Quotation Explorer - 'False'

True education expands your imagination. False education fills your mind with dogma and makes you a prisoner of conformity. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
I don't have false teeth. Do you think I'd buy teeth like these?
All beliefs and understanding about everything in this universe that you currently hold to be true, are false. - Mamur Mustapha
Our supreme purpose here is to discard our false identity and realize the Atman within. - Bert McCoy
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.' - Isaac Asimov
Any success against a false target is a false victory. - Mike Klepper
To stand in true relations with men in a false age is worth a fit of insanity, is it not? - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Indeed taking all the evidence together, it is not too much to say that there is no single historic incident better or more variously supported than the Resurrection of Christ. Nothing but the antecedent assumption that it must be false could have suggested the idea of deficiency in the proof of it. - Brooke Foss Westcott
No is a false perception. Yes is a positive conception.Go with reality and reason. - Debasish Mridha
True friends will always push you towards the great possibilities of your future, false friends will always chain you to the mistakes in your past. - Seth Brown
We are never free when we imprison ourselves in the prison of our fixed, false beliefs. - Debasish Mridha
The burned corpses of the doppelgängers of Hitler and Braun, numerous false leads, meticulously orchestrated evidence, misdirection, and other diversions now being set in place will confuse the Americans and Russians, Zeller knew, and, in the end, put them at each other’s throats. - Paul Majkut
False humility is better than no humility at all. - Paul Krassner
Do you think people love having jobs, Sylvia asks Peter in because they offer a condoned but false responsibility that masks, for at least eight hours a day, true responsibility? - David Bajo
This nation will never go back to the false comforts of the world before 911. We are engaging the enemy as we must, in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, so we will not have to face them here at home.
To make a statement that one knows is false is more honest than to make a statement that one knows is true. - Lionel Suggs
And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many. - Peter J. Tanous
Just start at the beginning, you say? And what beginning might that be? I've come to the conclusion all starts are false ones. Tap the fragile shell of any beginning and you'll find another nested inside. - Christina Sunley
When we see things through our fixed, false beliefs, science becomes superstition. - Debasish Mridha
There's no weakness as great as false strength. - Stefan Molyneux
Praise from the common people is generally false, and rather follows the vain than the virtuous. - Sir Francis Bacon
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. - Albert Einstein
Why wait? So precious is this life—this gift—this temporary blindness. Burn and drown and embrace the false dark, then grasp the unthinkable height of resulting joy. For in the end, in the light of truth when the flesh is cast off, there is nothing but this. - Jennifer DeLucy
False hope is a terrible thing, if its the only thing keeping you alive you'll be dead by dawn. - Charlie Rae
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue. - Sallust
Never fall for a person's image and status as the may serve as a false representation of character. Watch closely the character and you"ll know who a person really is. - Kemi Sogunle
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. - Frederick Douglass
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
With Zia's controversial demise in 1988, Jinnah was finally spared the false beard Zia kept pinning on the founder's otherwise clean-shaven face. - Nadeem Farooq Paracha
Courage comes from knowing that fear is a false perception. - Debasish Mridha
False humility is quite like the worst of both worlds: both that of Meekness and that of Conceit. - Criss Jami
If a sect does officially insist that its structure of belief demands that evolution be false, then no compromise is possible. An honest and competent biology teacher can only conclude that the sect's beliefs are wrong and that its religion is a false one. - George Gaylord Simpson
Make up for every mistake you make in life. Some of us humans tend to learn from our mistakes and others tend to make the same false mistakes." - Sage Canny
The urge to want some bit of information to be true often clouds our ability to assess why that information may be false. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Belief in a false reality about another person first manifests in the creators mind by making everything look like proof, then manifests in other people to become reality. Unless noticed. - L.H.
Why does a heart wear its eyesinto helllike slivers of false sunshine - Fanny Howe
It is a friend's duty that he does not leave his friend in a difficult position but provide intimacy and support to him. In difficulty who leaves is a false and the one not quitting is a true friend. - Acharya Mahapragya
I am not pretty; I am not ugly. I am not true, and I am not false. I am just me—a reality, a conception, and not a misinterpretation. - Debasish Mridha
Proverbs are in the world of thought what gold coin is in the world of business - great value in small compass, and equally current among all people. Sometimes the proverb may be false, the coin counterfeit, but in both cases the false proves the value of the true.
