Favorite Selections from

The truth shall make you free.  - The Bible, John 8:32

Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water. - Miguel de Cervantes

Truth is a river that is always splitting up into arms that reunite. Islanded between the arms the inhabitants argue for a lifetime as to which is the main river. - Cyril Connolly

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart. - Blaise Pascal

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. - Oscar Wilde

Sir, I say that justice is truth in action. - Benjamin Disraeli

Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.  - Kahlil Gibran

Between whom there is hearty truth, there is love. - Henry David Thoreau

Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and of life. - Henri Frederic Amiel

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.  - Father James Keller

Every truth has two sides. It is well to look at both sides before we commit ourselves to either side. - Aesop

No tempting form of error is without some latent charm derived from truth. - Sir Arthur Keith

A child said, What is the grass? fetching it to me with full hands; How could I answer the child?. . . .I do not know what it is any more than he.  - Walt Whitman

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of Mankind is Man. (from 'An Essay on Man, 1733) - Alexander Pope

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

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people. - Spencer Johnson

One day we will realize that big hearts will bring us more peace than big weapons. - Malathy Drew

That virtue we appreciate is as much ours as anotherís. We see so much only as we possess. - Henry David Thoreau

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson