Favorite Quotations ~† Truth, 7 In Search of Memory

"Nobody speaks the truth when there is something they must have." ~ Elizabeth Bowen

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Seek the company of those who seek the truth, and run away from those who have found it. ~ Vaclav Havel

In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it. ~ Samuel Johnson

Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism. ~ Hunter S. Thompson

Truth is the mother of joy. Truth civilizes, ennobles and purifies. The grandest ambition that can enter the soul is to know the truth. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

Candor is the only way I know how to do it. Iím way too old to change. At the end of the day, I believe the truth is stronger than any lie thatís out there. ~ C. Ray Nagin, Esquire, 1/06

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, for the truth. ~ Alfred Adler, Problems of Neurosis, 1929

Truth was always but the daughter of time. ~ Leonardo Da Vinci

Truth is the baby of the world. It never gets old. ~ Dick Gregory

The truth is found when men are free to pursue it. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it's not going to go away. ~ Elvis Presley

As the least drop of wine tinges the whole goblet, so the least particle of truth colors our whole life. ~ Henry David Thoreau

The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion humility. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. ~ George Orwell

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