Favorite Quotations ~  Truth, 4 No Greater Love

"If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?" ~ Dogen

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Truth is not determined by the volume of the voice. ~ Chinese Proverb

The language of truth is unadorned and always simple. ~ Marcellinus Ammianus

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. ~ Virginia Woolf

A man that seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society. ~ Epictetus

I can be expected to look for truth but not to find it. ~ Denis Diderot

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold. ~ Leo Tolstoy

You only lie to two people in your life: your girlfriend and the police. Everybody else you tell the truth to. ~ Jack Nicholson

Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. ~ Isaac Newton

Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently than the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience. ~ Albert Einstein

Truth is not determined by a majority vote. ~ Emil Carl Wilm

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