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Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.

Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
Why abandon a belief merely because it ceases to be true? Cling to it long enough and... it will turn true again, for so it goes. Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
I will tell you the truth as soon as I figure it out.
If ever we hear a case of lying, we must look for a severe parents. A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.
Truth does not contradict truth.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
I never could tell a lie that anybody would doubt, nor a truth that anybody would believe.
Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Truth can be a dangerous thing. It is quite patient and relentless.
Truth fears nothing but concealment.
Tell the truth and then run.
The more abstract the truth you want to teach, the more thoroughly you must seduce the senses to accept it.
We spend all our time looking for some concept of Truth, but Truth is what is left when we drop all concepts.
Always tell the truth -- it's the easiest thing to remember.
Receiving a new truth is like adding a new sense.
Live truth instead of professing it.
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
Say not, I have found the truth, but rather, I have found a truth.
The truth simply is that's all. It doesn't need reasons: it doesn't have to be right: it's just the truth. Period.
From error to error, one discovers the entire truth.
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
What I tell you three times is true.
Truth never hurts the teller.
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
The truth shall set you free.
Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.

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