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Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.
- Matthew Arnold 'Sohrab and Rustum,' 1853

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
- Josh Billings 'Affurisms from Josh Billings: His Sayings,' 1865

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

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
- Sir Winston Churchill

Chase after truth like hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat-tails.
- Clarence Darrow

How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes) The Sign of Four, 1890

Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
- Galileo Galilei

Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.'
- Kahlil Gibran

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
- Lenin

Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
- Abraham Lincoln letter to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, July 18, 1864

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.
- Agnes Repplier

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Truth is truth To the end of reckoning.
- William Shakespeare "Measure for Measure", Act 5 scene 1

The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.
- Edith Sitwell

Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Truth persuades by teaching, but does not teach by persuading.
- Quintus Septimius Tertullianus Adversus Valentinianos

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
- Mark Twain

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
- Mark Twain

Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
- Mark Twain

Love truth, and pardon error.
- Voltaire

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde









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