: I am sick of the disparity between things as they are and as they should be. I'm tired.I'm tired of the truth and I'm tired of lying about the truth.
It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
I am innocent of the charge, and nothing you will say however clever you are in the wording of out-of-context pieces, however clever you are in letting people know what 'on and off the record'means, there is only one thing that mattersinthis court of law, sir: Ihavenever had sexual intercourse with her. And that is the truth!
Amicus Plato, sed magis amica veritas. Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
Itcontains a misleading impression, not a lie.It was being economical with the truth.
Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.
For rigorous teachers seized my youth, And other its faith, and trimmed its fire, Showed me the high, white star of Truth, There bade me gaze, and there aspire.
This truthto prove, and make thine own: 'Thou hast been, shalt be, art, alone.'
O tell me the truth about love. When it comes, will it come without warning Just as I'm picking my nose? Will it knock on my door in the morning, Or tread in the bus on my toes?
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Sentences which simply express moral judgements do not say anything. Theyare pure expressions of feeling and as such donot come under the categoryof truth and falsehood.
So let great authors have their due, as time, which is the author of authors, be not deprived of his due, which is further and further to discover the truth.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
The inquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature.
It had been hard for him that spake it to have put more truth and untruth together, in a few words, than in that speech: 'Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast, or a god.'
There are two modes of acquiring knowledge, namely, by reasoning and experience. Reasoning draws a conclusion and makes us grant the conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, nor does it remove doubt so that the mind may rest on the intuition of truth unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.
A platitude is simply a truth repeated until people get tired of hearing it.
It hasalwaysbeendesirabletotell thetruth, but seldomif ever necessary to tell the whole truth.
There are two kinds of truthreal truths and made-up truths.
L'imagination est la reine du vrai, et le possible est une des provinces du vrai. Imagination is the queen of the truth and the possible is one of the provinces of the truth.
I see there's truth in no man, nor obedience But for his own ends.
Matilda told such Dreadful Lies, It made one Gasp and Stretch one's Eyes; Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth, Had kept a Strict Regard forTruth, Attempted to Believe Matilda: The effort very nearly killed her.
Everywhere the sea is a teacher of truth. I am not sure that the best thing I find in sailing is not this salt of reality.
A man may say,'From now on I'm going to speak the truth.' But the truth hears him and runs away and hides before he's even done speaking.
Truth is the cry of all, but the game of the few.
L, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. 94
Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me,O L God of truth.
Behold, thoudesiresttruth intheinward parts: and inthe hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand, but it shall not come nigh thee.
The first wrote,Wine is the strongest. The second wrote, The king is strongest. The third wrote,Women are strongest: but above all thingsTruth beareth away the victory.
And she said,Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters'table.
And theWord wasmade flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
And ye shall know thetruth, and thetruth shall make you free.
Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of the father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him.When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Pilate saith unto him,What is truth?
Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator.
Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another. Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath.
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
'Theosophy' isthe essence of all religionand of absolute truth, a drop of which only underlies every creed.
The cross is God's truth about us, and therefore it is the only power thatcanmakeustruthful.Whenwe know the cross we are no longer afraid of the truth.
Los metaf|sicos de Tl o« n no buscan la verdad ni siquiera la verosimilitud: buscan el asombro. Juzgan que la metaf|sica es una rama de la literatura fanta stica. The metaphysicians of Tlo« n do not seek for the truth or even for verisimilitude, but rather for the astounding. They judge that metaphysics is a branch of fantastic literature.
The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.
La ve rite existe; on n'invente que le mensonge. Truth exists; only lies are invented.
They love the Good; they worshipTruth; They laugh uproariously in youth; (And when they get to feeling old, They up and shoot themselves, I'm told).
Thosevulgar headsthat look asquint ontheface oftruth.
Every man is not a proper champion for truth, nor fit to take up the gauntlet in the cause of verity.
It is the gloryand good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine, at least.
But, thanks to wine-less and democracy, We've still our stage where truth calls spade a spade!
Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature.
They gang in Stirks, and come out Asses, Plain truth to speak; An'syne they think to climb Parnassus By dint o'Greek!
