quote by Anne Lamott

Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you're going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over people and circumstances, or whether you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are.

— Anne Lamott

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Finding out the truth quote Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.

Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.

If you tell the truth you do not need a good memory!

Do not believe a thing because you have read about it in a book.

Do not believe a thing because another man has said it was true. Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition. Find out the truth for yourself. Reason it out. That is realization.

Finding out the truth quote Believe those who are seeking the truth; and doubt those who find it.

Believe those who are seeking the truth; and doubt those who find it.

Please don't lie to me,unless,you're sure I'll never find out the truth.

The average man can't prove most of the things that he chooses to speak of, and still won't research and find out the root of the truth that you seek of

Gwendolen, it is a terrible thing for a man to find out suddenly that all his life he has been speaking nothing but the truth. Can you forgive me?

Finding out the truth quote The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth

The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.

Most people, in fact, will not take the trouble in finding out the truth, but are much more inclined to accept the first story they hear.

There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth.

Pressure is a privilege ... it's what you do with it that matters.

Tell the truth, because sooner or later the public will find out anyway.

And if the public doesn't like what you are doing, change your policies and bring them into line with what people want.

It's a basic truth of the human condition that everybody lies.

The only variable is about what. The weird thing about telling someone they're dying is it tends to focus their priorities. You find out what matters to them. What they're willing to die for... What they're willing to lie for.

But, the truth is and we can argue about whether this is right or not as long as we want to, but the fact is that women really do spend more time with their families. Until I can find a man who can tell me the dates of all of his nieces and nephews birthdays and get presents out to them regularly, I'm going to stay by that statement.

I find it much easier to counsel than to be counseled, to reach out to a friend in my small group who is feeling insercure than to reveal my own inseurity. The truth is we don't much like being dependent. We don't enjoy admitting how desperately we long for someone's kindness and involvement. It's so humbling.

Racism keeps people who are being managed from finding out the truth through contact with each other.

There are many hypotheses in science which are wrong.

That’s perfectly all right: it’s the aperture to finding out what’s right. Science is a self-correcting process.

If the whole universe can be found in our own body and mind, this is where we need to make our inquires. We all have the answers within ourselves, we just have not got in touch with them yet. The potential of finding the truth within requires faith in ourselves.

If you tell the truth, you don't need a long memory.

Young actors, fear your admirers! Learn in time, from your first steps, to hear, understand and love the cruel truth about yourselves. Find out who can tell you that truth and talk of your art only with those who can tell you the truth.

They used to call the devil the father of lies.

But for someone whose sin is meant to be pride, you'd think that lying would leave something of a sour taste. So my theory is that when the devil wants to get something out of you, he doesn't lie at all. He tells you the exact, literal truth. And he lets you find your own way to hell.

Many of you have already found out, and others will find out in the course of their lives, that truth eludes us if we do not concentrate our attention totally on it's pursuit. But even while it eludes us, the illusion of knowing it still lingers and leads to many misunderstandings. Also, truth seldom is pleasant; it is almost invariably bitter.

If you want to understand the nature of something, to find out the truth, that is one thing. If you want to play semantics, make up wild thought 'experiments', that is another thing. I am not so interested in the latter, though I do appreciate that it can be fun, however unproductive.

I believe that one of the best ways of getting at truth is reflecting with others who have opposing views and who share your interest in finding the truth rather than being proven right

So, I think that's the centerpiece of morality: Don't lie.

But to do that, you have to go a step further and find out what the truth is.

The truth comes out... I think when you fight you find out who you are

The first function of poetry is to tell the truth, to learn how to do that, to find out what you really feel and what you really think

Parents can learn that parental authority doesn't depend on knowing everything.

The more you pretend, the more risk that it'll be traumatic and damaging to the kids and their relationship with you when they find out the truth.

A man's duty is to find out where the truth is, or if he cannot, at least to take the best possible human doctrine and the hardest to disprove, and to ride on this like a raft over the waters of life.

In all of my years of service to my Lord, I have discovered a truth that has never failed and has never been compromised. That truth is that it is beyond the realm of possibilities that one has the ability to out-give God. Even if I give the whole of my worth to Him, He will find a way to give back to me much more than I gave.

Sometimes when we're in love, we take the facts and spin them into pretty stories. But it's a dangerous thing to do--because one day, like it or not, you're going to see the world as it really is. You find out people aren't always who you want them to be. And if you're not ready for the truth...well, let's just say it can come as a bit of a shock.

There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings...Fear [False Evidence Appearing Real] grows in darkness; if you think there's a bogeyman around, turn on the light.

Political debate is more interested in manipulating the truth, than finding the truth.

Acting is all about finding the truth within whatever world you're in.

I like to investigate all different kinds of people, I guess, and find out what makes them who they are, and try to be honest in the portrayal, and truthful, and find out how to understand that person, how to communicate that person's experience.

I have come to one firm conviction after these many years of trying to figure out the plain truth of things. The best chance for achieving peace and prosperity, for the maximum number of people worldwide, is to pursue the cause of liberty. If you find this to be a worthwhile message, spread it throughout the land.

I believe that my observations have always led me to find that the so-called realist moves about the world with a closed mind, ringed as it were with concrete and cement, and that the so-called romantic is like an unfenced garden in and out of which truth can wander at will.

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