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Sometimes people don`t want to hear the truth because they don`t want their illusions destroyed.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme : Truth  

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
Carl Gustav Jung
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By theme : Psychology     Truth  

Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear.
Bertolt Brecht
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By theme : Truth   Wisdom    

The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme : Behavior     Psychology     Truth  

When you know the truth it will drive you insane.
Aldous Huxley
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I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can`t help it. It`s the truth.
Charles Spencer Chaplin
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By theme : Art     Business     Truth  

The truthful man is usually a liar.
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
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By theme : Lie     Men     Truth  

There is no truth. There is only perception.
Gustave Flaubert
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The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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There are truths, which are not for all men, nor for all times.
Voltaire
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There are truths that instruct, perhaps, but they do not illuminate.
Joseph Joubert
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Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one.
Konrad Lorenz
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By theme : Science     Truth  

You can ask me to look for the truth, but you cannot ask me to find it.
Denis Diderot
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By theme : Philosophy     Thought     Truth   Wisdom    

The best condition in life is not to be so rich as to be envied nor so poor as to be damned.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme : Life     Truth  

Add a few drops of venom to a half truth and you have an absolute truth.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme : Humor     Truth   Wit    

Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.
Lillian Hellman
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By theme : Life     Philosophy     Truth  

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme : Lie     Philosophy     Truth  

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme : Philosophy     Truth  

I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.
Franz Kafka
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By theme : Feelings     Truth   Unhappiness    

 
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