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A half truth is a whole lie.
They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth.
- 3Will Rogers
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
- 4Albert Schweitzer
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always.
- 5Richard Bach
Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true.
- 7Winston Churchill
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it and ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
Truth is its own reward.
- 9Mal Pancoast
Telling someone the truth is a loving act.
The truth shall set you free.
- 11Winston Churchill
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
- 13Mark Twain
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
- 14Pearl Bailey
You never find yourself until you face the truth.
- 15Arthur Balfour
It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.
- 16James Russell Lowell
Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it Confucius All truth is safe and nothing else is safe, but he who keeps back truth, or withholds it from men, from motives of expediency, is either a coward or a criminal.
- 17Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Duration is not a test of truth or falsehood.
- 18Horace Mann
Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise.
The first wrote, wine is the strongest. The second wrote, the king is strongest. The third wrote, women are strongest: but above all things truth beareth away the victory. -- Esdras 3:10
- 20Charles Caleb Colton
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
Seek and you will find.
Better suffer for the truth than proper in a falsehood.
- 24Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
- 25Horace Mann
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.