Quotations that match 'false'.

Every white man in this country has been raised with a false sense of power. Roxanne Dunbar
[ Been Country Every False Man Power Raised Sense White]
So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Edge Falsehood Himself Man Narrow Near Trust Truth Well Wise Would]
Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object. Albert Camus
[ Beautiful Blinds Contrary Enhances Every Falsehood Light Object Truth Twilight]
Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Equally Falsehood May Only Outraged Silence Truth Violated]
That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of being false. Paul Valery
[ Always Been Being Believed Chance Every Everyone Everywhere False Which]
A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth. Walter Martin
[ Attempting Away Biblical Devil False Lead Prophet Servant Truth]
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. Ethel Barrymore
[ Achievements Difficulties Doubts Failures False Forget Keep Many Our Painful Past Speak Starts Tend Themselves Track]
And these things are pretty much foundational: thou shall not kill, steal, bear false witness. All these things are embedded into the laws we enjoy in our nation. Pat Robertson
[ Bear Embedded Enjoy False Foundational Into Kill Laws Much Nation Our Pretty Shall Steal These Things Thou Witness]
It is therefore utterly false to say that Marx revokes the law of value as far as individual commodities are concerned, and maintains it in force solely for the aggregate of these commodities. Rudolf Hiferding
[ Aggregate Commodities Concerned False Far Force Individual Law Maintains Marx Say Solely Therefore These Utterly Value]
Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty. Tacitus
[ Confirmed Delay Falsehood Haste Inspection Truth Uncertainty]
As I've said, I've been advised not to get into the specifics out there. Is there some truth out there? Yes. Is there a lot of falsehood out there? Absolutely. Jeff Gannon
[ Absolutely Advised Been Falsehood Get Into Lot Out Said Some Specifics Truth Yes]
An actress must be a woman whose emotional perceptions are true, and to make them so, she must have a fine contempt for any art or thought that betrays them for something false. Nance O'Neil
[ Actress Any Art Betrays Contempt Emotional False Fine Make Must Perceptions She Something Them Thought True Whose Woman]
Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within. Stephen Jay Gould Science
[ Deeper Denial Even Extensive Falsely Few Hope Identified Imposed Injustices Life Limit Lying More Opportunity Strive Than Tragedies Within Without]
It is necessary to expose the false propaganda of the imperialists and thoroughly dispel the illusion that the imperialists will give up their positions in the colonies and dependent countries with good will. Kim Il Sung
[ Colonies Countries Dependent Dispel Expose False Give Good Illusion Imperialists Necessary Positions Propaganda Their Thoroughly Up Will]
The truth can not be drowned by any flood of false indictments. Slobodan Milosevic
[ Any Drowned False Flood Indictments Truth]
The elite media has been caught in so many lies because of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded, their circulation is down, and their profits are down. Geraldo Rivera
[ Because Been Caught Circulation Down Elite Eroded False Lies Many Media Profits Reputation Statements Their Whole]
One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them. Katharine Fullerton Gerould
[ Been Burden Chiefly Conventional Credited Falls Falsehood Less Men Perfect Reasons Surely Than Them Veracity Why Women]
I'm not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity. Vivien Leigh
[ Actress Am Being Fake False Film Life Lived Publicity Star Such Values]
A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods. Maurice Maeterlinck
[ Because Falsehoods More Most Stimulating Than True Truth Value]
The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices and false opinions they contracted earlier. Jonathan Swift
[ Contracted Curing Earlier False Follies Latter Life Occupied Opinions Part Person Prejudices Wise]
A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life. Saul Bellow
[ Balanced Between Call False Few Impressions Life Make Most Multitude Novel Ones True Up]
Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Every Everything False Making Materialism Truth Vulgar]
The documents have not been conclusively proven false. Neither have they been proven authentic. Bill Burkett
[ Authentic Been Conclusively Documents False Neither Proven]
I don't know how to construct a career that'll make me famous. Except maybe get my ears pinned back, get my teeth done, and go to America. But then I'll be competing with billions of actors who haven't got false teeth, and who are 25. Ian Hart
[ Actors America Back Billions Career Competing Construct Done Ears Except False Famous Get Go Got Haven How Know Make Maybe Pinned Teeth Then]
Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves. George Haven Putnam
[ Accusations Against Destruction Dungeons Duty False Frightened Government Menaces Neither Nor Our Ourselves Us]
I think the perception of there being a deep gulf between science and the humanities is false. Clifford Geertz
[ Being Between Deep False Gulf Humanities Perception Science Think]
