There is no security anywhere in this world; at any time your consciousness may be forced to give up the body by disease or misfortune
Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
Short + Truth quotes ⇑Short Quotes
They'll either want to kill you, kiss you, or be you.
Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.
No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.
Do not seek revenge and call it justice.
No one is ever the villain of their own story.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters
Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.
There's none so blind as those who will not listen.
A lie that is half-truth is the darkest of all lies.
Life + Truth quotes ⇑Life Quotes
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Truth is not something outside to be discovered, it is something inside to be realized.
We're so busy watching out for what's just ahead of us that we don't take time to enjoy where we are.
I am one of billions. I am stardust gathered fleetingly into form. I will be ungathered. The stardust will go on to be other things someday and I will be free.
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.
The irony of life is that those who wear masks often tell us more truths than those with open faces.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
People aren't born good or bad. Maybe they're born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.
You don't believe things because they make your life better, you believe them because they're true.
There is only one sin. and that is theft... when you tell a lie, you steal someone's right to the truth.
Inspirational + Truth quotes ⇑Inspirational Quotes
If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you won't give up. If you give up, you're not worthy.
Sometimes you have to lose all you have to find out who you truly are.
No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Newt Scamander: My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice.
Somehow, we'll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.
Rags to riches isn't a story anyone wants to hear until after it's done.
There's no such thing as ruining your life. Life's a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Sometimes, we are so attached to our way of life that we turn down wonderful opportunities simply because we don't know what to do with it.
Associate yourself with people who think positively. You cannot surround yourself with negative people and expect positive outcomes.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world
Thinking something does not make it true. Wanting something does not make it real.
If you give up what you want most for what you think you should want more, you'll end up miserable.
Wisdom + Truth quotes ⇑Wisdom Quotes
If you knew how quickly people forget the dead... you would stop living to impress people.
The world is big enough to satisfy everyones needs, but will always be too small to satisfy everyones greed
Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth.
Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.
Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
What makes earth feel like hell is our expectation that it should feel like heaven.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
This show has a purpose: that you learn how to play the various parts of the life movie without identifying your Self with your role
I am ignorant of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
The truth is embodied in the wisdom of the great ones that reveal to us the world as it really is.
Funny + Truth quotes ⇑Funny Quotes
One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.
There are few reasons for telling the truth, but for lying the number is infinite.
Beauty + Truth quotes ⇑Beauty Quotes
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.
True beauty is not related to what color your hair is or what color your eyes are. True beauty is about who you are as a human being, your principles, your moral compass.
Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST.
'Why do beautiful songs make you sad?' 'Because they aren't true.' 'Never?' 'Nothing is beautiful and true.'
All Truth Quotes ⇑
Lies require commitment.
The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
Truths are not truths to you unless you realize them within yourself. Without realization, they are just ideas.
I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.
Here's all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid.
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Often it isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the little pebble in your shoe.
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
The greatest enemy is one that has nothing to lose.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Sometimes, when you don't ask questions, it's not because you are afraid that someone will lie to your face. It's because you're afraid they'll tell you the truth.
The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.
People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it's served up.
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
We can judge our progress by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers, our willingness to embrace what is true rather than what feels good.
Maybe love was superstition, a prayer we said to keep the truth of loneliness at bay.
Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Just because you don't understand it, doesn't mean it isn't so.
An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times. There's a punishment for it, and it's usually crucifixion.
Just because you're naked doesn't mean you're sexy. Just because you're cynical doesn't mean you're cool.
People over forty can seldom be permanently convinced of anything. At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.
Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years. Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good.
To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can still do for those who study it.
The beginning of all beings is veiled, beings manifest in the middle, and unmanifest again on death. Then, why lament this truth?
The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too
A man who trusts everyone is a fool and a man who trusts no one is a fool. We are all fools if we live long enough.
I don't think anybody's necessarily ready for death. You can only hope that when it approaches, you feel like you've said what you wanted to say. Nobody wants to go out in mid-sentence.
I have trouble with letting go. That's my problem. Anybody that has extreme highs and extreme lows is bipolar to any psychologist and that's not necessarily the truth.
Never trust a mechanic who drives new cars. They're either charging too much money for their work, or they can't keep an old car running - maybe both.
Sometimes what we want isn't what we need.
Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You'll definitely be happier.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
If I only had three words of advice, they would be, Tell the Truth. If got three more words, I'd add, all the time.
Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"
The most common form of despair is not being who you are.
People that have trust issues only need to look in the mirror. There they will meet the one person that will betray them the most.
At first, they'll only dislike what you say, but the more correct you start sounding the more they'll dislike you.
It is perfectly monstrous... the way people go about nowadays, saying things against one behind one's back, that are absolutely and entirely true.
You can only sharpen a blade so far... In the end, it comes down to the quality of the metal
Three things can not hide for long: the Moon, the Sun and the Truth.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
(When) you educate a man; you educate a man. (When) you educate a woman; you educate a generation.
If you tell a lie long enough, it becomes the truth.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Don't assume, ask. Be kind. Tell the truth. Don't say anything you can't stand behind fully. Have integrity. Tell people how you feel.
Fulfilled desire is "pleasure" and contradicted desire is "pain" or "sorrow". They are inseparable
If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one was ever truly harmed. It is the person who continues in his self-deception and ignorance who is harmed.
Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
Being in a minority, even in a minority of one, did not make you mad. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.
The truth doesn't always set you free; people prefer to believe prettier, neatly wrapped lies
Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.
In the face of pain there are no heroes.
No matter what they wish for, no matter how far they go, people can never be anything but themselves. That's all.
