We’ve collected the best Truths Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Edmond About, William Arthur Ward, Johnny Depp, Andrew Rosenthal, Herbert A. Simon. Use them as an inspiration.
One of the hard truths about the new digital world is that we have to be prepared to acknowledge when an experiment is not going to work, and to take action.
I hope being honest about my experiences and contextualizing them empowers young women to step into their truths, tell their own stories, and live visibly.
Garry Shandling’s stand-up specials were masterpieces of tightly crafted stories that delivered both hard jokes and hard truths. He was neurotic and self-deprecating, and his observations on life cut deep.
Frankly, I think that the news industry is critically important because it points out things and surfaces truths that can often be uncomfortable. I think that that’s working, and the spotlight has been pointed on things that we have a responsibility to do better, and I accept that.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open.
When you’re older, you realize a little bit more hard truths. You are who you are. And the people that like you, they like you for being you.
But the more we search the Scriptures, the more we perceive, in this doctrine, the fundamental truth of the gospel – that truth which gives to redemption its character, and to all other truths their real power.
I believe that all is illusion and vanity outside the treasure of truths slowly accumulated, and which will never again be lost. I believe that the sum of these truths, always increasing, will at last confer on man incalculable power and peace, if not happiness. Yes, I believe in the final triumph of life.
You have to take certain truths. One truth is that to have championship success in the NFL you have to learn to deliver the ball from the pocket.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.
The trouble about man is twofold. He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple.
My privilege as a white man, my privilege as the mayor and the leader of the institutions of power in this community I believe shielded me from time to time from the many difficult and uncomfortable truths about our history and about our society.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
How hard have those intolerant of John Adams’s perspective worked to strip from young people any hope of knowing the concepts and truths that help deal with life?
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
Epidemics, like disasters, have a way of revealing underlying truths about the societies they impact.
In the realm of fakery, I would choose ‘Rock Band‘ over ‘American Idol‘ or over any of the other flimsy truths masquerading as music.
I’m a mathematician. I can trade in facts about false positives and absolute truths about accuracy and statistics with complete confidence.
No secular state ever existed and none would exist until the end of the French Revolution, and so we understand that America was built on the Judeo-Christian ethic and we believe that this nominee is going to see to it that those truths are upheld.
There are two kinds of writers; the great ones who can give you truths, and the lessor ones, who can only give you themselves.
Tahir Pasha assigned me a room when I was staying in his residence, and every night before sleeping, I would spend around three hours going over the books I had memorized. It would take me three months to go through the lot. Thanks be to God, all those works became steps ascending to the truths of the Qur’an.
In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
One of the most constant and sustaining truths of my life has been this: I love the library.
In India, we never distinguished between history and myth. Our Puranas as well as Itihasas contain fantastical tales. They are lies that convey deeper truths.
We are each made for goodness, love and compassion. Our lives are transformed as much as the world is when we live with these truths.
Christianity is a religion of continuity and discontinuity as well. It’s about what stays the same and what changes in the twinkling of an eye. Both are necessary truths, but sometimes it’s important to accentuate the discontinuity, the sudden leap, the way you go up a tree, Zacchaeus, and come down a saint.
When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.
If they are, then the only ultimate truths are the particulars of concrete experience, and no postulate or general assumption is inherent in science until its proceedings become systematic, or the truths already reached give direction to further research.
We are living through a remarkably privileged era, when certain deep truths about the cosmos are still within reach of the human spirit of exploration.
To communicate the truths of history is an act of hope for the future.
Secrets make for good drama, and revealing the hidden truths and contradictions of life is, for me, one of the most exciting aspects of making movies.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
A city is a state – of mind, of taste, of opportunity. A city is a marketplace – where ideas are traded, opinions clash and eternal conflict may produce eternal truths.
Justifying faith is not a naked assent to the truths of the gospel.
Hillbillies learn from an early age to deal with uncomfortable truths by avoiding them or by pretending better truths exist. This tendency might make for psychological resilience, but it also makes it hard for Appalachians to look at themselves honestly.
If history is any indication, all truths will eventually turn out to be false.
The simplest principles become difficult of practice, when habits, formed in error, have been fixed by time, and the simplest truths hard to receive when prejudice has warped the mind.
Conservatives used to believe in confronting hard truths, not succumbing to comforting fairy tales. Some still do.
Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirely different things.
I’ve always been suspicious of collective truths.
Sometimes I think that people are not prepared to listen and discuss truths.
The truth has never been of any real value to any human being – it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
We call first truths those we discover after all the others.
The British were white, English, and Protestant, just as we were. They had to have some other basis on which to justify independence, and happily they were able to formulate the inalienable truths set forth in the Declaration.