All Faith is false, all Faith is true: Truth is the shattered mirror strown In myriad bits; while each believes His little bit the whole to own. - Sir Richard Francis Burton
t takes great courage to stand up against your fixed, false beliefs. - Debasish Mridha
Let us not dwell into past thoughts, worn out ideas, false beliefs. Let them go so that you can create a new self by emptying your mind and filling it with new thoughts, ideas, and visions. - Debasish Mridha
What you see is not real. It is a misinterpretation of our false perceptions. - Debasish Mridha
History An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
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
One of the main reasons and excuses behind every religious failure is a FALSE PROMISE. - M.F. Moonzajer
Fear is a shadow of false perception and unreal imaginations. - Debasish Mridha
Men have such a good opinion of themselves, of their mental superiority and intellectual depth; they believe themselves so skilled in discerning the true from the false, the path of safety from those of error, that they should be forbidden as much as possible the perusal of philosophic writings. - أبو حامد الغزالي
The purpose of the false self is to defend against pain - not deal with reality - Robert W. Firestone
Was there little time between the invention of language and the coming of true and false? - Mason Cooley
If Jesus himself, or Mohammed, or Buddha spoke to me personally and said that women are inferior to men, I would still reject that as false dogma because I know with every ounce of my being that this is not true. - Alice Bag
Children naturally believe without question and absorb knowledge at an incredible rate; since there is no other frame of reference; they believe their parental reality, true or false. - David W. Earle
Whenever they are condemning weaves or breast implants, some people speak so passionately that their false teeth almost fall out. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. 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
In this universe of ours, with its wealth of errors and legends, historical data and false information, one absolute truth is the fact that Superman is Clark Kent. All the rest is always open to debate. - Umberto Eco
History, n. An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
He who can take no interest in what is small will take false interest in what is great. - John Ruskin
It’s ego the false self that exalts the guru and declares the teaching sacred, but nothing is exalted or sacred, only true or not true. - Jed McKenna
When our beliefs are false we can justify anything to prove our beliefs. - Debasish Mridha
The true self is that which is in touch with reality. The false self is the aspects of your personality that are adapted to threats and no longer consciously recognizes either the adaptation or the threat. - Stefan Molyneux
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their pedestals. - Agnes Repplier
What we touch with our fingers is false. What we feel through our perceptions is real. What we see through our eyes is an illusion, but what we see through our heart is real. - Debasish Mridha
No human being can be so honest as to become completely false. - Yukio Mishima
You can't distinguish your group by doing things that are rational and believing things that are true. If you want to set yourself apart from other people you have to do things that are arbitrary and believe things that are false. - Paul Graham
There is no need for false solidity when you are at peace with the universal expanse of your true Being. - Michael A. Singer
The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false. - Thomas Aquinas
When I capture my thoughts and compare them to the truth of God’s Word, I often find they are false, deceptive, or destructive. - Lori Hatcher
The most important and most difficult thing that you can change is your fixed false beliefs. - Debasish Mridha
It is easy, retrospectively, to endow one's youth with a false precocity or a false innocence; to tamper with the dates marking one's stature on the edge of the door. - Evelyn Waugh
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true. - Martin Luther King Jr.
To thine own self be true -; And it must follow as the night the day; Thou canst not be false to any man - William Shakespeare
I'm a realist, I'm not an optimist. I don't want false hope. I don't know where this is going for me.
Desiring to be more than true, you are worse than false.
...the student of prehistoric man...cannot reject [the Castenedolo skull] as false without doing injury to his sense of truth, and he cannot accept it as fact without shattering his accepted beliefs. - Arthur Keith
False love can be bought; true love is priceless. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In a false quarrel there is no true valour. - William Shakespeare
When you see things through your heart, there is no right or wrong, true or false, only there is love to share. - Debasish Mridha
If you did not in your own mind distinguish between useful and erroneous information, then you were not learning at all, you were merely replacing ignorance with false belief, which was no improvement. - Orson Scott Card
Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain? - William Shakespeare
The challenge of elucidating living processes -- including consciousness and all its baggage which we bundle together as 'the human spirit' -- is only one example of a challenge where hard work is paying off and science does not need to accept the false explanations peddled by religions. - Peter Atkins
A hair divides what is false and true.
