Quotes containing word "true"

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Sell also: admittedly, confessedly, dependable, genuine, honest, key, lawful, reliable, rightful, straight, truthful, unfeigned

Definitions and meanings of word "true"

• Noun: proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment; example: "out of true"

• Verb: make level, square, balanced, or concentric; example: "true up the cylinder of an engine"

• Adj: consistent with fact or reality; not false; examples: "the story is true", "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russel", "the true meaning of the statement"

• Adj: conforming to definitive criteria; examples: "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab", "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"

• Adj: accurately placed or thrown; examples: "his aim was true", "he was dead on target"

• Adj: devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; example: "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"

• Adj: expressing or given to expressing the truth; examples: "a true statement", "gave truthful testimony", "a truthful person"

• Adj: worthy of being depended on; examples: "a dependable worker", "an honest working stiff", "a reliable source of information", "he was true to his word", "I would be true for there are those who trust me"

• Adj: not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; examples: "genuine emotion", "her interest in people was unfeigned", "true grief"

• Adj: rightly so called; examples: "true courage", "a spirit which true men have always admired", "a true friend"

• Adj: determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles; example: "true north is geographic north"

• Adj: having a legally established claim; examples: "the legitimate heir", "the true and lawful king"

• Adj: in tune; accurate in pitch; example: "a true note"

• Adj: accurately fitted; level; example: "the window frame isn't quite true"

• Adv: as acknowledged; example: "true, she is the smartest in her class"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "true"

Bryant H. McGill
6 quotes about true
American Poet, Author, Editor
Born Friday 7 November 1969
Henry David Thoreau
7 quotes about true
American Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Historian, Author
Saturday 12 July 1817 - Tuesday 6 May 1862
Richard Bach
7 quotes about true
American Writer, Novelist, Author
Born Tuesday 23 June 1936
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
7 quotes about true
Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Dramatist
4 B.C. - 65 A.D.
Samuel Johnson
7 quotes about true
English Critic, Poet, Author, Editor
Wednesday 18 September 1709 - Monday 13 December 1784
Blaise Pascal
5 quotes about true
French Writer, Philosopher, Physicist, Mathematician, Inventor
Monday 19 June 1623 - Saturday 19 August 1662
Josiah Royce
4 quotes about true
American Philosopher
Tuesday 20 November 1855 - Thursday 14 September 1916
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
5 quotes about true
French Writer
Sunday 15 September 1613 - Sunday 17 March 1680
Marcus Tullius Cicero
6 quotes about true
Roman Statesman
106 B.C. - 43 B.C.
David Herbert Lawrence
5 quotes about true
English Writer
Friday 11 September 1885 - Sunday 2 March 1930
John Wooden
4 quotes about true
American Coach
Friday 14 October 1910 - Friday 4 June 2010
Albert Einstein
5 quotes about true
German Physicist
Friday 14 March 1879 - Monday 18 April 1955

In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.

John Lilly

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The trite answer is that everything is true but none of it happened. It is emotionally true, but the events, the plotting, the narrative, isn't true of my life, though I've experienced most of the emotions experienced by the characters in the play.

Patrick Marber

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We seek true individuality and the true individuals. But we find them not. For lo, we mortals see what our poor eyes can see; and they, the true individuals, - they belong not to this world of our merely human sense and thought.

Josiah Royce

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Whatever one believes to be true either is true or becomes true in one's mind.

Gene Fowler

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There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false. A thing is not necessarily either true or false; it can be both true and false.

Harold Pinter

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True freedom is where an individual's thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor - no matter the personal price.

Bryant H. McGill

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True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion.

Corliss Lamont

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People are at their happiest if they are true to themselves. I think that applies to their chosen profession, friends and relationships. It goes for your health too. If you are true to yourself, it seems to me everything should work out pretty well.

Bebe Neuwirth

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We are a country that has many friends, many allies, when we operate in the world, we operate with friends and allies that's been true for decades and if we wind up going to war in Iraq it will be true in Iraq.

Douglas Feith

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What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage question is true also of the other political movements in which he took an active interest.

Millicent Fawcett

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I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy... It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen.

Ben Kingsley

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It's kind of true that they just start making the same movie over and over again. It's also true that the times dictate what kind of movies get made and what kind are not. So I'm always looking for something that's a little fresh and something that I haven't seen before.

Thomas Jane

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Just stay true to yourself and true to wut you believe.

Joel Madden

Words: just, stay, true, believe
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True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.

Bryant H. McGill

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Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.

Jean de La Fontaine

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To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.

Walter Scott

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Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.

Richard Bach

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For 180 years, we voted in English. That is the true American tradition, and this amendment is true to our heritage, not what has existed unnaturally for the last 20 years.

Spencer Bachus

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America is so vast that almost everything said about it is likely to be true, and the opposite is probably equally true.

James T. Farrell

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Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.

John Stuart Mill

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