A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
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.
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.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
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.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
It is not truth that matters, but victory
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
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.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
Love truth, but pardon error.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.
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.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
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.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
The strength of Truth lies in Love and the strength of Love lies in Truth.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
The truth is more important than the facts.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
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.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.
Truth is a tendency.
Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.