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One can live in this world on soothsaying but not on truth saying.

One day Soshi was walking on the bank of a river with a friend. "How delightfully the fishes are enjoying themselves in the water!" exclaimed Soshi. His friend spake to him thus: "You are not a fish; how do you know that the fishes are enjoying themselves?" "Youare not myself," returned Soshi; "how do you know that I do not know that the fishes are enjoying themselves?"

One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.

One truth discovered, one pang of regret at not being able to express it, is better than all the fluency and flippancy in the world.

Our recognition and apprehension of the highest truth is essentially an affair of the heart, far more than of the head.

Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.

Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.

Pretty much all the honest truthtelling there is in the world is done by children.

Pure truth, like pure gold, has been found unfit for circulation because men have discovered that it is far more convenient to adulterate the truth than to refine themselves.

Religious truth, touch what points of it you will, has always to do with the being and government of God, and is, of course, illimitable in its reach.

Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.

Seeing's believing - but feeling is God's own truth.

Seize upon truth, wherever it is found, amongst your friends, amongst your foes, on Christian or on heathen ground; the flower's divine where'er it grows.

Seven years of silent inquiry are needful for a man to learn the truth, but fourteen in order to learn how to make it known to his fellowmen.

Some modern zealots appear to have no better knowledge of truth, nor better manner of judging it, than by counting noses.

Some people handle the truth carelessly; Others never touch it at all.

Stick to the old truths and the old paths, and learn their divineness by sick beds, and in everyday work, and do not darken your mind with intellectual puzzles, which may breed disbelief, but can never breed vital religion or practical usefulness.

Still rule those minds on earth at whom sage Milton's wormwood words were hurled: Truth like a bastard comes into the world never without ill-fame to him who gives her birth. - Thomas Hardy.

That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be. To the wise, these truths are self-evident.

The confusion and undesigned inaccuracy so often to be observed in conversation, especially in that of uneducated persons, proves that truth needs to be cultivated as a talent, as well as recommended as a virtue.

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