Truth is…..

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English: The Wilde Trial as recorded in The Il...
English: The Wilde Trial as recorded in The Illustrated Police News, May 4 1895. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
― Mark Twain

“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
― Mark Twain

“Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.”
― Mark Twain

“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”
― Oscar WildeThe Importance of Being Earnest

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”
― Gloria Steinem

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”
― Aldous HuxleyComplete Essays 2, 1926-29

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

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

“Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.”
― Stephanie KleinStraight Up and Dirty: A Memoir

“The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.”
― Flannery O’Connor

“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
― George Orwell

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.”
― Pablo Picasso

“There are three types of lies — lies, damn lies, and statistics.”
― Benjamin Disraeli

“So you’re always honest,” I said.
“Aren’t you?”
“No,” I told him. “I’m not.”
“Well, that’s good to know, I guess.”
“I’m not saying I’m a liar,” I told him. He raised his eyebrows. “That’s not how I meant it, anyways.”
“How’d you mean it, then?”
“I just…I don’t always say what I feel.”
“Why not?”
“Because the truth sometimes hurts,” I said.
“Yeah,” he said. “So do lies, though.”
― Sarah DessenJust Listen

“No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.”
― François de La Rochefoucauld

“Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.”
― Robert Orben

“If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.”
― Oscar WildeThe Nightingale and the Rose

“There are no facts, only interpretations.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”
― Virginia Woolf

“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”
― Ernest Hemingway

“I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being, first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.”
― Malcolm X

“There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.”
― Maya Angelou

“Love truth, but pardon error.”
― Voltaire

“Whether you live to be 50 or 100 makes no difference, if you made no difference in the world.”
― Jarod KintzGreat Listener Series Mute Women

“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.”
― George Washington

“Just because you don’t understand it doesn’t mean it isn’t so.”
― Lemony SnicketThe Blank Book

“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”
― Lao TzuTao Te Ching


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