Quotes
Hillary Clinton Quotes
Confucius Quotes
Dane Cook Quotes
Bill Cosby Quotes
Rodney Dangerfield Quotes
Johnny Depp Quotes
Charles Dickens Quotes
Walt Disney Quotes
Frederick Douglass Quotes
Thomas Edison Quotes
Albert Einstein Quotes
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Gerald Ford Quotes
Anne Frank Quotes
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
Bill Gates Quotes
Jimi Hendrix Quotes
Audrey Hepburn Quotes
Paris Hilton Quotes
Adolf Hitler Quotes
Homer Quotes
Langston Hughes Quotes
Saddam Hussein Quotes
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Angelina Jolie Quotes
Michael Jordan Quotes
Helen Keller Quotes
John F. Kennedy Quotes
Martin Luther King Quotes
Lao-tzu
Bruce Lee Quotes
Leonardo Da Vinci
C.S. Lewis Quotes
Abraham Lincoln Quotes
Vince Lombardi
Martin Luther Quotes
Nelson Mandela Quotes
Groucho Marx Quotes
Karl Marx Quotes
H. L. Mencken Quotes
Marilyn Monroe Quotes
Mother Teresa
Isaac Newton
Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes
Barack Obama Quotes
Dorothy Parker Quotes
Dolly Parton Quotes
George S. Patton Quotes
Plato Quotes
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes
Elvis Presley Quotes
Ronald Reagan Quotes
Jackie Robinson Quotes
Chris Rock Quotes
Will Rogers Quotes
Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
Adam Sandler Quotes
Jerry Seinfeld Quotes
William Shakespeare Quotes
George Bernard Shaw Quotes
Will Smith
Socrates Quotes
Britney Spears Quotes
John Steinbeck Quotes
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Mark Twain Quotes
Voltaire Quotes
Andy Warhol Quotes
George Washington Quotes
John Wayne Quotes
Oscar Wilde Quotes
Robin Williams Quotes
Oprah Winfrey Quotes
Tiger Woods Quotes
Steven Wright Quotes
Malcolm X




It is believed that all material on this web site is in the public domain.
This web site Copyright © 2002-2008 By Steven J. Hayes.All rights reserved.
Basic Quotations is part of the 21st Century Basics family of sites.
Privacy Statement

Basics 4 Life Topsites