Truth Quotes - Page 6

Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many.
– Spinoza

What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup.
– Boris Pasternak

Our lives improve only when we take chances – and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
– Walter Anderson

We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable.
– Alexander

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

If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it? Thanks to Josette Champagne.
– Dogen

God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please; you can never have both.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man has a right to utter what he thinks is truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it.
– Samuel Johnson

Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
– Winston Churchill

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
– Mary Kay Ash

… when you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
– Sir Arthur Conan

The greatest truth must be recognition that in every man, in every child is the potential for greatness.
– Robert Kennedy

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.
– Michel Montaigne

The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion humility.
– Charles Colton

It makes all the difference in the world whether we put truth in the first place, or in the second place.
– John Morley

The search for truth implies a duty. One must not conceal any part of what one has recognized to be true.
– Albert Einstein

The truth that makes us free is always ticking away like a time-bomb in the basement of everybody’s church.
– Robert Farrar Capon

I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth; and truth rewarded me.
– Sylvia Ashton

Every truth has two sides. It is well to look at both sides before we commit ourselves to either side.
– Aesop

Whenever you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
– Arthur Conan Doyle