There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought. Charles Kingsley
[ False Free Freedoms Likes Man Ought True Two Where]
To what a bad choice is many a worthy woman betrayed, by that false and inconsiderate notion, That a reformed rake makes the best husband! Samuel Richardson
[ Bad Best Betrayed Choice False Husband Makes Many Notion Rake Reformed Woman Worthy]
The credit which the apparent conformity with recognized scientific standards can gain for seemingly simple but false theories may, as the present instance shows, have grave consequences. Friedrich August von Hayek
[ Apparent Conformity Consequences Credit False Gain Grave Instance May Present Recognized Scientific Seemingly Shows Simple Standards Theories Which]
Now that I have called you on your false accusation, you are using additional smear tactics. George Soros
[ Accusation Additional Called False Now Smear Tactics Using Your]
Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events. Adrienne Rich
[ Complicated Delusions Events Every False Into Journey Memories Past Real]
There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and. Jonathan Edwards
[ Cry Deceived Discoveries Down Elevation External False Hypocrites Men Morality Often Ones Others Outward Own Religion Righteousness Sorts Their Those Two Which Works]
The truth cannot be asserted without denouncing the falsehood. Leslie Stephen
[ Asserted Cannot Denouncing Falsehood Truth Without]
False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis. William R. Alger
[ Eloquence Emphasis Exaggeration False True]
Do not fear lest you should meditate too much upon Him and speak of Him in an unworthy way, providing you are led by faith. Do not fear lest you should entertain false opinions of Him so long as they are in conformity with the notion of the infinitely perfect Being. Nicolas Malebranche
[ Being Conformity Entertain Faith False Fear Him Infinitely Led Lest Long Meditate Much Notion Opinions Perfect Providing Should Speak Too Unworthy Upon Way]
The idea that information can be stored in a changing world without an overwhelming depreciation of its value is false. It is scarcely less false than the more plausible claim that after a war we may take our existing weapons, fill their barrels with information. Norbert Wiener
[ After Barrels Changing Claim Depreciation Existing False Fill Idea Information Less May More Our Overwhelming Plausible Scarcely Stored Take Than Their Value War Weapons Without World]
If one of two lovers is loyal, and the other jealous and false, how may their friendship last, for Love is slain! Marie de France
[ False Friendship How Jealous Last Love Lovers Loyal May Other Slain Their Two]
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. Socrates
[ Evil False Infect Only Soul Themselves Words]
I must've got whacked on the head. He presented a totally false person for me to fall in love with. Christie Brinkley
[ Fall False Got Head Love Must Person Presented Totally Whacked]
Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses. Heraclitus
[ False Justice Lies Overtake Will Witnesses]
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things. Hesiod
[ Falsehoods How Know Many Real Resemble Speak Things True Will]
I was never directly pressured by peers, but by surrounding myself with others who were experimenting with smoking provided a certain false comfort. Christy Turlington
[ Certain Comfort Directly Experimenting False Myself Never Others Peers Pressured Provided Smoking Surrounding Were]
Businesses should no longer be allowed to depress wages by hiring illegal labor and then falsely claim that Americans don't want to do the jobs. Dana Rohrabacher
[ Allowed Americans Businesses Claim Depress Falsely Hiring Illegal Jobs Labor Longer Should Then Wages Want]
False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness. Charles Darwin
[ Endure Every Evidence Facts False Falseness Harm Highly Injurious Little Long Often Pleasure Progress Proving Salutary Science Some Supported Takes Their Views]
We would be false to our trust if we allowed the time it takes to give effect to constitutional rights to be used as the very reason for taking away those rights. Frank Murphy
[ Allowed Away Constitutional Effect False Give Our Reason Rights Takes Taking Those Time Trust Used Very Would]
Our analysis of truth and falsehood, or of the nature of judgment, is not very likely to be influenced by our hopes and fears. Charles D. Broad
[ Analysis Falsehood Fears Hopes Influenced Judgment Likely Nature Our Truth Very]
If members of the security apparatus could, with impunity, keep from those elected by the people that which they're entitled to know - or worse, feed false information - those who could control the classified data could be the real decision makers. Harold H. Greene
[ Apparatus Classified Control Could Data Decision Elected Entitled False Feed Impunity Information Keep Know Makers Members Real Security Those Which Worse]
The war on Iraq was a disaster, clearly carried out under false pretences. Joe Wilson
[ Carried Clearly Disaster False Iraq Out Pretences Under War]
We call our country home of the brave and land of the free, but it's not. We give a false portrayal of freedom. We're not free - if we were, we'd allow people their freedom. Jesse Ventura
[ Allow Brave Call Country False Free Freedom Give Home Land Our Portrayal Their Were]
