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A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.
Thomas Mann

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Oscar Wilde

Abandon the search for truth; settle for a good fantasy.
(unknown author)

Always tell the truth in the form of a joke.

Appearances are not held to be a clue to the truth. But we seem to have no other.
Ivy Compton-Burnett

Art does not exist only to entertain, but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for truth.
Barbra Streisand

Beneath all old sayings lies the truth.

Children and fools tell the truth.

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Democracy is no way to establish a truth.
Richard Dawkins

Even idiots occasionally speak the truth accidentally.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Source: Whose Body?

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
Source: The Sign of the Four
Quoted: Sherlock Holmes

If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty."

If something is true, no amount of wishful thinking will change it.
Richard Dawkins

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Mark Twain

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Jane Austen

It is impossible for someone to lie unless he thinks he knows the truth.
Harry Frankfurt

Most men would kill the truth if truth would kill their religion.
Lemuel K. Washburn

Nothing can be truer than fairy wisdom ... It is true as sunbeams ...
Douglas William Jerrold

Science replaces private prejudice with public, verifiable evidence.
Richard Dawkins

Sincere words are not fine; fine words are not sincere.

So part of our challenge is reconciling these two seemingly inreconcilable truths -- that war is sometimes necessary, and war at some level is an expression of human folly.
Barack Obama

Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect, - But tell me the truth.
Shel Silverstein

The fact that a hypothesis is politically uncomfortable does not mean that it is false, but it does mean that we should consider the evidence very carefully before concluding that it is true.
Steven Pinker

The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

The great advantage of telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.
Dorothy L. Sayers

The only truth is music.... Music blends with the heartbeat universe and we forget the brain beat.
Jack Kerouac

The truth about truths is that they are made up.

The truth is in the wine.
Under the influence of alcohol people speak freely.

The truth is we're both pretty lousy, but together we're better than ten others.
Keith Richards
When deciding who is the best guitar player, Keith or Ronnie Wood.

The truth. ... It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.
J.K. Rowling
Source: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Quoted: Dumbledore

Three things cannot long stay hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth.
Gautama Buddha

To tell the truth is dangerous; to listen to it is boring.

Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.
Santosh Kalwar

Truth has but one color, a lie has many.

Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one.
Konrad Lorenz

Truth is a fruit which should not be plucked until it is ripe.

Truth is more valuable if it takes you a few years to find it.

Truth is stranger than fiction.
The truth can be a big surprise.

Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
Oscar Wilde

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.
(unknown author)
Source: Declaration of Independence

We should always be open-minded, but the only good reason to believe that something exists is if there is real evidence that it does.
Richard Dawkins

What is true by firelight is not always true by daylight.

When two opposite points of view are expressed with equal force, the truth does not necessarily lie midway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong.
Richard Dawkins

Who says anything is true?
(unknown author)

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