Quotation Explorer - 'Truths'

There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away. - Henry Ward Beecher
Confessions are meant to reveal universal truths through specific examples. - Yishai Schwartz
Give a man a mask, and he'll tell you deeper and darker truths. But he'll also be more abusive, unaccountable, and demonic. - Cory Duchesne
Advertisements... contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. - Thomas Jefferson
It is a very lonely life that a man leads, who becomes aware of truths before their times.
The truth is always a compound of two half- truths, and you never reach it, because there is always something more to say. - Tom Stoppard
The fact regularly faced in telling people first the odd truths is that some don’t openly reflect, but most outrightly reject; and when it turns out to be correct publicly, they accept only to give often its credit to a person who desires but doesn’t deserve respect. - Anuj Somany
For wisdom: read your Bible repeatedly and apply its truths often. - Jim George
There are no whole truths; all truths are half- truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil. - Alfred North Whitehead
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor. - Robert Frost
There’s an infant part in our souls which longs for the lullaby truths of life every night for a tranquil slumber. - Munia Khan
And truths, these days, are spokenThe same way promises are made,With gritted teeth and crossed fingers. - Sanhita Baruah
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
Realism falls short of reality. It shrinks it, attenuates it, falsifies it; it does not take into account our basic truths and our fundamental obsessions: love, death, astonishment. It presents man in a reduced and estranged perspective. Truth is in our dreams, in the imagination. - Eugène Ionesco
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken. - Baltasar Gracián
One lie can tarnish a thousand truths. - Al David
I read no newspaper now but Ritchie's, and in that chiefly the advertisements, for they contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. - Thomas Jefferson
Perhaps great fiction is in reality, deep hidden truths. - S.G. Savage
There are no forbidden questions in science, no matters too sensitive or delicate to be probed, no sacred truths. - Carl Sagan
It doesn't matter what you think about consciousness, higher truths, or different dimensions - it's what you do and what you are that counts. - Belsebuub
To fall for the notion of a 'double truth' and argue there was one set of truths for reason and another for faith and never the two shall meet made nonsense of the idea of truth itself. - Arthur Herman
The only truths that last are the truths of the heart. - Marty Rubin
We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. - US Declaration of Independence
Every moment of existence is a volcano full of truth! Every single moment is ready to explode, may be now, may be two minutes or may be two years later! Truths are ready to erupt! Every single moment is ready to erupt! Be silent; wait for the eruptions! - Mehmet Murat ildan
[E]very heresy is due to an overemphasis upon some truth, without allowing other truths to qualify and balance it. - John R.W. Stott
Better to illuminate than merely to shine to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate. - Thomas Aquinas
F(r)iction is the best of everything we’ve ever loved. F(r)iction is experimental. F(r)iction is strange. F(r)iction pokes the soft spots, touches nerves most would rather remain protected. F(r)iction is secrets and truths and most importantly—stories. F(r)iction is weird, in every respect. - Tethered by Letters
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
Not all the truths are told, dreams are shattered, words are unspoken, memories are haunting but the imagination is still fighting to settle down. - Magith Noohukhan
No one wants their stuff stolen. No one wants their physical person harmed. If you understand the implications of those two truths, you can come to see the egregious moral and practical problems of a state-managed society. - Jeffrey Tucker
(T)he increase of known truths stimulates the investigation, establishment, and growth of the arts. - Galileo Galilei
my blog, a boat that contains my perceptions + truths; set to sail on an endless journey into eternity. - The Nyghtlie Poet
A thousand truths can be assembled in such a way as to create a colossal lie. - James Rozoff
half truths equal whole lies - Fred Munoz
Every age has its own outlook. It is specially good at seeing certain truths and specially liable to make certain mistakes. We all, therefore, need the books that will correct the characteristic mistake of our own period. And that means the old books. - C.S. Lewis
Communism forgets that life is individual. Capitalism forgets that life is social, and the kingdom of brotherhood is found neither in the thesis of communism nor the antithesis of capitalism but in a higher synthesis. It is found in a higher synthesis that combines the truths of both. - Martin Luther King Jr.
