From that day forth -when a past which he abhorred was forced back to his memory; when a future which she had never dared to anticipate was placed within her reach -- you will soon perceive, if you have not perceived already, that they both betrayed themse lves, time after time; and that you r innocence of all suspicion, and their children's innocence of all suspicion, alone prevented you from discovering the truth.
I can only place the truth before you," he resumed, "in one plain form of words.
So that the greatest advantage I derived from the study consisted in this, that, observing many things which, however extravagant and ridiculous to our apprehension, are yet by common consent received and approved by other great nations, I learned to entertain too decided a belief in regard to nothing of the truth
of which I had been persuaded merely by example and custom; and thus I gradually extricated myself from many errors powerful enough to darken our natural intelligence, and incapacitate us in great measure from listening to reason.
And I am called wise, for my hearers always imagine that I myself possess the wisdom which I find wanting in others: but the truth
is, O men of Athens, that God only is wise; and by his answer he intends to show that the wisdom of men is worth little or nothing; he is not speaking of Socrates, he is only using my name by way of illustration, as if he said, He, O men, is the wisest, who, like Socrates, knows that his wisdom is in truth
She winced; but she respected him for saying what he did, for this, after all, was a fragment of the truth
which she had vowed to live by.
And with the perfect grace of an intaglio, he shows, as in truth
the minute intaglio may do, the faculty of structure, the logic of poetry.
So let's thank the Truth
Pond for being so nice, and start on our journey to the Emerald City.
I have told thee now what Truth
is, and may no longer linger.
From this class of uncertainties he exempts the difference between truth
and appearance, of which he is absolutely convinced.
That there is a truth
higher than experience, of which the mind bears witness to herself, is a conviction which in our own generation has been enthusiastically asserted, and is perhaps gaining ground.
Such humble talents as God has given me I will endeavour to put to their greatest use; if I am able to amuse, I will try to benefit too; and when I feel it my duty to speak an unpalatable truth
, with the help of God, I WILL speak it, though it be to the prejudice of my name and to the detriment of my reader's immediate pleasure as well as my own.
We know truth
when we see it, let skeptic and scoffer say what they choose.
Sophia seeing his left arm dangling by his side, while he was using the other to lead her, no longer doubted of the truth
Verily, my brother, said Zarathustra, it is a treasure that hath been given me: it is a little truth
which I carry.
The definition of truth
and falsehood, which is our topic to-day, lies strictly outside our general subject, namely the analysis of mind.