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

The truth is I try to take people as I find them.Tony Abbott

It is by doubting that we come to investigate, and by investigating that we recognize the truth.Peter Abelard

By doubting we are led to question, by questioning we arrive at the truth.Peter Abelard

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

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.Joseph Addison

A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.Alfred Adler

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.Alfred Adler

Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.Alfred Adler

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

I'm sure I can make a movie that doesn't feel like a seventies movie! But the truth is, that's my favorite era in American filmmaking. To me, those were the great years.Ben Affleck

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