A person cannot tell the truth, if they don't live the truth & they can't live the truth, if they don't know the truth_ Cutting Truths - Michael Levy
We make our own truths and lies....Truths are often lies and lies truths... - Bernhard Schlink
Tears are the words that the heart could not express, silent truths the eyes do confess. - Aisha Mirza
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life. - Ernest Renan
Laws of nature have no physical properties of mass /energy. They are platonic truths in transcendent realm that create & govern the Universe. - Deepak Chopra
Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths. - Criss Jami
Brand-new truths are probably not Truths. - John Piper
Humans are naturally social; civilization causes us to be antisocial."From my next book: The Five Forgotten Truths - Kirk D. Sinclair
We must not let go manifest truths because we cannot answer all questions about them.
The truth, he thought, has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. - Graham Greene
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. - Mark Twain
I don't want someone to believe my lies, I need someone to accept my truths. - Kellie Elmore
Artists, especially writers, great writers, are the most honest people I know. There are deep confessions in their words. And if we're strong enough to expose the spaces between them, we find truths there also. - Darnell Lamont Walker
I am not apologetic. I don’t define or defend my philosophical thoughts. You have to feel them, think about them, imagine them, and then try to understand them. My thoughts are my truths. They may not be your truth, and that is fine with me. - Debasish Mridha
The absolute truth is one for an infinity of possible relative truths which lie. - Sorin Cerin
That's the problem with revealing true truths. They make people uncomfortable. The truth should be grand and exotic, but mostly it isn't. Mostly it's uncomfortable. - Leslie Pietrzyk
There are many truths by which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home. - John Stuart Mill
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself. - Anaïs Nin
All a hardliner has to do is to keep the door of his mind open! And then, the light will visit him! Only in light we can see the truths! - Mehmet Murat ildan
the way to create art is to burn and destroyordinary concepts and to substitute themwith new truths that run down from the top of the headand out of the heart - Charles Bukowski
There are at least a million truths that are hidden by just 100 lies. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
Give your children big truths they will grow into rather than light explanations they will grow out of. - Tedd Tripp
And so we smile on,Feeding the truths we shareWith a union of our souls,Cathedral slaves of our passionWhich builds beauty amongst chaos. - Scott Hastie
I wholeheartedly believe in the power and truths of love and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The space between between breaths is measured in moments. But the space between Truths..? Lifetimes. - Brooke Burgess
22 Brutal Dating Truths You Have To Accept If You Want A Shot At Lasting Love - priti
These secrets are not secrets per se but are truths hidden from public view. I had to write this book. There had to be a reason I survived to tell this story. - Rebecca Allard
Some simple truths are so clear to a dazzling degree that to realize them you need to think over and live for a long time - Ceyhun Özsoylu
When you do choose to speak," she told me, "speak truths. - Lisa Graff
The greatest truths are the simplest things in the world, simple as your own existence. - Swami Vivekananda
Science is a way humans try to tell themselves the truths. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Great men's errors are to be venerated as more fruitful than little men's truths. - Friedrich Nietzsche
It wasn’t closure, really. But I’d said the right things. I’d hit on some truths. Maybe some things didn’t get closure. Maybe some things weren’t really worth it, or didn’t really need it, and after a while the unimportance would become obvious. - Vee Hoffman
Not all truths hurt. And not all that is hurtful is truthful. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I did what most writers do at their beginnings: emulated my elders, imitated my peers, thus turning away from any possibility of discovering truths beneath my skin and behind my eye. - Ray Bradbury
There are no whole truths; all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil. - Alfred North Whitehead
