If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.— Rene Descartes
Famous Real Truth quotations
Truth cannot be sacrificed at the altar of pretended tolerance.
Real tolerance is deference to all ideas, not indifference to the truth.
My silences had not protected me. Your silence will not protect you. But for every real word spoken, for every attempt I had ever made to speak those truths for which I am still seeking, I had made contact with other women while we examined the words to fit a world in which we all believed, bridging our differences.
You know, I think many people have the mistaken impression that Congress regulates Wall Street. In truth that's not the case. The real truth is that Wall Street regulates the Congress.
Honesty has a beautiful and refreshing simplicity about it.
No ulterior motives. No hidden meanings. An absence of hypocrisy, duplicity, political games, and verbal superficiality. As honesty and real integrity characterize our lives, there will be no need to manipulate others.
The real question is: How much truth can I stand?
The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.
The result of a consistent and total substitution of lies for factual truth is not that the lie will now be accepted as truth, and truth be defamed as lie, but that the sense by which we take our bearings in the real world - and the category of truth versus falsehood is among the mental means to this end - is being destroyed.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper.
Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle. The real extent of this state of misinformation is known only to those who are in situations to confront facts within their knowledge with the lies of the day.
I always speak the truth. Not the whole truth, because there's no way, to say it all. Saying it all is literally impossible: words fail. Yet it's through this very impossibility that the truth holds onto the real.
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.
Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.
Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.
The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage. I'd rather be dead. And it's real simple. And I think it's not that uncommon.
What are people searching for in life? God.
In the christian scriptures, it says 'Be still and know you are God.' What is this? You are peace, compassion, truth, Love, freedom. Real love- the ability to love yourself so much that you forgive everything and you are at peace with yourself like a mother loves a child, not trying to be someone.
It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
We must stop regarding unpleasant or unexpected things as interruptions of real life. The truth is that interruptions are real life.
Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered.
.. the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown.
Devotional singing induces in you a desire for experiencing the truth, to glimpse the beauty that is God, to taste the bliss that is the Self. It encourages man to dive into himself and be genuinely his real Self.
The shortest path between two truths in the real domain passes through the complex domain.
The great thing, if one can, is to stop regarding all the unpleasant things as interruptions of one's 'own,' or 'real' life. The truth is of course that what one calls the interruptions are precisely one's real life -- the life God is sending one day by day.
Like all real heroes, Charley had a fatal flaw.
He refused to believe that he had gonorrhea, whereas the truth was that he did.
Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you're offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone's feelings.
When the dictators and the opportunists are gone, the cross will still stand before us and something in us will say, That is the real thing.
The primary goal of real education is not to deliver facts but to guide students to the truths that will allow them to take responsibility for their lives.
It’s difficult to find a person who can accept the truth consistently and more when it is related to him only and that’s what keeps the difference between the real talk and the negative talk very marginal.
My only wish is I die real cause that truth hurts and those lies kill.
All that you are attached to, all that you love, all that you know, someday will be gone. Knowing this, and that the world is your mind which you create, play in, and suffer from, is known as discrimination. Discriminate between the Real and the Unreal, the known is unreal and will come and go so stay with the Unknown, the Unchanging, the Truth.
The real truthfulness of all works of imagination, sculpture, painting, and written fiction, is so purely in the imagination, that the artist never seeks to represent positive truth, but the idealized image of a truth
It is worse for a liar to tell the truth than for a lover of truth to lie.
... There is a truth which is of Satan. Its essence is that under the semblance of truth it denies everything that is real. It lives upon hatred of the real world which is created and loved by God.
There are very few real teachers. Teaching is not a job; it is a vocation. To be a great one many qualities must be combined: love of truth, knowledge, reverence, loving concern for one's students, clarity and patience.
The Gospel that represents Jesus Christ, not as a system of truth to be received into the mind like I should receive a system of philosophy, or astronomy, but it represents Him as a beal, living, mighty Saviour, able to save me now.
Art is a deception that creates real emotions - a lie that creates a truth.
And when you give yourself over to that deception, it becomes magic.
The real wealth of a nation is its people.
And the purpose of development is to create an enabling environment for people to enjoy long, healthy, and creative lives. This simple but powerful truth is too often forgotten in the pursuit of material and financial wealth.