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An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.
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Kahlil Gibran Quotes

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Truth is rarely writ in ink; it lives in nature.
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Martin H. Fischer Quotes

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By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions.
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Richard Buckminster Fuller Quotes

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Anger is a very appropriate and necessary response to an injustice. But stand back now the truth, clearly spoken, is always your best weapon. Calmly spoken, it can burn a hole through the hardest heart.
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The peril of every fine faculty is the delight of playing with it for pride. Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character, and the greater it grows, the more is the mischief. Talent is mistaken for genius, a dogma or system for truth, ambition
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Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
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Man has always sacrificed truth to his vanity, comfort and advantage. He lives... by make-believe.
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W. Somerset Maugham Quotes

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

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Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
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Sir Thomas More Quotes

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There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously.
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Thomas Sowell Quotes

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

Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
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Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Never be grandiloquent when you want to drive home a searching truth. Don't whip with a switch that has the leaves on, if you want it to tingle.
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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

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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.
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H.L. Mencken Quotes

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The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called "truth."
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Dan Rather Quotes

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Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.
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Robert Brault Quotes

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Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children.
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Oliver Wendell Quotes

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The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error.
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John Stuart Mill Quotes

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What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public. Ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
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Vilhjalmur Stefansson Quotes

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Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.
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James Cardinal Gibbons Quotes

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