We can be safe and live with other defined truths exemplified by a capital T or we can change and with our limited time experience truth with a small t, seeking our own understanding, which can change with new awareness. - David W. Earle
Great truths can only be forgotten and can never be falsified. - G.K. Chesterton
Though it may be interesting to know how many hairs there are on the human head, or how the giant red spot on the surface of Jupiter was formed, the real truths we are interested in are those about ourselves. - Stephen Richards
...it is not by reflection and intelligence, but by perception, that the highest and purest truths are attained. - Anatole France
There is great worth in holding universal truths and timelessly beautiful words in your heart, which will stay there forever, infusing your thoughts and speech… - Dan Stevens
Adoptees deserve open records because deception and partial truths do not set us free. - DaShanne Stokes
There are many kinds of truth: societal truths, religious truths, fundamental truths, scientific truths, and universal truths. Your truth should be what you can trust with your heart. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. - Jessamyne West
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. - Galileo Galilei
Doubts are more cruel than the worst of truths. - Moliere
All truths, not merely ideas, but truthful faces, truthful pictures or songs, are highly beautiful. - Mahatma Gandhi
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times. - Voltaire
The absence of knowledge of the truths about money leads to poverty and financial slavery. - Sunday Adelaja
Deceptions of the senses are the truths of perception. - Johannes Purkinje
Fantasy is an excellent platform to shine new lights on old truths. - James D. Maxon
What we call fundamental truths are simply the ones we discover after all the others. - Albert Camus
Whence but from heaven, could men unskilled in arts,In several ages born, in several parts,Weave such agreeing truths? Or how, or why, Should all conspire to cheat us with a lie? - John Dryden
There are certain truths that occurs to us, which we cannot convey in words, but requires a personal experience to grasp more vividly. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The body often contains emotional truths that words can too easily gloss over. - Esther Perel
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
The essence of science is that it is always willing to abandon a given idea for a better one; the essence of theology is that it holds its truths to be eternal and immutable. - H.L. Mencken
I write to remind me of the experiences, fictional or non-fictional, that flows a bit of selfless truths. For the me in the ‘I’, or the me through your eyeballs, it is a serum to separate the lumpiness in my heart. - James Emlund
But 'tis strange and oftentimes, to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths, win us with honest trifles, to betray's in deepest consequence. - William Shakespeare
Small truths have greater power than big lies. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Bitter truths have the power to expect backups if they are shared at all. - Hira Mariam
We see and tell about the myriad truths of how the universe is and might be. That's what we writers DO. - Nicohle Christopherson
Many people find bald, unvarnished truths so disturbing, they prefer to ram their heads in the sand and start dreaming at the first sign of scientific reality. - Charlie Brooker
Forging fake smiles to hide painful truths doesn't take away the hurt, but sometimes safeguards our emotions from those adamant not to understand. - Aisha Mirza
Bitter truths have the need to expect backups if they are shared at all. - Hira Mariam
Whether God exists or does not exist, He has come to rank among the most sublime and useless truths. - Denis Diderot
The truths of the one subject have already been discovered, but have not been accepted because they spell the death of the faith in the lie. - Compton Gage
There is nothing more powerful than this moment your living, now, more powerful than your convictions and truths, spend time with what your heart desires and souls screams for. Life ends a day before we know it, it's so important to chase everything that matters to you. - Nikki Rowe
I am persuaded that our intellects at twenty contain all the truths we shall ever find - W.B. Yeats
All great truths begin as blasphemies. - George Bernard Shaw
No one now dies of fatal truths; there are too many antidotes to them.