He who promises more than he is able to perform, is false to himself; and he who does not perform what he has promised, is a traitor to his friend. - George Shelley
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
I am not pretty, I am not ugly,I am not true, I am not false, I am just me, a reality, a conception not a misinterpretation. - Debasish Mridha
I thought of this, tell me whether it is true or false; you do not know something, you cannot know everything and you can miss anything - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Last night I dreamt that somebody loved me.No hope, no harm; just another false alarm - Morrissey
Tudo é permitido e válido em nome do monopólio universal da distinção entre o verdadeiro e o falso. Everything is permitted and valid in the name of universal monopoly of the distinction between true and false. - Victor Eustáquio
If only [people] understood that every thought is both false and true! False by one-sidenedness resulting from man's inability to embrace the whole truth, and true as an expression of one fact of human endeavor. - Leo Tolstoy
RACK, n. An argumentative implement formerly much used in persuading devotees of a false faith to embrace the living truth. As a call to the unconverted the rack never had any particular efficacy, and is now held in light popular esteem. - Ambrose Bierce
You cease to be wise or intelligent when your beliefs are false. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Your mind can go ahead and imagine what it wants to imagine, but a true friend will always remain true, in spite of the false messages running through your mind. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Nothing is Lie until you get to know the truth, as nothing is false in Dream until you get to know that i'm Dreamer. - The Ek
People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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 word miracle, as pronounced by Christian churches, gives a false impression; it is a monster. It is not one with the blowing clover and the falling rain. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Promise me no promises, So will I not promise you: Keep we both our liberties, Never false and never true: Let us hold the die uncast, Free to come as free to go: For I cannot know your past, And of mine what can you know? - Christina Rossetti
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life. - George Bernard Shaw
Bad books on writing tell you to "WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW", a solemn and totally false adage that is the reason there exist so many mediocre novels about English professors contemplating adultery. - Joe Haldeman
Rationalism is false not because it seeks to express reality in rational mode, so far as this possible, but because it seeks to embrace the whole of reality in the realm of reason, as if the reason coincides with the very principle of things. - Osman Bakar
Shows itself in the notion that what may be objectively true may in the mouth of certain people become false. - Søren Kierkegaard
The Word of GOD is Superior to the inferior words of men and the words of every false prophet and the teachings of every false religion. - Errol Anthony Smythe.
The atheist staring from his attic window is often nearer to God than the believer caught up in his own false image of God. - Martin Buber
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit. - Aristotle
Humanity suffers because most of us are living in our prison of fixed, false beliefs and we don't want to get out of it. - Debasish Mridha
No burden is heavier to bear than the burden of a false idea. - Marty Rubin
Stress is a false perception of fear of the unknown. - Debasish Mridha
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am. - Michelle Obama
There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue. - Tom Robbins
Do not fall prey to the false belief that mastery and domination are synonymous with manliness. - Kent Nerburn
A true prophet would rather be believed false by many but actually true than believed true by many but actually false. - Criss Jami
They say if the love is true, then it’s easy. But that’s false. Love is complicated. It’s sticky. It’s bliss and it’s a mix of emotions. It’s not easy. - Dominic Riccitello
The person who has trust in divine justice is neither upset when treated unfairly, nor seeks his justice; on the contrary, he accepts the false accusations as if they were true, and does not try to convince others that he has been slandered; instead he asks to be forgiven... - Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain
False humility is the pride of not being proud, real humility is without the consciousness that pride exists. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction--faith in fiction is a damnable false hope. - Thomas A. Edison
Without doubt one always looks more carefully at what one believes must be seen by many than at what one does only for oneself, and often the things that have seemed to me to be true when I began to concieve them have appeared false to me when I wanted to put them on paper. - Rene Descartes
The best way to reduce stress is to know that it is not real; it is just a false perception. Replace it with a perception of love and joy. - Debasish Mridha
Your heart is the roots to God.Your heart is nourished by truth, by God, but you have forgotten the heart.Come back to the heart, and you will be able to know the truth.You will be able to know the truth as the truth and the false as the false. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Most of us are living in a prison of our fixed, false beliefs and never try to find the door to get out to see and feel the beauty of life, even when the door is wide open and welcoming. - Debasish Mridha
Your false promises are dark enough to submerge even the sun. - Jawwad Zafar
Fact is fact; it is not true or false. - Debasish Mridha
SCRIPTURES, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based. - Ambrose Bierce
False enchantment can last a lifetime. - W. H. Auden
What is evil? Killing is evil, lying is evil, slandering is evil, abuse is evil, gossip is evil, envy is evil, hatred is evil, to cling to false doctrine is evil; all these things are evil. And what is the root of evil? Desire is the root of evil, illusion is the root of evil. - Gautama Buddha
The insinuation that without a female president women cannot pursue and achieve their dreams is not only false but recalls the ever-condenscending liberal attitude towards women: "We know what women want, even if they do not. - Alyssa Bornhorst
Never question yourself to satisfy the comfort of those living blindly by the false masks of life. - Nikki Rowe
In false quarrels there is no true valor. - William Shakespeare
It's wisdom to recognize necessity, when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly it may appear to those who cling to false hope. - J. R. R. Tolkien
No sentimentality, no romance, no false hope, no self-petting lies, merely that which is! - Sheri S. Tepper
The deepest realization of meditation is that your being is a non-being. It is a nothing, a vast emptiness without boundaries. It is a no-self. The feeling of self, of "I" is false. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Our religious faith gives us the answer to the false beliefs of Communism... I have the feeling that God has created us and brought us to our present position of power and strength for some great purpose.
