Favorite Quotations ~  Truth, 5 Truth : A History and a Guide for the Perplexed

"There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth." ~ Margaret Lee Runbeck

Statue of Liberty

My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. ~ D. H. Lawrence

When you hear the truth you feel it in your gut; it vibrates in every cell of your body. ~ Bruce Luke Seaward, Stand Like Mountain

There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be. ~ Charles Sanders Peirce

Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. ~ Flannery O'Connor

Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon. ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Never, ever regret or apologize for believing that when one man or one woman decides to risk addressing the world with truth, the world may stop what it is doing and hear. ~ Robert Fulghum

The truth, of course, is that a billion falsehoods told a billion times by a billion people are still false. ~ Travis Walton

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. ~ Niels Bohr

A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets. ~ Arthur C. Clarke

Truth for authority, not authority for truth. ~ Lucretia Mott

The most dangerous of all falsehoods is a slightly distorted truth.~ G. C. Lichtenberg

Tell all the Truth but tell it slant. ~ Emily Dickinson

There is nothing ugly in art except that which is without character, that is to say, without inner or outer truth. ~ Auguste Rodin

Always tell the truth, and people will never believe you. ~ Ronald Knox

If you repeat it, it's true. If you repeat it, it's true. And through repetition, something becomes true. If you repeat it enough. Until it becomes true. Or do I need to repeat that for you? ~ Stephen Colbert, Colbert Report, 4/14/10

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