Give me the facts and I will determine my own truths. - Tanjlisa Marie
What is truth? Truth is ever-changing law. We both have truths. Are mine the same as yours? (Crucify him! Crucify him!) - Ponctious Pilate
And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray's In deepest consequence. - William Shakespeare
Maybe it's just that some of us have had certain facts and truths slapped up against our heads so hard and so often that we have to see them and pay our respects to their reality. - Ralph Ellison
Understanding is a pure glass of water. All great truths have no taste. Hints of sweetness are coloured by the need for amazement. - Ben Okri
Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit. - Edward R. Murrow
Most truths remain unsaid, most rumors gets front page - Mohammad Azeem
A horde of people around a person could be anyone except his friends, fans or followers; if they stay in, either online or offline, with him, but do not GENUINELY say or support the truths or facts with him. - Anuj Somany
from Open HouseMy truths are all foreknown,This anguish self-revealed.I'm naked to the bone,With nakedness my shield.Myself is what I wear:I keep the spirit spare. - Theodore Roethke
It was hard and sour, but, as Poushkin said, the illusion which exalts us is dearer to us than ten thousand truths. I saw a happy man, one whose dearest dream had come true, who had attained his goal in life, who had got what he wanted, and was pleased with his destiny and with himself. - Anton Chekhov
We have come to a point in time where using common sense, speaking factual truths and asking honest questions have been deemed radical behavior. While in turn, manipulation, thoughtlessness and dishonesty is often rewarded and rules the day. - Gary Hopkins
A lie that could help someone focus on his life was better than a hundred simple truths. - Faraaz Kazi
I'm never really upset when a person lies because I don't place much value in truths. When you look at the grand design, you realize that there are no truths, only stories. In other words, the only truth is that we are all stories. Lies are just part of the story that we tell. - Lionel Suggs
I write so others might contemplate things that are out of the ordinary. I write to make people feel—to cause laughter and tears and anger at injustice. I write so the world will imagine and wonder at crazy, incredible truths. I write to have a tiny bit of influence on a universal conscience. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Understanding of divine truths preserves and protects a man in any situation. - Sunday Adelaja
It is not money that makes a person free, but it is the knowledge of God’s truths. - Sunday Adelaja
As we live our truths, we will communicate across all barriers, speaking for the sources of peace. Peace that is not lack of war, but fierce and positive. - Muriel Rukeyser
Till a man can judge whether they be truths or not, his understanding is but little improved, and thus men of much reading, though greatly learned, but may be little knowing. - John Locke
Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors. - Thomas H. Huxley
The Bible is an ocean of instruction and wisdom. Dip daily into the vast pool to discover its truths. - Elizabeth George
Legends are lessons; they ring with truths. - Elinor
Some truths can only be seen in the dark. - Marty Rubin
Misunderstanding of divine truths or lack of understanding are the only things that mayprevent a man from becoming God’s representative on earth - Sunday Adelaja
the problem in today's society is that the truth is in short supply and people love soft lies more than hard truths - rassool jibraeel snyman
The general rule of law is, that the noblest of human productions -- knowledge, truths ascertained, conceptions, and ideas -- become, after voluntary communication to others, free as the air to common use."~ - Louis D. Brandeis
It's better to have a million small religions with each one containing a great truth. Than one great religion containing a million small truths. - Carla VanKoughnett
In India we never distinguished between history and myth. Our Puranas as well as Itihasas contain fantastical tales. They are lies that convey deeper truths. - Ashwin Sanghi
why does what was beautiful shatter in hindsight because it concealed dark truths? - Bernhard Schlink
My mind is a collection of truths that I have extracted from greatest thinkers throughout human history - Diego Belmonte
Always remember that most truths are comparative and not absolute. - Debasish Mridha
Imagination can create lies that duals truths. - Lionel Suggs
A story is just a convoluted lie...with some hidden truths. - Christian Clason
Truths are immortal, my dear friend; they are immortal like God! What we call a falsity is like a fruit; it has a certain number of days; it is bound to decay. Whereas, what we call truth is like gold; days, months, even centuries can hide gold, can overlook it but they can never make it decay. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Once a day....call yourselves to an account what new ideas, what new proposition or truth you have gained, what further confirmation of known truths, and what advances you have made in any part of knowledge. - Isaac Watts
A dull speech which is full of truths is much more brilliant than an eloquent speech which is full of lies! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Strip back the beliefs pasted on by governesses, schools, and states, you find indelible truths at one's core. - David Mitchell
The problem with our culture is we cling to so many different truths. Yet, the truths that we cling to also depend on our point of view. Maybe, the journey to a truth that can be free of hatred, bias and injustice requires a journey of the soul to see all view points. - Shannon L. Alder
Life's lessons aren't always new. Often they're the same old worn-out truths offering us greater depths of wisdom and understanding. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read. - Voltaire
A novel, though fiction, often speaks to the largest truths. - Mark Rubinstein
One lie has the power to tarnish a thousand truths. - Al David
The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices. - Frederick The Great
Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing. - Elizabeth Goudge
It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak. - Neil Gaiman
If you want your lie to be believed then you need to speak thousand truths before you lie. - Amit Kalantri
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