A lie can travel halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on. See Spurgeon 811:41.
L'absurde est la notion essentielle et la premie' re ve rite . The absurd is the fundamental idea and the first truth.
A poem, whose subject is not truth, but things like truth. 206
He loved chivalrie, Trouthe and honour, fredom and curteisie.
Trouthe is the hyest thyng that man may kepe.
She was maintaining the prime truth of woman, the universal motherthat if a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.
Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny; and youth is vain; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness on the brain. 226
He who begins by loving Christianity better than Truth will proceed by loving his own sect or church better than Christianity, and end by loving himself better than all.
No mask like open truth to cover lies, As to go naked is the best disguise.
Of all the inanimate objects, of all men's creations, books are the nearest to us, for they contain our very thoughts, our ambitions, our indignations, our illusions, our fidelity to truth, and our persistent leaning towards error.But most of all they resemble us in their precarious hold on life.
On the contrary, the mere fact of dealing with matters outside the general run of everyday experience laid me under the obligation of a more scrupulous fidelity to the truth of my own sensations. The problem was to make unfamiliar things credible.
In a world where it is so easy to neglect, deny, pervert and suppress the truth, the scientist may find his discipline severe. For him, truth is so seldom the sudden lightthat showsneworderand beauty; more often, truth is the uncharted rock that sinks his ship in the dark.
You promise heavens free from strife, Pure truth, and perfect change of will; But sweet, sweet is this human life, So sweet, I fain would breathe it still; Your chilly stars I can forgo, This warm kind world is all I know.
He likes the country, but in truth must own, Most likes it, when he studies it in town.
I paint the cot, As truth will paint it, and as bards will not.
Habit with him was all the test of truth, 'It must be right: I've done it from my youth.'
We are survival machinesrobot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes. This is a truth which still fills me with astonishment.
Le bon sens est la chose du monde la mieux partage e: car chacun pense en e" tre si bien pourvu, que ceux me" me qui sont les plus difficiles a' contenter en toute autre chose n'ont point coutume d'en de sirer plus qu'ils ont. En quoi il n'est pas vraisemblable que tous se trompent; mais pluto" t cela te moigne que la puissance de bien juger et distinguer le vrai d'avec le faux, qui est proprement ce qu'on nomme le bon sens ou la raison, est naturellement e gale en tous les hommes. Good sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world; for everyone thinks himself so well supplied with it, that even those who are hardest to satisfy in every other way do not usually desire more of it than they already have. In this matter it is not likely that everybody is mistaken; it rather goes to show that the power of judging well and distinguishing truth from falsehood, which is what we properly mean by good sense or reason, is naturally equal in all men.
Pour ce qu'alors je de sirais vaquer seulement a' la recherche de la ve rite , je pensai qu'il fallait que jerejetasse comme absolument faux tout ce en quoi je pourrais imaginer le moindre doute, afin de voir s'il ne resterait point, apre' s cela, quelque chose en ma cre ance qui f u" t entie' rement indubitable. Sincemy present aimwastogivemyself up tothepursuit of truth alone, I thought I mustreject as if absolutely false anything as to which I could imagine the least doubt, in order to see if I should not be left at the end believing something that was absolutely indubitable.
Supponam igitur non optimum Deum, fontem veritatis, sed genium aliquum malignum, eundemque summe potentem et callidum, omnem suam industriam in eo posuisse, ut me falleret. I will suppose then, not that there is a supremely good God, the source of truth; but that there is an evil spirit, who is supremely powerful and intelligent, and does his utmost to deceive me.
Pero la verdad es que estoy cansada, horriblemente cansada de ser la esposa femenina de ese animal masculino que se rasca, pierde el pelo sistema ticamente y canta tangos pasados de moda! Quisieraquisiera engordar, fumar un puro y enviudar de una manera indolora y elegante. The truth is, I'm tired, frightfully tired of being the feminine spouse to the masculine animal who scratches himself, systematically loses his hair and sings outdated tangos! I'd like I'd like to get fat, to smoke cigars and to become a widow in a painless and elegant fashion.
'It is,'says Chadband,'the ray of rays, the sun of suns, the moonof moons,thestarofstars.It isthelightof Terewth.'
