Quotations About / On: TRUTH

  • 1.
    'Truth always speaks about beauty, beauty truth always
    In truth always return our darling Mays'
    (Belonging, Poem, 'Advice Written On Bad Advice', Indian Poet, Pijush Biswas)
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  • 2.
    An aphorism never coincides with the truth: it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 3.
    The only pathway to the truth is the truth itself
    (myself)
    More quotations from: Sheldon Carruthers
  • 4.
    The truth of love brings about the truth of life.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Truth.)
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  • 5.
    Always couple grace with truth and truth with grace.
    (The third from from my series of Facebook posts and Tweets under the hashtag 'GraceAndTruth'.)
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 6.
    Greatest victory which we desire, is to defeat truth and Lo! Truth is undefeated
    (Everybody has his own logic to prove, , he is right)
    More quotations from: Aftab Alam
  • 7.
    The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.
    (Sarah Bernhardt (1845-1923), French actor. The Art of the Theatre, ch. 3 (1924). Written in 1923.)
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  • 8.
    The truth is balance, but the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie.
    (Susan Sontag (b. 1933), U.S. essayist. "Simone Weil," Against Interpretation (1966).)
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  • 9.
    Two left-handed gloves don't make a pair. Two half-truths don't make a truth.
    (Multatuli [Eduard Douwer Dekker] (1820-1887), Dutch writer, civil servant. "Idee 2," The Oyster and the Eagle: Selected Aphorisms and Parables of Multatuli (1872), trans. by E. M. Beekman, U of Mass. Press (1974).)
  • 10.
    Belief in the truth commences with the doubting of all those "truths" we once believed.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 387, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Mixed Opinions and Maxims, aphorism 20, "Truth Will Have No Other Gods Alongside It," (1879).)
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