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
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. - Plato
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance. - George Bernard Shaw
In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. - Barack Obama
A terrorist is the most foolish and naïve. He is drunk with fixed false beliefs that killing his neighbors will result in going to heaven. - Debasish Mridha
I used to dream of true love; now I'm open to false, but convincing.... - Jacob M. Appel
But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false? - H.P. Lovecraft
Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence. - Jules Feiffer
There is not such thing as false or real hope. Hope is the brain's natural mood stabilizer. And an illusory friend that gives hope and eases the struggle of one's daily life, is much better than all the living friends who just ain't bothered. - Abhijit Naskar
If someone’s beliefs are fixed and false, he or she can do anything to justify their beliefs. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
War is a profession by which a man cannot live honorably; an employment by which the soldier, if he would reap any profit, is obliged to be false, rapacious, and cruel. - Niccolo Machiavelli
False face must hide what the false heart doth know. - William Shakespeare
Harsh reality is always better than false hope. - Downton Abbey
The difference between false memories and true ones is thesame as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look themost real, the most brilliant. - Salvador Dalí
Tribalism is an addiction that is driven by false beliefs that need to be reflected back to be perceived as true. - Stefan Molyneux
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
Why would you want to appear as one thing and be another? If you are a warrior then you are a warrior and if you are not a warrior then you are not a warrior. The Way of the warrior is the Way of the warrior. To be a warrior, look like a warrior and stand like a warrior. Do not be false to yourself. - Miyamoto Musashi
Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea. - Guy Debord
Just because a prediction is true, doesn't mean that it is not false. - Lionel Suggs
Pride is nothing more than false courage without long term solutions. - Shannon L. Alder
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
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
It is always the false that makes you suffer, the false desires and fears, the false values and ideas, the false relationships between people. Abandon the false and you are free of pain; truth makes happy, truth liberates. - Nisargadatta Maharaj
I read anything that’s going to be interesting. But you don’t know what it is until you’ve read it. Somewhere in a book on the history of false teeth there’ll be the making of a novel. - Terry Pratchett
Illusion is a false perception but delusion is a fixed false belief. - Debasish Mridha
A false love, begins with the eye and soon spills from the eye in pain. Where a true love, begins with the eye, and settles in the heart. - Anthony Liccione
He knew how to say many false things that were like true sayings. - Homer
Realization is not about you, the wave, realizing it is ocean. The ocean realizes itself in you and reveals itself to have never been just a wave. Nothing changes except the falling away of a false belief. - Enza Vita
All general statements are false. - Unknown
From hence, ye beauties, undeceived Know one false step is ne'er retrieved And be with caution bold. Not all that tempts your wandering eyes And heedless hearts is lawful prize, Not all that glisters gold.
Chicken exits are self-sabotage. They give you a false explanation for why you don't have something you want. - Ali Vincent
Men are not generally sufficiently aware of the distinction between the law of God and his purpose; they are apt to suppose, that as the temper of the sinner is contrary to the one, so the outrages of the sinner are able to defeat the other; than which nothing can be more false. - John Witherspoon
The road to wealth is sown with false starts and failures that should in no way discourage the poor who make good or our neighbors with new found riches. We have to give it our all. - Roberto Bolaño
We live in a world where unfortunately the distinction between true and false appears to become increasingly blurred by manipulation of facts, by exploitation of uncritical minds, and by the pollution of the language. - Arne Tiselius
I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words. - John Milton
In my experience endings are false positives. Perhaps like a phoenix, out of the ashes of destruction we could be reborn."-Cassandra Rainbow in PHOENIX- - Vaun Murphrey
He takes false shadows for true substances. - William Shakespeare
There is no such thing as false or real hope. Hope is the brain's natural mood-stabilizer. And an illusory friend that gives hope and eases the struggle of one's daily life, is much better than all the living friends who just ain't bothered. - Abhijit Naskar
A false science makes atheists, a true science prostrates men before the Deity. - Voltaire
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving. - William Shakespeare
Remind thyself, in the darkest moments, that every failure is only a step toward success, every detection of what is false directs you toward what is true, every trial exhausts some tempting form of error, and every adversity will only hide, for a time, your path to peace and fulfillment. - Og Mandino
One great function of Bible verses: To keep us from drawing false inferences from other Bible verses. - John Piper
Loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable; that one false step involves her in endless ruin; that her reputation is no less brittle than it is beautiful; and that she cannot be too much guarded in her behaviour towards the undeserving of the other sex. - Jane Austen