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
Tell all theTruth but tell it slant Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight TheTruth's superb surprise.
Les beaute s ont, dans les arts, le me" me fondement que les ve rite s dans la philosophie.Qu'est-ce que la ve rite ? La conformite de nos jugements avec les e" tres. Qu'est-ce que la beaute d'imitation? La conformite de l'image avec la chose. Beauty has in art the same foundation as does truth in philosophy. What is the truth? The conformity of our judgements with beings. What is the beauty of imitation? The conformity of the image with the thing.
Le public ne sait pas toujours de sirer le vrai. Thepublicdoesnot alwaysknowhow todesirethetruth.
Justice is truth in action.
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
Some truth there was, but dashed and brewed with lies, To please the fools, and puzzle all the wise.
For truth has such a face and such a mien As to be loved needs only to be seen.
One thing alone I charge you. As you live, believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to a greater, broader and fuller life. The only possible death is to lose belief in this truth simply because the great end comes slowly, because time is long.
Was man made stupid to see his own stupidity? Is God by definition indifferent, beyond us all? Is the eternal truth man's fighting soul Wherein the Beast ravens in its own avidity?
The land may vary more; But wherever the truth may be The water comes ashore, And the people look at the sea.
Quiet book-learning in monasteries and ethereal music, sonnets and courtly lovethat stuff is all fantasyand veneer You couldn't afford to let the beauty of the thing seduce you too far or you forgot the truth and the truth was always hard as iron bloody bars.
Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit.
The Rhine is not more impassable than the Nile or Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed without a naval combat into the mouth of theThames. Perhaps the interpretation of the Koran would now be taught in the schools of Oxford, and her pupils might demonstrate to a circumcised people the sanctityand truth of the revelation of Mahomet.
Nous savons tous ici que le droit est la plus puissante des e coles de l'imagination. Jamais poe' te n'a interpre te la nature aussi librement qu'un juriste la re alite . We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freelyas a lawyer interprets the truth.
La photographie, c'est la ve rite . Le cine ma: la ve rite vingt- quatre fois par seconde. Photography is truth. And cinema is truth twenty-four times a second.
Das Erste und Letzte, was vom Genie gefordert wird, ist Wahrheitsliebe. The first and thelastthingdemanded of geniusisthelove of truth.
Science is the only truth and it is the great lie. It knows nothing, and people think it knows everything. It is misrepresented. People think that science is electricity, automobilism, and dirigible balloons. It is something very different. It is life devouring itself. It is the sensibility transformed into intelligence. It is the need to know stifling the need to live. It is the genius of knowledge vivisecting the vital genius.
What's thegood of a lie if it's seen through? When Itell a lie no-one can tell it from the gospel truth. Sometimes I can't even tell it myself.
Self-respectcomes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments in quiet places when we suddenly realize that, knowing the good, we have done it; knowing the
I believe that the scientist is trying to expand absolute truth and the artist absolute beauty, so that I find in art and science, and in an attempt to live a good life, all the religion I want.
'I mean that you paid us more than if you'd been telling the truth,' he explained blandly,'and enough more to make it all right.'
I always divide people into two groups. Those who live by what they know to be a lie, and those who live by what they believe, falsely, to be the truth.
Death cancels everything but truth; and strips a man of everything but genius and virtue. It is a sort of natural canonization.
To say nothing is out here isincorrect; tosay the desert is stingy with everything except space and light, stoneand earth is closer to the truth.
That's cynical. [Smiles.] Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
Who says that fictions onlyand false hair Become a verse? Is there in truth no beauty? Is all good structure in a winding stair?
Thereisa certainbasis oftruth inthefear thatthe Russian government is beginning to have of communism, for communism isTsarist autocracy turned upside down.
Science [is] knowledge of the truth of Propositions and how things are called.
Mine eyeshave seen thegloryof the coming of the Lord: He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored. He hath loosed the fatal lightning of his terrible swift sword: His truth is marching on.
La ve rite de l'art ne saurait jamais e" trela re alite absolue. L'art ne peut donner la chose me" me. The truth of art should never beabsolute reality. Art cannot show the thing itself.
