Quotes About Truth

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Mike  Norton
“Never say that you can't do something, or that something seems impossible, or that something can't be done, no matter how discouraging or harrowing it may be; human beings are limited only by what we allow ourselves to be limited by: our own minds. We are each the masters of our own reality; when we become self-aware to this: absolutely anything in the world is possible.

Master yourself, and become king of the world around you. Let no odds, chastisement, exile, doubt, fear, or ANY mental virii prevent you from accomplishing your dreams. Never be a victim of life; be it's conqueror.”
Mike Norton

Catherine of Siena
“Proclaim the truth and do not be silent through fear.”
Catherine of Siena

Bisco Hatori
“Isn't strength the ability to renounce every lie in your heart?”
Bisco Hatori, Ouran High School Host Club, Vol. 7

Halldór Laxness
“Remember, any lie you are told, even deliberately, is often a more significant fact than a truth told in all sincerity.”
Halldór Laxness, Under the Glacier

Joyce Cary
“To forgive is wisdom, to forget is genius. And easier. Because it's true. It's a new world every heart beat.”
Joyce Cary, The Horse's Mouth

Sarah Dessen
“But you don’t have to give everyone the benefit of the doubt.”
“You don’t have to assume the worst about everyone, either. The world isn’t always out to get you.”
Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key

Charles Yu
“You want to tell a story? Grow a heart. Grow two. Now, with the second heart, smash the first one into bits.”
Charles Yu, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe

Mira Grant
“It is what it is. Isn't that how these things always go? They are what they are. We just get to cope.”
Mira Grant, Feed

Sarah Dessen
“You know the minute you stop thinking about it, it'll happen.”
Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key

Mitch Albom
“This is how you start to get respect, by offering something that you have.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

Augustine of Hippo
“It’s not in the book or in the writer that readers discern the truth of what they read; they see it in themselves, if the light of truth has penetrated their minds.”
Augustine of Hippo

Victor Hugo
“There are, as we know, powerful and illustrious atheists. At bottom, led back to the truth by their very force, they are not absolutely sure that they are atheists; it is with them only a question of definition, and in any case, if they do not believe in God, being great minds, they prove God.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Toba Beta
“Disinformation is duping.
Misinformation is tricking.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Deepak Chopra
“Laws of nature have no physical properties of mass /energy. They are platonic truths in transcendent realm that create & govern the Universe.”
Deepak Chopra

Milan Kundera
“What does it mean to live in truth? Putting it negatively is easy enough: it means not lying, not hiding, and not dissimulating.”
Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Colum McCann
“I'm only telling you on the truth," he said. "If you can't stand the truth, don't ask for it.”
Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

Lori Gottlieb
“When I look at my friend's marriages, with their routine day-to-dayness, they actually seem far more romantic than any dating relationship might be. Dating seems romantic, but for the most part it's an extended audition. Marriage seems boring, but for the most part it's a state of comfort and acceptance. Dating is about grand romantic gestures that mean little over the long-term. Marriage is about small acts of kindness that bond you over a lifetime. It's quietly romantic. He makes her tea. She goes to the doctor appointment with him. They listen to each other's daily trivia. They put up with each other's quirks. They're there for each other.”
Lori Gottlieb, Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough

Alice Sebold
“After telling the hard facts to anyone from lover to friend, I have changed in their eyes. Often it is awe or admiration, sometimes it is repulsion, once or twice it has been fury hurled directly at me for reasons I remain unsure of.”
Alice Sebold, Lucky
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Orson Scott Card
“A regime that wraps itself in the flag of truth fears truth most of all, for if its story is falsified to the slightest degree, its authority is gone.”
Orson Scott Card, Pathfinder

Craig Silvey
“You need to understand that truth is stranger than fiction. Listen: people are willing to swallow any old tripe as long as you say it without flinching. They want to be told stuff. And they don't want to doubt you either. It's too hard.”
Craig Silvey, Jasper Jones

Charles Benoit
“When did swearing become so easy? You still would never swear in front of your parents or most adults, but when you're with your friends it's like every fifth word. Why couldn't learning Spanish be that easy?”
Charles Benoit, You

Albert Camus
“Lying is not only saying what isn't true. It is also, in fact especially, saying more than is true, and, in the case of the human heart, saying more than one feels.”
Albert Camus
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Suzanne Finnamore
“My mother is a firm believer in the long pause, useful in interrogations, proclamations of truth, and the occasional cutting dead of someone without their knowing it.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Patrick Rothfuss
“There can be many opinions on a thing, but there is only one truth."

Vashet smiled lazily. "And if the pursuit of the truth was my goal, that would concern me." She gave a long yawn, stretching like a happy cat. "Instead I will focus on the joy in my heart, [...}”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear

Umberto Eco
“Not bad, not bad at all," Diotallevi said. "To arrive at the truth through the painstaking reconstruction of a false text.”
Umberto Eco, Foucault's Pendulum

Charles Benoit
“Here are the Top Ten things that your parents say to you:
-Is that all you're going to do all day, sit in front of the computer?
-When I was your age I had two jobs.
-Why don't you wear some clothes that fir for a change?
-Turn it down. I can hear it all the way over here.
-You're not eating that for dinner.
-Did you do your homework?
-Stop mumbling and speak up.
-Now what did you do?
-Because I said so.
-No.”
Charles Benoit, You

Steve Maraboli
“How would your life be different if...You could control the outcome of your day, your week, your year? Let today be the day...You embrace the truth that you DO have such control to label every event in your life, and create an agreement with reality that empowers you and propels you to greatness.”
Steve Maraboli, The Power of One

“Fifty percent of something is better than than one hundred percent of nothing.”
Chuck Barris, You and Me, Babe

Stephen King
“You always know the truth, because when you cut yourself or someone else with it, there’s always a bloody show.”
Stephen King

Toba Beta
“Pick a truth that blesses your life!”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

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