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Paul Valery Quote of the Day

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Politeness is organized indifference.
- Paul Valery

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Love is being stupid together.
- Paul Valery

In truth, politeness is artificial good humor,
it covers the natural want of it,
and ends by rendering habitual a substitute
nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
- Thomas Jefferson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

 

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling PHOTO

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz PHOTO

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.
- Maimonides

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Beyond a doubt, truth bears the same relation
to falsehood as light to darkness.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am committed to truth, not consistency.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

The truth is more important than the facts.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth.
- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Truth is not only violated by falsehood;
it may be equally outraged by silence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

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 Jung

Love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us.
Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

Morality is the basis of things
and truth is the substance of all morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth.
- Maya Angelou

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr


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