The central propositions [of Descartes]are these: There is a path that leads to the truth so surely that any one who will follow it must needs reach the goal And there is one guiding rule by which a man mayalways find this pathgive unqualified assent to no propositions but those the truth of which is so clear and distinct that they cannot be doubted.
Our reverence for the nobility of manhood will not be lessened by the knowledge that man is in substance and in structure, one with the brutes; for he alone possesses the marvellous endowment of intelligible and rational speech wherebyhe has slowlyaccumulated and organized the experience which is almost wholly lost with the cessation of individual life in other animals; so that he now stands raised above it as on a mountain-top, far above the level of his humble fellows, and transfigured from his grosser nature by reflecting, here and there, a ray from the infinite source of truth.
En skulde aldrig ha'sine bedste buxer pafi , nafi r en er ude og strider for frihed og sandhed. You should never have your best trousers on when you turn out to fight for freedom and truth.
When will women begin to have the first glimmer that above all other loyalties is the loyalty toTruth, i.e., to yourself, that husband, children, friends and countryare as nothing to that.
It is always the best policy to speak the truthunless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
Violence is a lie, for it goes against the truth of our faith, the truth of our humanity Violence is a crime against humanity, for it destroysthevery fabric of society.On my knees I beg you to turn away from the paths of violence.
The first casualty when war comes is truth.
To these compositions is required neither genius nor knowledge, neither industry nor spriteliness, but contempt of shame, and indifference to truth are absolutely necessary.
Among the calamities of War may be justly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity encourages.
Truth, Sir, is a cow, that will yield such people no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull.
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. Martyrdom is the test.
Jazz has always been a man telling the truth about himself.
I don't give people hell. I tell them the truth and they think it's hell.
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections and the truth of the imaginationwhat the imagination seizes as beauty must be truthwhether it existed before or not.
'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,'that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
But it's the truth even if it didn't happen.
The thing is to find a truth for me, to find the idea for which I can live and die.
If a man in truth will the Good then he must be willing to suffer for the Good.
Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at negroes in every waking moment of their lives, to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
I maintain that truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect.
A Church which abandons the truth abandons itself.
There is only one truth, and many opinions. Therefore, most people are wrong most of the time.
En ve rite , plus je vis, et plus je suis tente de croire qu'il n'y a que vous et moi dans le monde, qui valions quelque chose. Intruth, themore I live, themore Iamtemptedtobelieve that only you and I are of any value at all in the world.
Il n'e tait pas menteur, il avouait la ve rite et disait qu'il e tait cruel. He was not a liar. He admitted the truth and said that he was cruel.
We must trust to nothing but facts. These are presented to us by Nature, and cannot deceive.We ought, in every instance, to submit our reasoning to the test of experiment, and never to search for truth but by the natural road of experiment and observation.
Science has promised us truthan understanding of such relationships as our minds can grasp; it has never promised us either peace or happiness.
We are volcanoes.When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.
The social scientist is in a difficult, if not impossible position.On the one hand there is the temptation to see all of societyas one's autobiography writ large, surely not the path to general truth.On the other hand, there is the attempt to be general and objective by pretending that one knows nothing about the experience of being human, forcing the investigator to pretend that people usually know and tell the truth about important issues, when we all know from our own lives how impossible that is.
It is almost impossible to bear the torch of truth through a crowd without singeing someone's beard.
There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and shame the devil. See Shakespeare 742:17.
The function of news is to signalize an event, the functionoftruth istobring to lightthehiddenfacts, toset them into relationwith each other, and make a picture of reality on which men can act.Only at those points, where social conditions take recognizable and measurable shape, do the body of truth and the body of news coincide.
Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide, In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side.
There is onlyone cure for the evilswhichnewlyacquired freedom produces; and that is freedom The blaze of truth and liberty mayat first dazzle and bewilder nations which have become half blind in the house of bondage. But let them gaze on, and they will soon be able to bear it.
Thereisnostrengthinunbelief.Eventheunbeliefof what is false is no source of might. It is the truth shining from behind that gives the strength to disbelieve.
by thus keeping one pace ahead of myself I need never catch up with the truth.
