212 Quotes About Truth

  • "To go to law is for two persons to kindle a fire, at their own cost, to warm others and singe themselves to cinders; and because they cannot agree as to what is truth and equity, they will both agree to unplume themselves that others may be decorated with their feathers."

    - Owen Feltham
    Topics: Justice, Truth


  • "There is but one kind of knowledge concerning either the Bible or God which is valuable, and that is the truth revealed to our spirit by God's Spirit. God does not explain Himself via man's reasoning; never does man come to know God through rationalization."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Holy Spirit, Truth, The Bible


  • "Where, except in uncreated light, can the darkness be drowned?"

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Truth


  • "He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Examples, Truth


  • "In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is, nine times out of ten, a proof that you ought to publish it."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Truth


  • "In the postmodern view that prevails today, there seems to be no objective truth or established law. Truth seems to be in the eyes of the beholder. Likewise, the words of the law and the United States Constitution mean only what new "empathetic" judges say."

    - Judge Roy Moore
    Topics: Truth, America


  • "For years, maybe, you have tried fruitlessly to exercise control over yourself, and perhaps this is still your experience; but when once you see the truth you will recognize that you are indeed powerless to do anything, but that in setting you aside altogether God has done it all. Such discovery brings human striving and self-effort to an end."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Truth, Humility


  • "All extremes are error. The reverse of error is not truth, but error still. Truth lies between extremes."

    - Richard Cecil
    Topics: Truth


  • "Disagreement is refreshing when two men lovingly desire to compare their views to find out truth. Controversy is wretched when it is only an attempt to prove another wrong. Religious controversy does only harm. It destroys humble inquiry after truth, and throws all the energies into an attempt to prove ourselves right - a spirit in which no man gets at truth."

    - Frederick W. Robertson
    Topics: Truth, Religion


  • "God has special confidences for each soul. Indeed, it would seem as though the deepest truths came only in moments of profound devotional silence and contemplation."

    - Charles H. Brent
    Topics: Prayer, Truth


  • "Doctrine is nothing but the skin of truth set up and stuffed."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Truth, Doctrine


  • "It was a saying of the ancients, "Truth lies in a well;" and to carry on this metaphor, we may justly say that logic does supply us with steps, whereby we may go down to reach the water."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Truth


  • "Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth."

    - Blaise Pascal
    Topics: Truth


  • "Perhaps their speech does convey truth, but without the quickening of the Holy Spirit even truth is of small advantage."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Truth, Holy Spirit


  • "Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Truth, Men



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