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A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
~ Alexis Carrel | ( French surgeon and biologist. ) | 1873-1944 | Truth
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A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
~ Sir Thomas Browne | (English author. ) | 1605-1682 | Truth
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A man that seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.
~ Epictetus | ( Greek philosopher. ) | 50 - 120 BC | Truth
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A new untruth is better than an old truth.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Truth
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A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.
~ James Baldwin | ( African-American writer. ) | 1924-1987 | Truth
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A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Truth
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A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
~ Saint Augustine | ( Theologian and Latin philosopher. ) | 354-430 | Truth
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A truth looks freshest in the fashions of the day.
~ Lord Alfred Tennyson | ( British poet. ) | 1809-1892 | Truth
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A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
~ William Blake | ( British poet and painter. ) | 1757-1827 | Truth
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All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood; if they are not, they are not great truths.
~ Napoleon Hill | ( American speaker and motivational writer. ) | 1883-1970 | Truth
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All great truths begin as blasphemies.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Truth
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All necessary truth is its own evidence.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Truth
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All these constructions and the laws connecting them can be arrived at by the principle of looking for the mathematically simplest concepts and the link between them.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Truth
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Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Truth
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As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Truth
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“Truth” is contained in the preconceptions of him who seeks to define it. Any organization of ideas whatever presupposes a judgment on the world.
-: [ The Languages of Pao (1958),Chapter 11 (p. 112) ]
~ Jack Vance | ( American fantasy and mystery author ) | 1916 - | Truth
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Between whom there is hearty truth, there is love.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Truth
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Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend.
~ William Cowper | ( British poet. ) | 1731-1800 | Truth
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Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
~ Clarence S. Darrow | ( American lawyer ) | 1857-1938 | Truth
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Craft must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Truth
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Every mind has a choice between truth and repose. Take which you please you can never have both.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Truth
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