Tag Archive for truth

In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
- Buddha

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

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

All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
- Khalil Gibran

Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand.
- Khalil Gibran

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
- Abraham Lincoln

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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