Quotations About / On: TRUTH

  • 21.
    Truth, naked, unblushing truth, the first virtue of all serious history, must be the sole recommendation of this personal narrative.
    (Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), British historian. repr. As Autobiography (1971). Memoirs of my Life, introduction (1796).)
  • 22.
    Eclecticism. Every truth is so true that any truth must be false.
    (F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 6 (1930).)
  • 23.
    Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy.
    (Tertullian (c. 150-230), Roman church father. Apologeticus, VI.3.)
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  • 24.
    The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Civil Disobedience," originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government" (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 384, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 25.
    The truest pursuit is the pursuance of truth.
    (Mark-Anthony St. Rose)
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  • 26.
    laying doesn't say anything about the truth but is still believable
    (Fact)
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  • 27.
    The truth will never bring you shame.
    (wisdom)
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  • 28.
    The mouth of the truth educates many.
    (truth.)
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  • 29.
    Common sense: "Familiarity is the test of truth."
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).)
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  • 30.
    Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
    (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), British author. Sherlock Holmes, in "The Yellow Face," The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1892).)
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