Ma thubhairt ar cainnt gu bheil a'chiall co-ionann ris a'ghaol chan fhior dhi. If our language has said that reason is identical with love, it is not speaking the truth.
We Americans have always considered Hollywood, at best, a sinkholeofdepraved venality. And,ofcourse, it is. It is not a Protective Monastery of AestheticTruth.
Every Communist must grasp the truth that political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.
A force de jurer, on engendre quelque doute a' la ve rite . When forced toswearanoath, one canencounterdoubt about the truth.
Why, a moral truth is a hollow tooth Which must be propped with gold.
The man who boasts that he habitually tells the truth is simply a man with no respect for it. It is not a thing to be thrown about loosely, like small change; it is something to be cherished and hoarded, and disbursed only when absolutely necessary.
What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it.
Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies.
For who knows not that Truth is strong next to the Almighty? She needs no policies, nor stratagems, nor licensings to make her victorious.
Since therefore the knowledge and survey of vice is in this world so necessary to the constituting of human virtue, and the scanning of error to the confirmation of truth, how can we more safely, and with less danger, scout intotheregions of sinand falsity thanby reading all manner of tractates and hearing all manner of reason? And this is the benefit which may be had of books promiscuously read.
Truth indeed came once into the world with her divine Master, and was a perfect shape most glorious to look on: buta wicked race of deceiverstook the virgin Truth, hewed her lovely formintoathousand pieces, and scattered them to the four winds. From that time ever since, the sad friends of Truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that Isis made for the mangled bodyof Osiris, went up and down gathering up limb by limb, still as they could find them.We have not yet found them allnor ever shall do, till her Master's second coming; he shall bring together every joint and member, and shall mould them into an immortal feature of loveliness and perfection.
I was here convinced of the truth of a reflection I had often made, that if it was the fashion to go naked, the face would be hardly observed.
Will they ever forgive me for writing Roughing It? They know that it was thetruth, but have I not been a mark for every vulgar editor of a village journal, throughout the length and breadth of the land to hurl a stone at, and point out as the enemy to Canada.
It's very nearly impossible to tell the truth in television.
I know not what I mayappear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
The pretensions of final truth are always partlyan effort to obscure a darkly felt consciousness of the limits of human knowledge.
Uberzeugungen sind gef a« hrlichere Feinde der Wahrheit als Lu« gen. Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Gesetzt, wir wollenWahrheit: warum nicht lieber Unwahrheit? Und Ungewissheit? Selbst Unwissenheit? Granted we want truth: why not rather untruth? And uncertainty? Even ignorance?
I preach there are all kinds of truth, your truth and somebodyelse's.But behind all ofthemthere is onlyone truth and that is that there's no truth.
: (sits down opposite his fathercontemptuously).Yes, facts don't mean a thing, do they? What you want to believe, that's the only truth! (Derisively.) Shakespeare was an Irish Catholic, for example. : (stubbornly). So he was. The proof is in his plays.
The man who discovers a new scientific truth has previously had to smash to atoms almost everything he had learnt, and arrives at thenew truthwith handsblood stained from the slaughter of a thousand platitudes.
All propaganda is lies, even when one is telling the truth.
The friends of totalitarianism in this country tend to argue that since absolute truth is not attainable, a big lie is no worse than a little lie.
Porque todo es irreal en este cuento. Nada sucedio como se indica. Hechos y sitios se deformaron por el empen o de tocar la verdad mediante una ficcio n, una mentira. Todo irreal, nada sucedio como aqu | se refiere. Pero fue un pobre intento de contribuir a que el gran crimen nunca se repita. For everything in this story is unreal. Nothing happened the way it was suggested. Facts and places were distorted by that persistent desire to touch the truth by means of fiction, a lie. All of it is unreal; nothing happened the way it istold here.It was a poorattempt to help ensure that the great crime is never repeated.
There's a hell of a distance between wise-cracking and wit.Wit has truth in it; wise-cracking is simply callisthenics with words.
What you do is take the truth and just skew it a bit.
