Quotations About / On: TRUTH

  • 61.
    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 (1913-1992), U.S. Republican politician, president. speech, Aug. 9, 1968, Miami. Acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination.)
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  • 62.
    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 (1861-1947), British philosopher. Dialogues of Alfred North Whitehead, prologue, ed. Lucien Price (1954).)
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  • 63.
    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 (1925-1964), U.S. author. The preacher Hazel Motes, in Wise Blood, ch. 10 (1952).)
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  • 64.
    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 (b. 1932), Italian semiologist, novelist. Brother William, in The Name of the Rose, "Seventh Day: Night (2)," (1980, trans. 1983).)
  • 65.
    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 (b. 1932), Italian semiologist, novelist. Brother William, in "Seventh Day: Night (2)," The Name of the Rose (1980, trans. 1983).)
  • 66.
    As a child I was taught that to tell the truth was often painful. As an adult I have learned that not to tell the truth is more painful, and that the fear of telling the truth—whatever the truth may be—that fear is the most painful sensation of a moral life.
    (June Jordan (b. 1936), U.S. poet, essayist, and social critic. On Call, ch. 10 (1985). Written in 1984.)
  • 67.
    The truth is not by might and power! Because, the truth is always the truth.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Wisdom.)
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  • 68.
    Truth is as straight as an arrow, while a lie swivels all over the place. You can hide Truth under a doormat, but eventually the mat will rise very high with Time - forcing it to reveal all the truths it concealed.
    (Suzy Kassem)
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  • 69.
    The truth is joyful! So, such for the truth and live with the truth.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Truth.)
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  • 70.
    ‪Liberalism is preaching a so-called 'grace' while neglecting the truth about grace. ‪Legalism is preaching a so-called 'truth' while neglecting the grace that the truth is talking about.
    (The fourth from my series of Facebook posts and Tweets under the hashtag 'GraceAndTruth'.)
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