Truth and Falsity

"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind."

Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Evil spreads with the wind; truth is capable of speading even against it."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Truth alone will endure; all the rest will be swept away before the tide of time."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Truth is the only merit that gives dignity and worth to history."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"My intent is to tell the truth as I know it, realizing that what is true for me may be blasphemy for others."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"You'll catch a liar before you'll catch a cripple."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Truth is the most powerful thing in the world, since even fiction itself must be governed by it, and can only please by its resemblance."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Truth is the shortest and nearest way to our end, carrying us thither in a straight line."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We must never throw away a bushel of truth because it happens to contain a few grains of chaff."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A lie has no legs."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"You never find yourself until you face the truth."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"If the truth doesn't save us, what does that say about us?"

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The truth knocks on the door and you say,"Go away, I'm looking for the truth," and so it goes away."

Robert M. Pirsig
Robert M. Pirsig "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"

Rating: 9.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It takes two to speak the truth--one to speak and the other to hear."

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"From error to error, one discovers the entire truth."

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Only enemies speak the truth. Friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing can be beautiful which is not true."

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are no whole truths; all truths are half- truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Look at all the sentences which seem true and question them."

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A good compliment is a truth, but presented in a favorable light."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Who says what he should, does not say what he thinks."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The truth lies where it should, but we are looking for it all the wrong places."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Do not condemn the judgement of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong."

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Humor is the same as truth, only faster."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Court Room Trial: Manipulation of the facts by two High-Priced salesmen, each attempting to sell his own version of the truth."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The true is inimitable, the false untransformable."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Hell is truth seen too late."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Few things are as painful as the truth realized too late."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Tell the masses a lie often enough and for long enough, sooner or later they will all believe it."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Lost illusions are truths discovered."

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there."

Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Truth never damages a cause that is just."

Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi "Non-Violence in Peace and War"

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Speak the truth but leave immediately after."

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Error is to truth as sleep is to waking."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe "Art and Antiquity"

Rating: 8.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We sometimes find truth, but more often it finds us."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency."

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie."

Iosip Aleksandrovich Brodsky
Iosip Aleksandrovich Brodsky "Less Than One: Selected Essays"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"And the simple step of a simple courageous man is not to take part in the lie, not to support deceit. Let the lie come into the world, even dominate the world, but not through me."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Always tell the truth; then you won't have to remember anything else."

Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)