Thursday, May 12, 2011

Thoughts on Thursday: Truth

...it shall set you free...

"The wise understand by themselves; fools follow the reports of others." ~ Tibetan Proverb

"A culture is made -- or destroyed -- by its articulate voices." ~ Ayn Rand

"A half-truth is a whole lie." ~ Yiddish Proverb

"A lie hides the truth.  A story tries to find it." ~ Paula Fox

"A man can never hope to be more than he is if he is not first honest about what he isn't." ~ Don Williams, Jr.

"A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it." ~ Stanley Baldwin

"Abandon the search for truth; settle for a good fantasy." ~ Unknown

"Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least." ~ Lord Chesterfield

"Always tell the truth - it's the easiest thing to remember." ~ David Mamet

"Everything you read in newspapers is absolutely true, except for that rare story of which you happen to have first-hand knowledge." ~ Erwin Knoll (my personal favorite)

"False face must hide what the false heart doth know." ~ William Shakespeare

"Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage." ~ Hosea Ballou

4 comments:

  1. Great Quotes! Love the Paula Fox one.

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  2. Great quotes! I hope that you have a truthful Thursday!

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  3. LOVE these quotes! Such a beautiful list!

    xo,
    melissa

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