Quotes on Truth

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Quotes on Truth

 

“Truth alone Triumphs”
- The Upanishads

The Face of Truth is covered
with a brilliant golden orb.
Remove it, O Sun,
so that I who am devoted to the Truth
may behold the Truth.

- The Upanishads

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Tell all the Truth but tell it slant –
Success in Circuit lies
Too bright for our infirm Delight
The Truth’s superb surprise

As Lightning to the Children eased
With explanation kind
The Truth must dazzle gradually
Or every man be blind –

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  Truth is such a rare thing, it is delighted to tell it.

- Emily Dickinson:

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    Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.

- Abraham Lincoln:

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      In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

George Orwell:

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Whosoever wishes to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.
    Knowledge is not intelligence.
    In searching for the truth be ready for the unexpected.
    Change alone is unchanging.
    The same road goes both up and down.
    The beginning of a circle is also its end.
    Not I, but the world says it: all is one.
    And yet everything comes in season.

Heraklietos of Ephesos:

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   Always tell the truth. That way, you don’t have to remember what you said.

Mark Twain:

 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.

Martin Luther King, jr.

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If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?

Dogen

” The real Truth, the highest Truth, comes to us only when we reach the Absolute.”

Sri Chinmoy

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