Post more comments
Want a gift card for being active Forum member? Post comments and win $25 gift card every week.
Rules:
PoemHunter.com will be giving away Amazon.com gift cards (worth $75 in total) every week to first three members ($25 each) who participate most in our forum discussions. You just have to post comments on forum pages, poet pages or poem pages anywhere inside PoemHunter.com
Comments posted needs to be in different pages. Posting more than 1 comment on the same page will only be counted once.
Members can not post comments without being logged in.
PoemHunter.com has the right to cancel or edit this contest.
PoemHunter.com has a right to disqualify or ban member(s) without providing any type of reason, belief or proof in regards to any type of illegal activity or fraud.

Quotations About / On: TRUTH

  • 31.
    Maxims are sharp-edged half-truths.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley
  • 32.
    Truth titillates the imagination far less than fiction.
    (Marquis de Sade (1740-1814), French author. Friar Claude, in L'Histoire de Juliette, ou les Prospérités du Vice, pt. 3 (1797).)
    More quotations from: Marquis de Sade, imagination, truth
  • 33.
    Nothing is higher than the love of truth.
    (Aurelius Clemens Prudentius (c. 348-405), Roman poet. Peristephanon, X, 388.)
  • 34.
    On every parable you ride to every truth.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 4, p. 231, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); Thus Spoke Zarathustra, p. 183, trans. by Walter Kaufmann, New York, Penguin Books (1978). Zarathustra, in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Third Part, "The Return Home," (1884).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Nietzsche, truth
  • 35.
    All great truths begin as blasphemies.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1918). Annajanska, in Annajanska, The Bolshevik Empress, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 5, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1972).)
    More quotations from: George Bernard Shaw
  • 36.
    Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
    (Jessamyn West (1902-1984), U.S. novelist. To See the Dream, part 1 (1956).)
    More quotations from: Jessamyn West
  • 37.
    Old and young disbelieve one another's truths.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley
  • 38.
    The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
    (G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742-1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook H," aph. 7, Aphorisms (written 1765-99), trans. by R.J. Hollingdale (1990).)
    More quotations from: G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg
  • 39.
    Truth—Something somehow discreditable to someone.
    (H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (18801956), U.S. journalist, critic. A Mencken Chrestomathy, ch. 30, p. 618, Knopf (1949).)
    More quotations from: H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken, truth
  • 40.
    Ecclesiasticism in science is only unfaithfulness to truth.
    (Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #65, Aphorisms and Reflections, selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907).)
    More quotations from: Thomas Henry Huxley, truth
[Hata Bildir]