truth quotes

The honest truth is that if this government were to propose the massacre of the first-born, it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons.Diane Abbott

To tell the truth I cannot call my childhood bad. In your childhood you can't compare things: one eats carrots, one eats candy, both taste good. As a child you cannot tell the difference.Roman Abramovich

Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.Ansel Adams

We acknowledge but one motive - to follow the truth as we know it, whithersoever it may lead us; but in our heart of hearts we are well assured that the truth which has made us free, will in the end make us glad also.Mortimer Adler

Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come.Theodor Adorno

I have a driver's licence, but the truth is that I hardly ever drive. I prefer to get around by taxi.Ferran Adria

Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.Aesop

Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.Aesop

Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it.Louis Agassiz

I have sons, and they have never said the word hell in front of me or my wife. That's the truth.Danny Aiello

A play is fiction - and fiction is fact distilled into truth.Edward Albee

Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.Edward Albee

Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.Louisa May Alcott

I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth.Brian Aldiss

The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.Shana Alexander

My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world.Muhammad Ali

It's better to be hurt by the truth than to gain satisfaction from the lies.David Allan

In arriving at a decision in a question of doubt, the apostles in the Acts were guided solely by their sense of the Spirit behind the action, not by any speculations as to consequences which might ensue. And so they found the truth.Roland Allen

Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning.Dorothy Allison

Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.Henri Frederic Amiel