In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power. Marianne Williamson
[ Appetites Beings False Glorious Illusion Imprisoned Lost Natural Our Power Slaves State Will World]
Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true. Marcel Proust
[ Becomes Everything Falsehood Little Passes Spoken Time True]
Eclecticism - every truth is so true that any truth must be false. F. H. Bradley
[ Any Every False Must True Truth]
The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has nearly always been hampered by the false assumption that the object was not so much to inquire into what is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens. Eduard Hanslick
[ Aesthetics Always Assumption Awakens Beautiful Been Course Describe False Feelings Hampered Hitherto Inquire Into Much Music Musical Nearly Object Pursued Which]
To the average mind popular music would mean compositions vulgarly conceived and commonplace in their treatment. That is absolutely false. John Philip Sousa
[ Absolutely Average Commonplace Compositions Conceived False Mean Mind Music Popular Their Treatment Would]
The whole is the false. Theodor Adorno
[ False Whole]
Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false. Richard Cecil Beauty
[ Attention Beautiful Best Convinced Dwell Every Evil False Fix Good Grow Life Little More Our Possible Wisest Year]
There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true. Niels Bohr
[ Also False Great Opposite Plainly Trivial True Truth Truths]
Oh, do not read history, for that I know must be false. Robert Walpole
[ False History Know Must Oh Read]
The priest is the personification of falsehood. Giuseppe Garibaldi
[ Falsehood Personification Priest]
Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves. Daniel Webster
[ Among Disagree Falsehoods Only Quarrel Themselves Truths Usually]
I always divide people into two groups. Those who live by what they know to be a lie, and those who live by what they believe, falsely, to be the truth. Christopher Hampton
[ Always Believe Divide Falsely Groups Into Know Lie Live Those Truth Two]
Around 1967 I began backing away from dogmatic Leninism, not so much because I thought it was false, I just decided there was nothing utopian about it. Henry Flynt
[ Around Away Backing Because Began Decided Dogmatic False Just Much Nothing Thought Utopian]
It is an affront to treat falsehood with complaisance. Thomas Paine
[ Affront Falsehood Treat]
And as far as false hope, there is no such thing. There is only hope or the absence of hope-nothing else. Patti Davis
[ Absence Else False Far Hope Only Such Thing]
These charges that have been made against me, that Prof. Prescott has made, has charged against me, that I denied the atonement in conversation with him, are absolutely false. John Harvey Kellogg
[ Absolutely Against Atonement Been Charged Charges Conversation Denied False Him Made These]
No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish. David Hume
[ Endeavors Establish Fact Falsehood Kind Miracle Miraculous More Such Sufficient Testimony Than Unless Which Would]
Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation. Philip Massinger
[ Accusation Argued Credit False Give Itself Kind Malice Out Puts Scorned]
It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age. Margaret Mead
[ Age Arbitrary Childhood Cruelly False Into Learning Middle Old Play Put Regrets Utterly Work]
The fact that the price of gasoline has declined some in recent weeks must not allow Americans to be lulled into a false sense of security. Energy independence must rank along with border security as the top priorities of the United States. Virgil Goode
[ Allow Along Americans Border Declined Energy Fact False Gasoline Independence Into Lulled Must Price Priorities Rank Recent Security Sense Some States Top United Weeks]
I worked on scores. I went to the musical library in Berlin which is very famous. I discovered that we had scores of Beethoven, printed scores of Beethoven, that are full of mistakes. Not the wrong or false notes, but the wrong dynamic, understandable things. Kurt Masur
[ Beethoven Berlin Discovered Dynamic False Famous Full Had Library Mistakes Musical Notes Printed Scores Things Understandable Very Went Which Worked Wrong]
False shame accompanies a man that is poor, shame that either harms a man greatly or profits him; shame is with poverty, but confidence with wealth. Hesiod
[ Accompanies Confidence Either False Greatly Harms Him Man Poor Poverty Profits Shame Wealth]
A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World! Henry Fielding
[ Art Dishonest Ever Face False Good Into Letter Men Nature Recommendation Recommendations Say Send These Thou Why World]
A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently. Saint Augustine
[ Badly Because False Necessarily Nor Spoken Thing True Uttered]
We must come to the point where we realize the concept of race is a false one. There is only one race, the human race. Dan Aykroyd
[ Come Concept False Human Must Only Point Race Realize Where]
The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes. John Stuart Mill
[ After Always Another Commonplaces Dictum Experience Falsehoods Into Men Over Pass Persecution Pleasant Repeat Till Triumphs Truth Which]
Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water. Miguel de Cervantes
