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  1. Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love--and to put its trust in life.
      --Joseph Conrad

  2. You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough.
      --Frank Crane

  3. Put your trust in God, but keep your powder dry.
      --Oliver Cromwell

  4. Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
      --Ralph Waldo Emerson

  5. When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.
      --Ed Howe

  6. It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
      --Samuel Johnson

  7. Never trust the teller. Trust the tale.
      --D. H. Lawrence

  8. To be trusted is a greater complement than to be loved.
      --George MacDonald

  9. How calmly may we commit ourselves to the hands of Him who bears up the world.
      --Jean Paul Richter

  10. A Promise made is a debt unpaid.
      --Robert Service

  11. I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. We may waive just so much care of ourselves as we honestly bestow elsewhere.
      --Henry David Thoreau


  12. There's a little truth in all jive, and a little jive in all truth.
      -- Leonard Q. Barness

  13. As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
      --Josh Billings

  14. When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
      --Otto von Bismarck

  15. A truth that's told with bad intent
    Beats all the lies you can invent.
      --William Blake

  16. Truth exists. Only lies are invented.
      --Georges Braque

  17. Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger.
      --William Cullen Bryant

  18. Truths turn into dogmas the minute they are disputed.
      --Gilbert K. Chesterton

  19. Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
      --Winston Churchill

  20. The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
      --Charles Caleb Colton

  21. It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.

  22. The wise boldly pick up a truth as soon as they hear it. Don't wait or a moment, or you'll lose your head.

  23. Errors like straws upon the surface flow:
    Who would search for pearls must dive below.
      --John Dryden

  24. If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
      --Albert Einstein

  25. Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
      --Ralph Waldo Emerson

  26. The finest and noblest ground on which people can live is truth; the real with the real; a ground on which nothing is assumed.
      --Ralph Waldo Emerson

  27. God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please; you can never have both.
      --Ralph Waldo Emerson

  28. Craft must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked.
      --Thomas Fuller

  29. It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
      --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  30. It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition to stand up for it.
      --A. A. Hodge

  31. Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
      --Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  32. We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
      --King Hussein (Jordan)

  33. Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
      --Aldous Huxley

  34. Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
      --Aldous Huxley

  35. The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
      --Thomas Jefferson

  36. The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie--diliberate, contrived, and dishonest--but the myth--persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.
      --John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  37. The truth is a snare: you cannot have it without being caught. You cannot have the truth in such a way that you catch it, but only in such a way that it catches you.
      Soren Kierkegaard

  38. The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.
      --James Russell Lowell

  39. Nobody dies nowadays of fatal truths: there are too many antidotes to them.
      --Friedrich Nietzsche

  40. Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers.
      --William Penn

  41. A bare assertion is not necessarily the naked truth.
      --George D. Prentice

  42. You'll never get mixed up if you simply tell the truth. Then you don't have to remember what you have said, and you never forget what you have said.
      --Sam Rayburn

  43. Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it.
      --Jean Rostand

  44. The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who have loved it.
      --George Santayana

  45. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
      --Henry David Thoreau

  46. I don't give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it is hell.
      --Harry S Truman

  47. Most writers regard truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are most economical in its use.
      --Mark Twain

  48. If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
      --Mark Twain

  49. Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
      --Mark Twain

  50. Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
      --Mark Twain

  51. There are truths that are not for all men, nor for all times.

  52. Everyone wishes to have truth on his side, but not everyone wishes to be on the side of truth.
      --Richard Whately

  53. There are no whole truths. All truths are half truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil.
      --Alfred North Whitehead

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

  55. The truth is more important than the facts.
      --Frank Lloyd Wright


  56. Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?
      --Robert Browning

  57. The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.
      --Oliver Wendell Holmes


  58. There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.
      --William Hazlitt

  59. Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom--for himself.
      --Elbert Hubbard

  60. Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
      --Thomas Jefferson

  61. I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
      --Thomas Jefferson

  62. Hateful is the power, and pitiable is the life, of those who wish to be feared rather than loved.
      --Cornelius Nepos

  63. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value.
      --Thomas Paine

  64. Tyranny and anarchy are never far asunder.
      --Jeremy Rentham

  65. Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
      --George Santayana

  66. The closed door and the sealed lips are prerequisites to tyranny.
      --Frank L. Stanton

  67. Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.


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