I feel like I’m a professional storyteller, really. A lot of people say ‘a truth teller,’ and, if the writing supports it, that’s what your aim is: to try and present people with a series of truths, and then they can make up their mind about those and whether they have any real credence or weight.
From the first place of liquid darkness, within the second place of air and light, I set down the following record with its mixture of fact and truths and memories of truths and its direction toward the Third Place, where the starting point is myth.
‘Chernobyl’ is a human story. It’s not a disaster movie. It’s not about explosions. It’s about people and truths and lies.
Science is not, despite how it is often portrayed, about absolute truths. It is about developing an understanding of the world, making predictions, and then testing these predictions.
Writers are historians, too. It is in literature that the greater truths about a people and their past are found.
I’ve thought for the last decade or so, the only actual place raw truth was seeping through in newspapers was on the Comics Pages. They were able to pull off intelligent social comment, pure truths not found elsewhere in the news pages, and had the ability to make it all funny, entertaining, and pertinent.
Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices.
The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
Old and young disbelieve one another‘s truths.
To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself.
Listening to the stories told in jazz music and how those artists expressed their truths about the times and what they were dealing with is what struck me the most.
There exists, if I am not mistaken, an entire world which is the totality of mathematical truths, to which we have access only with our mind, just as a world of physical reality exists, the one like the other independent of ourselves, both of divine creation.
There’s something about approaching universal truths with the simplicity of the acoustic guitar. You can take it anywhere, and it helps me reach listeners of all ages and walks of life.
Good science fiction is always based in contemporary truths.
One of the eternal truths is that happiness is created and developed in peace, and one of the eternal rights is the individual’s right to live.
I’ve always said, I thought the Sex Pistols was more Music Hall than anything else – because I think that really, more truths are said in humour than any other form.
For 500 years after Gutenberg, the dominant form of information was the printed page: knowledge was primarily delivered in a fixed format, one that encouraged readers to believe in stable and settled truths.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
What’s so interesting to me about history is – what’s interesting to anyone – is how humans are the same. Their belief systems were so different. They had different metaphysical truths than we do. And yet we’re the same.
Modern science is predicated on ‘truths’ verified through accurate observation and measurements of physical world phenomena.
We receive the truths of science by compulsion. Nothing but ignorance is able to resist them.
The make-believe world of ‘The Black Tower’ succeeds by broadcasting larger truths that might otherwise elude us.
The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.
It is to be deeply regretted that the clergymen would oppose an effort to teach the people the Bible truths; nevertheless, we find much opposition everywhere, and many clergymen will attempt to prevent the people from reading what is here written.
There are some truths to some of the stories, but a lot of it isn’t – you just have got to let it go.
Sound principles and eternal truths need to be frequently repeated so that we do not forget their application nor become dissuaded by other arguments.
Unfortunately, we no longer live in a culture where what is spoken about and what truths are told and what lies are told are objective any more, so my personal feeling is that you have to try to take them on.
Behavior is mutable. It changes from place to place. It’s like accents, dialect – it varies from one area to another. But there are universal truths about what it means to be a human being. All the other stuff is like applique. Learning that was interesting to me and probably useful for becoming an actor.
Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves.
One important lesson I learned over and over is that, when you walk into any troubled organization, there is a delicate balance between expressing human empathy and yet not passively sweeping hard truths under the rug.
Truths begin by a conflict with the police – and end by calling them in.
Postmodernism was a reaction to modernism. Where modernism was about objectivity, postmodernism was about subjectivity. Where modernism sought a singular truth, postmodernism sought the multiplicity of truths.
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.
I think that a lot of times Mr. Peanutbutter is absolutely speaking directly to the audience and saying basic, human truths that we need to hear.
All too often, legacy management practices reflexively perpetuate the past – by over-weighting the views of long-tenured executives, by valuing conformance more highly than creativity and by turning tired industry nostrums into sacred truths.
I’m just a philosophical journalist, trying to describe what’s going on. I want to stimulate conversations, and hope out of them will come truths.
Two great and terrible truths of war are these: War is easy to enter into, but difficult to end. And ultimately, in war there are no winners.
An exact poetic duplication of a man is for the poet a negation of the earth, an impossibility of being, even though his greatest desire is to speak to many men, to unite with them by means of harmonious verses about the truths of the mind or of things.
We are constantly – in order to cope with painful realities – shuffling through third-rate, half-remembered fantasies taken from movies, from TV, from people we admire. We do this individually, we do it collectively – we tell stories to escape our most painful truths.