I've never been able to understand 'faith' myself, nor to see how a just God could expect his creatures to pick the one true religion out of an infinitude of false ones - by faith alone. It strikes me as a sloppy way to run an organization, whether universe or a smaller one. - Robert A. Heinlein
You may spend fifty or eighty years of your life believing in something totally false, and this is what happens to most people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
One comes to believe whatever one repeats to oneself sufficiently often, whether the statement be true of false. It comes to be dominating thought in one's mind. - Robert Collier
False love, desire, and beauty frail, adieu! Dead is the root whence all these fancies grew. - Walter Raleigh
And we should consider everyday lost on which we have not danced at least once: And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Before believing something, check the facts. False beliefs can infect and affect the mind. - Debasish Mridha
We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false opinion; and if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still. - John Stuart Mill
...if only the comfortable prosperity of the Victorian age hadn't lulled us into a false conviction of individual security and made us believe that what was going on outside our homes didn't matter to us, the Great War might never have happened. - Vera Brittain
Sadness is not out there. It's inside you. Sadness is often a misperception and false interpretation of a situation. - Debasish Mridha
There is no greater misery than false joys. - Bernard of Clairvaux
'Tis hard if all is false that I advance A fool must now and then be right, by chance. - William Cowper
Life is not a true or false question. - Rebecca McKinsey
One cannot worship the false god of nationalism and the God of Christianity at the same time. . - Martin Luther King Jr.
People have the false habit of putting an artificial gap between the spiritual and the financial. We cannot accept this habit because life is an integral whole which we should understand deeply. - Samael Aun Weor
Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.
Life is an unbroken succession of false situations. - Thornton Wilder
Do not banish reason for inequality; but let your reason serve to make the truth appear where it seems hid, and hide the false seems true. - William Shakespeare
People buy into this false notion of reverse racism, where they believe that just because there’s a group of people getting together to share something about their heritage that we’re excluding white people. But that’s not the reality. - Simon S. Tam
We fall asleep to fairy tales, and the world rotates and revolves and time passes and we grow up and we understand that they are false. There are not heroes and princesses and villains. It's not that easy. - Amy Zhang
A man has a false heart in his mouth for all the world to see, another in his breast to show all his special friends and his family, and the real one, the true one, the secret one, which is not known to anyone except himself alone. - James Clavell
In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right-to-work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining…. We demand this fraud be stopped. - Martin Luther King Jr.
It's more cruel to give someone false hope than telling the bitter truth - Unknown
Idolatry is committed, not merely by setting up false gods, but also by setting up false devils; by making men afraid of war or alcohol, or economic law, when they should be afraid of spiritual corruption and cowardice.
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false. - Paul Valery
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge. - Isaac Asimov
Successfully functioning in a society with diverse values, traditions and lifestyles requires us to have a relationship to our own reactions rather than be captive of them. To resist our tendencies to make right or true, that which is nearly familiar, and wrong or false, that which is only strange. - Robert Kegan
Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, "Is life a multiple choice test or is it a true or false test?" ...Then a voice comes to me out of the dark and says, "We hate to tell you this but life is a thousand word essay. - Charles M. Schulz
To laugh often and much,to win the respect of the intelligent peopleand the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest criticsand endure the betrayal of false friends;to appreciate beauty;to find the best in others; to leave the world. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I realize how depraved it was to instill false guilt in an innocent child's conscience, causing a distorted image of life, God, & self, leaving little if any feeling of personal worth. - Mary Griffith
EGO means attachment to layers of our unexamined thoughts and illusions.We avoid self inquiry because it shatters our belief system and false image. - Aditya Ajmera
It is very difficult to break free from the prison of conformity and fixed false beliefs without changing our level of consciousness and awareness. - Debasish Mridha
If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion. - Calvin Coolidge
One can talk good and shower down roses, but it's the receiver that has to walk through the thorns, and all its false expectations. - Anthony Liccione
Our self image is based on people comments, so most images are false. You aren't this and this, they made you, because they wanted! - Deyth Banger
The darkness, the rage. One allows you to see the stars, the other gives you a false strength. But in the end both of which bring great torment. - Rodrigo Oliveski
Some friends are like sunny days, with false flames, oozing from afar, coming near without a dime. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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