Aphorisms by theme: Truth

Sometimes people don`t want to hear the truth because they don`t want their illusions destroyed.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Truth
Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.

Carl Gustav Jung

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By theme : Psychology Truth
Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear.

Bertolt Brecht

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By theme : Truth Wisdom
The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Truth
When you know the truth it will drive you insane.

Aldous Huxley

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I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can`t help it. It`s the truth.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

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By theme : Art Business Truth
The truthful man is usually a liar.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

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By theme : Lie Men Truth
There is no truth. There is only perception.

Gustave Flaubert

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The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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There are truths, which are not for all men, nor for all times.

Voltaire

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There are truths that instruct, perhaps, but they do not illuminate.

Joseph Joubert

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

Konrad Lorenz

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By theme : Science Truth
You can ask me to look for the truth, but you cannot ask me to find it.

Denis Diderot

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Truth Wisdom
The best condition in life is not to be so rich as to be envied nor so poor as to be damned.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Life Truth
Add a few drops of venom to a half truth and you have an absolute truth.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme : Humor Truth Wit
Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.

Lillian Hellman

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By theme : Life Philosophy Truth
Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Lie Philosophy Truth
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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By theme : Truth Wisdom
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Philosophy Truth
I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.

Franz Kafka

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By theme : Feelings Truth Unhappiness
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