Well, there’s just some universal truths in a way that I’ve just observed to be true. You read Voltaire. You read modern literature. Anywhere you go, there’s these observations about romantic love and what it does people, and these rotten feelings that rarely are people meaning to do that to each other.
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
The best songs/films/collections expose truths about life and make them universally accessible; they progress humanity.
Fox is Trump‘s safe space. It’s where he’s not going to be humiliated, where he’s not going to hear uncomfortable truths.
They are resilient children, but they are children, and as much as they need help to understand the hard truths in life, they also need what we all need – protection and love.
There are also two kinds of truths: truth of reasoning and truths of fact. Truths of reasoning are necessary and their opposite is impossible; those of fact are contingent and their opposite is possible.
No matter who the characters are, you can strip them down and find small universal truths.
In politics, readily dismissing inconvenient people can easily extend to dismissing inconvenient truths about them.
I am not by any means a philosopher, although I have worked with some talented people in the discipline. But certain philosophical concepts deeply inform the way I think about the world. The idea of ‘opposing truths at extremes’ is a powerful concept that I came to appreciate in my twenties.
As Christians, we often tend to get our Bible doctrine confused and start mixing truths that were never meant to be mixed.
When we examine the opinions of men, we find that nothing is more uncommon than common sense; or, in other words, they lack judgment to discover plain truths or to reject absurdities and palpable contradictions.
One thing about television, it brings out personality. People are able to watch me in action. They hear my voice and see my eyes. There’s nothing I can hide. That’s me. Television brings out your flaws, your weaknesses, your strengths, and you truths. The audience either likes you or it doesn’t.
As actors, you live in doubt; that’s one of the truths of the particular job.
Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies.
With writing fiction, I’m either not courageous enough or just not suited for telling truths in a more conventional way. As an actor, I inhabit those characters as I’m writing them.
One of the sad truths about leadership is that, the higher up the ladder you travel, the less you know.
Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
The outstanding truths of life, the great and unquestioned phenomena of society, are not to be argued away as myths and vagaries when they do not fit within our little moulds. If necessary, we must remake the moulds.
Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal truths that are indispensable to salvation, of no revealed religion in the sense in which that term is usually understood.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
Most centrist Democrats… try to distance themselves from controversies that recall the 1960s. There are journalistic centrists as well, who avoid hard truths for the sake of acceptance and legitimacy.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Music tells no truths.
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
Madly, futilely, I wrote novel after novel, eight in all, that failed to find a publisher. I persisted because for me the novel was the supreme literary form – not just one among many, not a relic of the past, but the way we communicate to one another the subtlest truths about this business of living.
Contrary to the popular misconception, the actor is not necessarily a specialist in imitating or portraying what he knows about other people. On the contrary, the actor may simply be a person who’s more willing than others to reveal some truths about himself.
In this play we’re dealing with relative truths – who’s lying, who’s telling the truth. But underneath that, Ed and I have hit this deeper level of intimacy between old friends that comes out in the play.
Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason.
What I found particularly fascinating and satisfying about the Hindu tradition was its spirit of inclusiveness. In Sanatan Dharma, or what is commonly called Hinduism, I discovered the basic truths of all religions in a way that the oneness of God and religion is comprehensively understood.
The Qur’an, throughout all of its verses, aims mainly to establish and confirm four basic, universal truths: the existence and Oneness of the Maker of the universe; Prophethood; bodily Resurrection; and worship and justice.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
There are many hard truths that we must face in life.
We don’t claim to be infallible. I don’t claim to be giving you truths from on high.
I’ve always had this belief that you want to write about universal truths.
There are more truths in twenty-four hours of a man’s life than in all the philosophies.
Two truths are all too often overshadowed in today’s political discourse: Public service is a most honorable pursuit, and so is bipartisanship.
When you have a conflict, that means that there are truths that have to be addressed on each side of the conflict. And when you have a conflict, then it’s an educational process to try to resolve the conflict. And to resolve that, you have to get people on both sides of the conflict involved so that they can dialogue.
Historically, hip-hop is about a generation of artists rapping about the realities they see in their neighborhoods or the ‘truths’ they hear growing up in their homes.
It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions.
You can be non-judgmental, but you don’t want to be non-discerning because, remember, the force of evolution is the conversation, you know: two truths standing up to each other in conversation, and the best truth emerges, and the best truth prevails.
Philosophy has to be enquiring; it can take nothing on faith, and its methods are based not on the blind acceptance of authority, but on establishing truths by reason and argument.
Look at the evidence and to be willing to question your own truths, and to be willing to scrutinize things that you hold dearly because that way, that transparency, that self-awareness, will protect you from ever becoming somebody that whose beliefs somehow make them have myopic vision about what could be.
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be. To the wise, these truths are self-evident.