Truth Quotes

Quotes tagged as "truth" (showing 181-210 of 3,000)
Douglas Adams
“Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Pema Chödrön
“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”
Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

Jason Mraz
“Transformation is my favorite game and in my experience, anger and frustration are the result of you not being authentic somewhere in your life or with someone in your life. Being fake about anything creates a block inside of you. Life can’t work for you if you don’t show up as you.”
Jason Mraz

William Shakespeare
“This above all: to thine own self be true.”
William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Banksy
“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”
Banksy

Rick Riordan
“Does truth have a moral?”
Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters

Flannery O'Connor
“You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you odd.”
Flannery O'Connor, Collected Works: Wise Blood / A Good Man is Hard to Find / The Violent Bear it Away / Everything that Rises Must Converge / Essays and Letters

Niels Bohr
“Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.”
Niels Bohr

“May Light always surround you;
Hope kindle and rebound you.
May your Hurts turn to Healing;
Your Heart embrace Feeling.
May Wounds become Wisdom;
Every Kindness a Prism.
May Laughter infect you;
Your Passion resurrect you.
May Goodness inspire
your Deepest Desires.
Through all that you Reach For,
May your arms Never Tire.”
D. Simone

Steve Jobs
“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.”
Steve Jobs

Ernest Hemingway
“Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.”
Ernest Hemingway

Voltaire
“Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.”
Voltaire

John Waters
“You should never read just for "enjoyment." Read to make yourself smarter! Less judgmental. More apt to understand your friends' insane behavior, or better yet, your own. Pick "hard books." Ones you have to concentrate on while reading. And for god's sake, don't let me ever hear you say, "I can't read fiction. I only have time for the truth." Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of "literature"? That means fiction, too, stupid.”
John Waters, Role Models

Irvin D. Yalom
“Every person must choose how much truth he can stand.”
Irvin D. Yalom, When Nietzsche Wept

Kami Garcia
“We don't get to chose what is true. We only get to choose what we do about it.”
Kami Garcia, Beautiful Darkness

Aristotle
“The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.”
Aristotle

René Descartes
“If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.”
René Descartes

John Green
“Sometimes people don’t understand
the promises they’re making when they make them,” I said.
Isaac shot me a look. “Right, of course.
But you keep the promise anyway. That’s
what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway. Don’t you believe in true love?”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

Moderata Fonte
“Do you really believe ... that everything historians tell us about men – or about women – is actually true? You ought to consider the fact that these histories have been written by men, who never tell the truth except by accident.”
Moderata Fonte, The Worth of Women: Wherein Is Clearly Revealed Their Nobility and Their Superiority to Men

Darren Shan
“Real life's nasty. It's cruel. It doesn't care about heroes and happy endings and the way things should be. In real life, bad things happen. People die. Fights are lost. Evil often wins.”
Darren Shan

Jean-Paul Sartre
“Like all dreamers I confuse disenchantment with truth.”
Jean-Paul Sartre

Cormac McCarthy
“You think when you wake up in the mornin yesterday don't count. But yesterday is all that does count. What else is there? Your life is made out of the days it’s made out of. Nothin else.”
Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

Katherine Mansfield
“Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others ... Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth."

(Journal entry, 14 October 1922)”
Katherine Mansfield, Journal of Katherine Mansfield

Santosh Kalwar
“Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.”
Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“There are few reasons for telling the truth, but for lying the number is infinite.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

H.G. Wells
“The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.”
H.G. Wells

Scott Westerfeld
“I guess sometimes you have to lie to find the truth.”
Scott Westerfeld, Extras

Malcolm X
“Truth is on the side of the oppressed.”
Malcolm X

Mark Helprin
“He moved like a dancer, which is not surprising; a horse is a beautiful animal, but it is perhaps most remarkable because it moves as if it always hears music.”
Mark Helprin, Winter's Tale

“Stop doing what is easy or popular. Start doing what is right.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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