Truth Quotes

I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
The truth is more important than the facts.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
I quote others only to better express myself.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
Peace begins with a smile..
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace...Peace will be the last word of history.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
Truth is a tendency.
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.
Peace is not something you wish for; it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Love truth, but pardon error.
Peace is always beautiful.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.

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