The actual Blue Rose murders, which lie at the core of the three novels, yield various incorrect solutions which assume the status of truth.
Everyone, left to his own devices, forms an idea about what goes on in language which is very far from the truth.
These rare senses and powers of reasoning were given to be used freely, but not audaciously, to discover, not to pervert the truth.
There is a contest old as Eden, which still goes on – the conflict between right and wrong, between error and truth. In this conflict every human being has a part.
I’m not comfortable with just entertaining. Although I like entertaining, I also like bringing forward the truth of our times as minstrels used to in the old days.
We sat down and told stories that happened to us in our childhood, to our children. They were all basically based on the truth. These stories were funny and poignant to us. They just took off. These are all stories from my life.
Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight, and their judgment more to be relied on, because they are believed to have paid attention, not to matters of fiction, but to the investigation of the truth.
My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men’s souls.
Despite all the lunacy of the last century, all the absurdity of war and genocide, we believe that humans being are rational and are made to seek the truth.
You believe happiness to be derived from the place in which once you have been happy, but in truth it is centered in ourselves.
Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present, called Truth the daughter of Time.
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
And suddenly, like light in darkness, the real truth broke in upon me; the simple fact of Man, which I had forgotten, which had lain deep buried and out of sight; the idea of community, of unity.
Don’t let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth – don’t let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
I would say that Bob Dylan is as interested in money as any person I’ve known in my life. That’s just the truth.
Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock you on your head and drag you to her cave. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out.
Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.
The truth is, when I got started in this business, it wasn’t because I had a full understanding of the importance of the business, but because I thought it was fun. I found it exciting. It fulfilled me, whatever it was that I was looking for.
Things are difficult enough about Iraq without the Federal Government suppressing the truth about Iraq.
The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic, but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth.
I mean, the truth of the matter is, I like the failures as much as I like the successes, it’s only the world that doesn’t like the failures.
God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
The Pledge of Allegiance reflects the truth that faith in God has played a significant role in America since the days of the founding of our country.
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.