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  • It takes two to speak the truth- one to speak and another to hear. --Henry David Thoreau
  • It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes. It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions- especially selfish ones. --Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • The business man who assumes that his life is everything, and the mystic who asserts that it is nothing, fail, on this side and on that, to hit the truth. . . . No; truth, being alive . . . was only to be found by continuous excursions into either realm, and though proportion is the final secret, to espouse it at the outset is to ensure sterility. --E. M. Forster
  • Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth. --Umberto Eco
  • Perhaps our only sickness is to desire a truth which we cannot bear rather than to rest content with the fictions we manufacture out of each other. --Lawrence Durrell
  • 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. --Graham Greene
  • More Quotes about Truth: Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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