We need much less than we think we need.
Man is always a prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.
To hurt is as human as to breathe.
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.
The truth... It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.
All that glisters is not gold; Often have you heard that told: Many a man his life hath sold But my outside to behold: Gilded tombs do worms enfold.
You are in charge of your own happiness; you don't need to wait for other people's permission to be happy.
If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.
You cannot change anyone, but you can be the reason someone changes.
Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Oftentimes. when people are miserable, they will want to make other people miserable, too. But it never helps.
Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.
Be a free thinker and don't accept everything you hear as truth. Be critical and evaluate what you believe in.
If they substituted the word 'Lust' for 'Love' in the popular songs it would come nearer the truth.
When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching -- they are your family.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable, but they're never weakness.
People are running, but there is no place in the world to which they can flee to escape themselves. Ultimately, each one must face himself.
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world... would do this, it would change the earth.
The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.
On a long enough time line, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.
I think it's impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves.
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
The best lies were always mixed with truth.
A truth should exist, it should not be used like this. If I love you is that a fact or a weapon?
Artists use lies to tell the truth. Yes, I created a lie. But because you believed it, you found something true about yourself.
It's enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.
the truth about forever is that it is happening right now
If evil had no charm, nobody would try it.
The truth is you can be orphaned again and again and again. The truth is, you will be. And the secret is, this will hurt less and less each time until you can't feel a thing. Trust me on this.
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies.
We always enjoy the company of those who flatter us, but this weakens us. We should prefer the company of those who tell us the truth and help us to be better.
I love the stars. Because they can't say anything. I love the stars. Because they do not judge anyone.
To be great, be whole; Exclude nothing, exaggerate nothing that is not you. Be whole in everything. Put all you are into the smallest thing you do. So, in each lake, the moon shines with splendor Because it blooms up above.
it is a sad truth in life that when someone has lost a loved one, friends sometimes avoid the person, just when the presence of friends is most needed.
There will come a day, when all the lies will collapse under their own weight, and truth will again triumph.
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart's affections and the truth of the Imagination.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Always remember that the past was a lie, that memory has no return, that every spring gone by could never be recovered, and that the wildest and most tenacious love was an ephemeral truth in the end.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.
I'm telling you a lie in a vicious effort that you will repeat my lie over and over until it becomes true
Touch comes before sight, before speech. It is the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.
Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction.
As God is the Essence of our own being, we cannot truly express ourselves until we learn to manifest His presence within us. That is the truth
Theoretical knowledge of scriptures often produces a conviction that one knows the truth when he actually does not know it.
You do not immortalize the lost by writing about them. Language buries, but does not resurrect.
You can hear rumors. But you can't know them.
The truth doesn't set you free, you know. It makes you feel awkward and embarrassed and defenseless and red in the face and horrified and petrified and vulnerable
Give me your honest opinion. I don't want truth with a veil on-I like naked ladies naked.
For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
I'm not crying because of you; you're not worth it. I'm crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.
Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.
Speak the truth with kindness and understanding, and respect truth wherever you perceive it.
It is an occupational hazard that anyone who has spent her life learning how to lie eventually becomes bad at telling the truth.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.
But you can't make people listen. They have to come round in their own time, wondering what happened and why the world blew up around them. It can't last.
Truth cannot be received just by listening to lectures; it comes by following the law of spiritual ardor and of spiritual labor on the part of the devotee
Practice the truth you hear and read about, so that it is not just an idea but a conviction born of experience. If reading books on theology satisfies your desire for God, you have not grasped the purpose of religion.
Don't expect perfection or permanent happiness here; you will not find it. This world will always be full of troubles.
Seeking what is true is not seeking what is desirable.
Religious doctrines ... are all illusions, they do not admit of proof, and no one can be compelled to consider them as true or to believe in them.
Thoughts are universally and not individually rooted; a truth cannot be created, but only perceived
It is not the technique of meditation alone that will bring you freedom; your character must be strong and pure. Your whole life and behavior must be in harmony with the laws of truth.
If you feel that your character is not what you think it should be, remember that it was molded by none other than yourself
You think when you wake up in the morning yesterday don't count. But yesterday is all that does count. What else is there? Your life is made out of the days it's made out of. Nothing else.
Nothing is real.
Free yourself from the triple qualities (Sattva, Rajas, Tamas) and from the pairs of opposites, eternally fixed in the truth, harboring no thoughts of receiving and keeping, be settled in the self
Don't take the high ground and assume you already know what you'll do. The truth is, when it comes to someone you love, you'll find there isn't anything you won't do.
And remember, the truth that once was spoken: To love another person is to see the face of God.
Maybe the truth is, there's a little bit of loser in all of us. Being happy isn't having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it's about stringing together all the little things.
Do not settle for intellectual satisfaction about truth. Convert truth into experience, and you will know God through your own Self-realization
There is but one religion of God, one Truth underlying the different names of religion. That universal state of consciousness is very hard to attain unless one has Self-realization, the knowing that we are souls and that all souls are a part of the One God
Stories are important, the monster said. They can be more important than anything. If they carry the truth.
It is wrong to say that we are mortals when we are essentially immortal. It is the truth that we are gods, and it is wrong to call ourselves weaklings
Realize that you are not really a fleshly being; neither categorize yourself as a Hindu nor as an American, or any other conception you may have of yourself that is limiting and sense-bound.
The truth is, only fools are attached to this world. “Fools” are those who live in ignorance, those to whom the world is real because they think it is the only way of life.
My bullshit meter is reading that as 'false'.