Science is a search for truthit is not a game in which one tries to best his opponent, to do harm to others.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
It is the man of science, eager to have his every opinion regenerated, his every idea rationalized, by drinking at the fountain of fact, and devoting all the energies of his life to the cult of truth, not as he understands it, but as he does not yet understand it, that ought properly to be called a philosopher.
Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20-20 hindsight. It's good for seeing where you've been.It'sgood for testing thetruth of what youthink you know, but it can't tell you where you ought to go.
Sport, rightly conceived, is an occupation carried out by the whole man. It renders the body a more perfect instrument of the soul and at the same time makes the soul itself a finer instrument of the whole man in seeking forTruth and in transmitting it to others. In this way it helps a man to reach that End to which all other ends are subordinate, the service and the greater glory of his Creator.
A new scientific truth does not triumph byconvincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
Vulgoque veritas iam attributa vino est. And truth has come to be proverbially credited to wine.
If we ought not to fear mortal truth, still less should we dread scientific truth. In the first place it can not conflict with ethics But if science is feared, it is above all because it can give no happiness Man, then, can not be happy through science buttoday he canmuch less be happy without it.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony, not understood; All partial evil, universal good: And, spite of Pride, in erring Reason's spite, One truth is clear,'Whatever Is, is.'
Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world!
Poetic Justice, with her lifted scale, Where, in nice balance, truth with gold she weighs, And solid pudding against empty praise.
It isnot his possession of knowledge, of irrefutabletruth, that makes the man of science, but his persistent and recklessly critical quest for truth.
What we should do, I suggest, is to give up the idea of ultimate sources of knowledge, and admit that all knowledge is human; that it is mixed with our errors, our prejudices, our dreams, and our hopes; that all we can doistogrope for truth even though it be beyond our reach.
If all the world and love were young, And truth in every shepherd's tongue These pretty pleasures might me move To live with thee and be thy love. See Marlowe 553:17.
Coldcold as truth, cold as life. No, nothing can be as cold as life.
Art, whose honesty must work through artifice, cannot avoid cheating truth.
French truth,Dutch prowess,British policy, Hibernian learning, Scotch civility, Spaniards'dispatch,Danes' wit, are mainly seen in thee.
My most neglected wife, till you are a much respected widow,I find you will scarce be a contented woman, and to say no more than the plain truth, I do endeavour so fairly to do you that last good service.
There can be no danger in sweetness and youth Where love is secured by good nature and truth, On her beauty I'll gaze, and of pleasure complain, While every kind look adds a link to my chain.
Nothing leadsthescientist soastrayas a prematuretruth.
Por las verdades se pierden los amigos, e per las non dezir se fazen desamigos. Telling the truth loses you friends; not telling it gains you enemies.
Mathematics possesses not only truth, but supreme beautya beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
No blazoned banner we unfold One charge alone we give to youth, Against the sceptred myth to hold, The golden heresy of truth.
A man who lies, thinking it is the truth, is an honest man, and a man who tells the truth, believing it to be a lie, is a liar.
Lave rite , pourl'homme, c'est ce qui fait de lui unhomme. Truth, for a human, is what makes him or her a human being.
Le vrai est trop simple, il faut y arriver toujours par le complique . Truth is too simple; it must always be arrived at in a complicated manner.
Thenewspaper is of necessitysomethingof a monopoly, and its first duty is to shun the temptations of a monopoly. Its primary office is the gathering of News. At the peril of its soul it must see that the supply is not tainted. Neither in what it gives, nor in what it does not give, nor in the mode of presentation, must the unclouded face of Truth suffer wrong.Comment is free, but facts are sacred.
The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting, from the truth of description and the sentiment, is denied to me.
My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world.
In honoured poverty thy voice did weave Songs concentrate to truth and liberty, Deserting these, thou leavest me to grieve, Thus having been, that thou shouldst cease to be.
Life may change, but it may fly not, Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love repulsed,but it returneth!
Loving in truth, and vain in verse my love to show, That she (dear she) mighttake some pleasure of my pain, Pleasure might cause her read, reading might make her know; Knowledge might pity win, and pity grace obtain.
For seasons change, And order, truth, and beauty range, Adjust, attract, and fill: The grass the polyanthus cheques; And polished porphyry reflects, By the descending rill.
