The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
All truths that are kept become poisonous.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else`s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.
George Bernard Shaw
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
Carl Gustav Jung
Truth is a fruit that can only be picked when it is very ripe.
Truth will always be naked, even when turned out in the latest fashion.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell the truth.
It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar.
Jerome K. Jerome
Truth prevails where opinions are free.
Very few of us are what we seem.
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
Henry Louis Mencken
When in doubt, tell the truth.
Truth comes out of error more easily than out of confusion.
We find it easy to believe that praise is sincere: why should anyone lie in telling us the truth?
If you tell the truth, you don`t have to remember anything.
It is easier to be mistaken about the true than the beautiful.
There is something so beautiful in trust that even the most hardened liar needs feel a certain respect for those who confide in him.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
Otto von Bismarck
Facts are the enemy of truth.
Miguel de Cervantes
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgment of the intellect is only part of the truth.
Carl Gustav Jung
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is error alone, which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth.
Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
The truth is a precious commodity. That`s why I use it so sparingly.
What is simple is wrong, and what is complicated cannot be understood.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one`s ignorance.
All generalizations are false, including this one.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
George Bernard Shaw
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
It is not so much our friends` help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Arthur Conan Doyle
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
Henry David Thoreau
A liar is a man who does not know how to deceive, a flatterer one who deceives fools; he alone can pride himself on his cleverness who knows how to make skilful use of the truth.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
Peace visits not the guilty mind.
Decimus Junius Juvenal
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government.
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
An enemy is anyone who tells the truth about you.
Every nation has the government it deserves.
Joseph de Maistre
Skepticism is the first step towards truth.
They say that in the end truth will triumph, but it`s a lie.
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.