Quotes containing word "truth"

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Sell also: accuracy, verity

Definitions and meanings of word "truth"

• Noun: a fact that has been verified; examples: "at last he knew the truth", "the truth is that he didn't want to do it"

• Noun: conformity to reality or actuality; examples: "they debated the truth of the proposition", "the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat", "he was famous for the truth of his portraits", "he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities"

• Noun: a true statement; examples: "he told the truth", "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it"

• Noun: the quality of being near to the true value; examples: "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass", "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"

• Noun: United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)

Featured authors with quotes containing word "truth"

Friedrich Nietzsche
18 quotes about truth
German Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Composer
Tuesday 15 October 1844 - Saturday 25 August 1900
Mahatma Gandhi
14 quotes about truth
Indian Leader
Saturday 2 October 1869 - Friday 30 January 1948
Khalil Gibran
9 quotes about truth
Lebanese Poet
Saturday 6 January 1883 - Friday 10 April 1931
Blaise Pascal
9 quotes about truth
French Writer, Philosopher, Physicist, Mathematician, Inventor
Monday 19 June 1623 - Saturday 19 August 1662
Mark Twain
8 quotes about truth
American Author
Monday 30 November 1835 - Thursday 21 April 1910
Samuel Butler
6 quotes about truth
British Poet
Friday 4 December 1835 - Wednesday 18 June 1902
Rabindranath Tagore
7 quotes about truth
Indian Poet
Monday 6 May 1861 - Thursday 7 August 1941
Aldous Huxley
6 quotes about truth
English Writer, Novelist
Thursday 26 July 1894 - Friday 22 November 1963
Henry David Thoreau
7 quotes about truth
American Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Historian, Author
Saturday 12 July 1817 - Tuesday 6 May 1862
Thomas Huxley
6 quotes about truth
English Scientist
Wednesday 4 May 1825 - Saturday 29 June 1895
Samuel Johnson
7 quotes about truth
English Critic, Poet, Author, Editor
Wednesday 18 September 1709 - Monday 13 December 1784
Umberto Eco
4 quotes about truth
Italian Novelist
Tuesday 5 January 1932 - Friday 19 February 2016

I preach there are all kinds of truth, your truth and somebody else's. But behind all of them there is only one truth and that is that there's no truth.

Flannery O'Connor

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Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.

Umberto Eco

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Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth.

Richard M. Nixon

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I think that's what really a substantial work is, it's forever. It's the truth now and it was the truth then, and it will be the truth tomorrow.

Abbey Lincoln

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Truth is absolute, truth is supreme, truth is never disposable in national political life.

John Howard

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If you take a lie and allow your desire for the truth, you'll end up with some truth - not fact, but something that gets you closer to the truth. That's what we want. When we go to a play, we need to be assured that the experience we're having.

Denis Johnson

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The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.

Thomas Merton

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Human love has little regard for the truth. It makes the truth relative, since nothing, not even the truth, must come between it and the beloved person.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.

Pablo Picasso

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The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

Samuel Butler

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The American people need to know the truth. The American people need to see the truth. In a democracy, letting the people know the truth is the essence of what it means to be free.

Barbara Boxer

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No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth; and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition.

William Osler

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Because no matter what you say in life, the truth will always be the truth. You know when someone is telling the truth, you look in the eyes. I have a tendency to believe people.

Jean Claude Van Damme

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We want to assert the very principle that truth is absolute, truth is supreme, truth is never disposable in national political life.

John Howard

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I support the truth, that is all there is to it. And if you fall in that category of the truth, you are supported by the truth.

Jose Canseco

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There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth.

Louis Farrakhan

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A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth.

Thomas Mann

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The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth.

Chanakya

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I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth.

Brian Aldiss

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In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted.

Michael Musto

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