Veritas norma sua est. Truth is its own standard.
If you want truth to go round the world you must hire an express train to pull it; but if you want a lie to go round the world, it will fly: it is as light as a feather, and a breath will carry it. It is well said in the old proverb, 'a lie will go round the world while truth is pulling its boots on'.
Those grave fellows are my aversion who sift everything with the utmost nicety, and find the malignity of a lie in a piece of humour, pushed a little beyond exact truth.
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
Like a dull scholar, I behold, in love, An ancient aspect touching a new mind. It comes, it blooms, it bears its fruit and dies. This trivial trope reveals a way of truth. Our bloom isgone.We are the fruit thereof.
If Republicans will stop telling lies about the United States, we will stop telling the truth about them.
Looking back, I am content.Win or lose I have told you the truth as I see it. I have said what I meant and meant what I said.
You will find that the truth is often unpopular and the contest between agreeable fancy and disagreeable fact is unequal. For, in the vernacular, we Americans are suckers for good news.
These unhappy people were proposing schemes for persuading monarchs to choose favourites upon the score of their wisdom, capacity and virtue; of teaching ministers to consult the public good; of rewarding merit, great abilities and eminent services; of instructing princes to know their true interest by placing it on the same foundation with that of their people: of choosing for employment persons qualified to exercise them; with many other wild impossible chimeras, that never entered before into the heart of man to conceive, and confirmed in me the old observation, that there is nothing so extravagant and irrational which some philosophers have not maintained for truth.
This is truth the poet sings, That a sorrow's crownofsorrow isremembering happier things.
This truth within thy mind rehearse, That in a boundless universe Is boundless better, boundless worse.
Ring out the want, the care, the sin, The faithless coldness of the times; Ring out, ring out my mournful rhymes, But ring the fuller minstrel in. Ring out false pride in place and blood, The civic slander and the spite; Ring in the love of truth and right, Ring in the common love of good. Ring out old shapes of foul disease; Ring out the narrowing lust of gold; Ring out the thousand wars of old, Ring in the thousand years of peace. Ring in the valiant man and free, The larger heart, the kindlier hand; Ring out the darkness of the land; 844 Ring in the Christ that is to be.
Who never sold the truth to serve the hour, Nor paltered with Eternal God of power.
That a lie which is all a lie may be met and fought with outright, But a lie which is part a truth is a harder matter to fight.
To love one maiden only, cleave to her, And worship her by years of noble deeds, Until they won her; for indeed I knew Of no more subtle master under heaven Than is the maiden passion for a maid, Not only to keep down the base in man, But teach high thought, and aimable words And courtliness, and the desire of fame, And love of truth, and all that makes man.
Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. Wherethere isdespair, may we bring hope. See St Francis 334:98.
Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
It takes two to speak the truth,one to speak, and another to hear.
Of all journals, and of all writers, those will obtain the largest measure of public support who have told the truth most constantly and most fearlessly.
How Idid respect you whenyoudaredtospeak thetruth to me! Men don't know women, or they would be harder to them.
If you think somebody is telling a big lie about you, the only way to answer is with the whole truth.
I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it is hell.
When in doubt, tell the truth.
I don't know anything that mars good literature so completelyas too much truth.
She say,Celie, tell the truth, have you ever found God in church? I never did. I just found a bunch of folks hoping for himtoshow. Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. And I think all the other folks did too. They come to church to share God, not find God.
There were many ways of not burdening one's conscience, of shunning responsibility, looking away, keeping silent.When the unspeakable truth of the Holocaust became known at the end of the war, all too many of us claimed that they had not known anything about it, orevensuspectedanything Whoeverrefuses to remember the inhumanity is prone to new risks of infection Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.
I am reported to be 'pessimistic'about broadcasting [The] truth is that I have anticipated its complete disappearanceconfident that the unfortunate people, who must now subdue themselves to'listening-in', will soon find a better pastime for their leisure.
The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.
Grant me an old man's frenzy. Myself I must remake Till I amTimon and Lear Or that William Blake Who beat upon the wall Till Truth obeyed his call.
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