QUOTES ABOUT THE TRUTH
Then you will know the truth,
and the truth will set you free.
~ JOHN 8:32 ~
Every truth passes through three stages
before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed,
in the second it is opposed,
in the third it is regarded as self-evident.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~
These are the only quotes about the truth that I've long known. The first one - about the truth setting you free - came strongly to mind when I decided to do this project.
But what are other quotes about the truth, I wondered. So I went online. Most of the following quotes are from
the QuoteGarden. Enjoy.
Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
~ Aldous Huxley ~
There is no god higher than truth.
~ Mahatma Gandhi ~
Truth only reveals itself when one gives up all preconceived ideas.
~ Shoseki ~
Theories are private property, but truth is common stock.
~ Charles Caleb Colton ~
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch, nay, you may kick it all about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes ~
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
~ George Bernard Shaw ~
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
~ Simone de Beauvoir ~
Once an absurdity is accepted as truth, it will seem truer the more absurd it is shown to be.
~ Robert Brault ~
We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable.
~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn ~
The truth is simple. If it was complicated, everyone would understand it.
~ Walt Whitman ~
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
~ attributed to James A. Garfield ~
The truth is rarely as dreadful or as terrifying as what one imagines.
~ Hallie Ephron ~
If a thousand old beliefs were ruined in our march to truth we must still march on.
~ Stopford Brooke ~
WORLD TRUTH SUMMIT
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