Quotes on Truth

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When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
– Anais Nin

Nobody doubts that he exists, though he may doubt the existence of God. If he finds out the truth about himself and discovers his own source, this is all that is required.
– Sri Ramana Maharshi

The only thing standing between you and self-realization is the belief that you are not already fully realized.
– Sri Ramana Maharshi

It is always the false that makes you suffer, the false desires and fears, the false values and ideas, the false relationships between people. Abandon the false and you are free of pain; truth makes happy, truth liberates.
– Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

The only truth which is not a concept is the sense of presence, here and now. ‘I am,’ not ‘I am Joe or Jane.’ This impersonal sense of presence in the present moment is the only truth.
– Ramesh Balsekar

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.
– Benjamin Disraeli

Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
– Buddha

Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
– Mohandas Gandhi

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
– Mohandas Gandhi

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

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
– Thomas Merton

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
– Edgar J. Mohn

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
– Mark Twain

Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.
– Blaise Pascal

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
– Niels Bohr

A reputation for good judgment, for fair dealing, for truth, and for rectitude, is itself a fortune.
– Henry Ward Beecher

It’s essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life’s pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
– John Bradshaw

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts, so that you may bring into plain view the precious thing at the center of the mass.
– Robert Collier

There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
– Charles Dickens

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Remez Sasson

Remez Sasson is the founder of www.LookWithinYou.com. He is the author of articles and books about peace of mind, concentration, willpower, self discipline and emotional detachment. For a list of his books, please visit www.LookWithinYou.com/books/.

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