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Positive Quotes about Truths

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There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

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All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Truths and roses have thorns about them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

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Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage:
the wife is in charge.
- Bill Cosby

When you are tempted to judge,
may you be reminded that we are ALL ONE,
and that every thought you think reverberates
across the universe touching everyone and everything.
- from the Simple Truths movie May You Be Blessed

 

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
- Jessamyn West

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths
for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
- Ernest Renan

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to
truths being in and out of favor.
- Robert Frost

The personal life deeply lived
always expands into truths beyond itself.
- Anais Nin

Quotations help us remember the simple yet profound truths
that give life perspective and meaning.
- Criswell Freeman

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

Advertisements contain the only truths
to be relied on in a newspaper.
- Thomas Jefferson

All truths are easy to understand
once they are discovered;
the point is to discover them.
- Galileo Galilei

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot
be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
- John Stuart Mill

Poets are all who love, who feel great truths,
And tell them; and the truth of truths is love.
- Philip James Bailey

There are more truths in twenty-four hours of a man's
life than in all the philosophies.
- Raoul Vaneigem

When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth,
we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.
- Eric Hoffer

There are two kinds of writers; the great ones who can give you truths,
and the lessor ones, who can only give you themselves.
- Cliff Fadiman

Wise are they who have learned these truths:
Trouble is temporary.
Time is tonic.
Tribulation is a test tube.
- William Arthur Ward

I've always been suspicious of collective truths.
- Eugene Ionesco

Our American heritage is greater than any one of us.
It can express itself in very homely truths;
in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies.
- Bruce Catton

The few remaining truths are graffiti,
suicide notes, shopping lists.
- Francesca da Rimini

Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.
- Quentin Crisp

It is the customary fate of new truths,
to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions.
- Thomas Huxley

One can spend too much of one's life locked in stuffy
rooms seeking out obscure truths,
searching, researching, until one is too old to enjoy life.
- Jimmy Sangster

All significant truths are private truths.
As they become public they cease to become truths;
they become facts,
or at best, part of the public character;
or at worst,
catchwords.
- T. S. Eliot

Music tells no truths.
- Philip James Bailey

We have overcome the notion that mathematical truths
have an existence independent and apart from our own minds.
It is even strange to us that such a notion could ever have existed.
- James Newman

There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths.
It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays to the devil.
- Alfred North Whitehead

It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.
- Neil Gaiman

It is a very lonely life that a man leads,
who becomes aware of truths before their times.
- Thomas Reed

The weakness of a soul is proportionate to the number
of truths that must be kept from it.
- Eric Hoffer

The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in
this world is to discover new truths,
and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
- Frederick II

Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest
spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest
guesses advanced in the name of science.
- William Jennings Bryan

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names,
but they all contain water.
Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
- Muhammad Ali

But it is strange how many rational beings believe
the ultimate truths of the universe to be reducible
to patterns on a blackboard.
- Frederick Pollock

Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
- Blaise Pascal

Truths begin by a conflict with the police -
and end by calling them in.
- Emile M. Cioran

Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal
truths that are indispensable to salvation,
of no revealed religion in the sense in which that
term is usually understood.
- Moses Mendelssohn

Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
- Thomas Huxley

Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.
- Samuel P. Huntington

History warns us that it is the customary fate of new
truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
- Thomas Huxley

Science consistently produces a new crop of miraculous
truths and dazzling devices every year.
- Kary Mullis

We hold these truths to be self-evident:
that all men and women are created equal.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Short, successful military adventures are as effective
as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.
- John Stockwell

You never know what you will learn till you start writing.
Then you discover truths you never knew existed.
- Anita Brookner

Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason.
- Thomas Aquinas

The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.
- William James

We have already done so much that people call dynamics.
Look at the bumblebee being unaware of scientific truths,
goes ahead and flies anyway.
If it is possible, we will do it here.
- Tom Hopkins

Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty
that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed.
They are entirely different things.
- Denis Diderot

That which is not, shall never be; that which is,
shall never cease to be.
To the wise, these truths are self-evident.
- William Hazlitt

Justifying faith is not a naked assent to the truths of the gospel.
- William Gurnall

Things need not have happened to be true.
Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will
endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
- Neil Gaiman

Better to illuminate than merely to shine,
to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
- Thomas Aquinas

There are many great truths which we do not deny,
and which nevertheless we do not fully believe.
- Joshua Willis Alexander

In this connection, faith and experience teach us many
truths by means of the short-cut of authority and by
the proofs of very pleasant and agreeable feelings.
- Nicolas Malebranche

A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise
to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
- Isaac Asimov

The piano is able to communicate the subtlest universal truths by means of wood,
metal and vibrating air.
- Kenneth Miller

There are some truths to some of the stories,
but a lot of it isn't - you just have got to let it go.
- Charlotte Church

The trouble about man is twofold.
He cannot learn truths which are too complicated;
he forgets truths which are too simple.
- Rebecca West

The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

We are suffocated by writers who want to enlighten us with their truths.
For me, the theatre is beautiful because it is a secret,
and secrets seduce us, we all want to share secrets.
- Howard Barker

There are truths which one can only say after having
won the right to say them.
- Jean Cocteau

It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.
- Jean Rostand

In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
- Graham Greene

All truths begin as hearsay, as far as I'm concerned.
- Matt Drudge

No matter who the characters are, you can strip them
down and find small universal truths.
- Jena Malone

But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France,
I have gone a little out of the way to tell him the
plain truths contained in these pages.
- Edmond About

Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
- Elizabeth Goudge


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