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The deepest truths are best read between the lines, and, for the most part, refuse to be written.

The deepest truths are the simplest and the most common.

The finest and noblest ground on which people can live is truth; the real with the real; a ground on which nothing is assumed.

The grand character of truth is its capability of enduring the test of universal experience, and coming unchanged out of every possible form of fair discussion.

The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.

The greatest homage we can pay truth is to use it.

The greatest truths are the simplest, and so are the greatest men. See quote detail

The interests of society often render it expedient not to utter the whole truth, the interests of science never: for in this field we have much more to fear from the deficiency of truth, than from its abundance.

The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

The man who is really serious, with the urge to find out what truth is, has no style at all. He lives only in what is. See quote detail

The man who speaks the truth is always at ease.

The most natural beauty in the world is honesty and moral truth. - For all beauty is truth. - True features make the beauty of the face; true proportions, the beauty of architecture; true measures, the beauty of harmony and music.

The most striking contradiction of our civilization is the fundamental reverence for truth which we profess and the thorough-going disregard for it which we practice.

The old faiths light their candles all about, but burly Truth comes by and blows them out.

The only atheism is the denial of truth.

The passion for truth is silenced by answers which have the weight of undisputed authority.

The truth is always a compound of two half-truths, and you never reach it, because there is always something more to say.

The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. See quote detail


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