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All great truths begin as blasphemies.
George Bernard Shaw
Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.
The trouble about man is twofold. He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple.
To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all the great truths which atheism would deny.
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
Alan K. Simpson
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be. To the wise, these truths are self-evident.
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
John Stuart Mill
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in this world is to discover new truths, and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
Frederick the Great
Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.
Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.
I've always been suspicious of collective truths.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.
The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Short, successful military adventures are as effective as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices.
Remy de Gourmont
The best servants of the people, like the best valets, must whisper unpleasant truths in the master's ear. It is the court fool, not the foolish courtier, whom the king can least afford to lose.
When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.
There are two kinds of writers; the great ones who can give you truths, and the lessor ones, who can only give you themselves.
We call first truths those we discover after all the others.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit.
Edward R. Murrow
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