[ Above Falsehood Oil Rise Truth Water Will]
The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty. Abu Bakr
[ Dishonesty Falsehood Greatest Honesty Truth]
Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it. Blaise Pascal
[ Cannot Established Falsehood Know Love Obscure These Times Truth Unless]
The inspired Scriptures make the clear distinction between false and true riches and make plain the reason why happiness is gained and fully enjoyed only by those who find true riches. Joseph Franklin Rutherford
[ Between Clear Distinction Enjoyed False Find Fully Gained Happiness Inspired Make Only Plain Reason Riches Scriptures Those True Why]
If there is no hell, a good many preachers are obtaining money under false pretenses. Billy Sunday
[ False Good Hell Many Money Obtaining Preachers Pretenses Under]
Regarding comments attributed to me in the Los Angeles Times - allegedly made on a bus trip from Germany to Holland in 1998 - I emphatically denounce such comments as false. Paul Crouch
[ Allegedly Angeles Attributed Bus Comments Denounce Emphatically False Germany Holland Los Made Regarding Such Times Trip]
Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists. Blaise Pascal
[ Belief Cannot Come Exists Faith False Gain Gamble Granted Harm Hesitation Lose Nothing Proved Proves Then Truth Wager Will Wise Without]
The facts are the vice president's company that he was CEO of, that did business with sworn enemies of the United States, paid millions of dollars in fines for providing false financial information, it's under investigation for bribing foreign officials. John Edwards
[ Business Ceo Company Did Dollars Enemies Facts False Financial Fines Foreign Information Investigation Millions Officials Paid President Providing States Sworn Under United Vice]
If you learn one thing from having lived through decades of changing views, it is that all predictions are necessarily false. M. H. Abrams
[ Changing Decades False Having Learn Lived Necessarily Predictions Thing Through Views]
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am. Michelle Obama
[ Always Am Any Attacks Because Distract Else Energy False Goals Grew Hear Invest Know Lessons Negative Never Really Says Somebody Stay Them True Up Your Yourself]
Compare Scripture with Scripture. False doctrines, like false witnesses, agree not among themselves. William Gurnall
[ Agree Among Compare Doctrines False Scripture Themselves Witnesses]
I have much to say why my reputation should be rescued from the load of false accusation and calumny which has been heaped upon it. Robert Emmet
[ Accusation Been Calumny False Heaped Load Much Reputation Rescued Say Should Upon Which Why]
Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood - we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we. Jean Rostand
[ Array Bad Cruelty Direction Facing Fail Faith Falsehood Iniquity Outrage Same See Stupidity Vanity Whole]
The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule. H. L. Mencken
[ Almost Always False Front Humanity Rule Save Urge]
After they killed Uday and Qusay, the focus centered on Saddam: Find him, kill him, capture him, whatever it takes. To me, it was a false sense of security: If we get Saddam, we're going to win this war. Janis Karpinski
[ After Capture Centered False Find Focus Get Going Him Kill Killed Saddam Security Sense Takes War Whatever Win]
Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man. Carroll O'Connor
[ Archie Character False Fool Good Making Man Nixon Out Presenting President Some Thought Were]
Many people on the political left found my work psychologically liberating. They began to say: once you realize that standards emerge historically, then you can see through and discard all the norms to which we have been falsely enslaved. Stanley Fish
[ Been Began Discard Emerge Enslaved Falsely Found Historically Left Liberating Many Norms Once Political Psychologically Realize Say See Standards Then Through Which Work]
Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered. Harriet Martineau
[ Conscience Endangered False Fidelity Inconsistent Modesty Only Retiring Succumb Thus Which]
Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important. C. S. Lewis
[ Cannot Christianity False Importance Important Infinite Moderately Only Thing True]
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding. Isaac Newton
[ Apprehension False Imagine Man May Only Them Things True Understand Understanding]
I thought then, and I think now, that the invasion of Iraq was unnecessary and unjust. And I think the premises on which it was launched were false. Jimmy Carter
[ False Invasion Iraq Launched Now Premises Then Think Thought Unjust Unnecessary Were Which]
The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress. Sydney J. Harris
[ Enemy False Greatest Progress Stagnation]
Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable. Hosea Ballou
[ Blood Exaggeration Falsehood Nearly Relation]
This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love. Peace Pilgrim
[ Evil Falsehood Good Hatred Love Overcome Peace Truth Way]
A narrative is like a room on whose walls a number of false doors have been painted; while within the narrative, we have many apparent choices of exit, but when the author leads us to one particular door, we know it is the right one because it opens. John Updike
[ Apparent Author Because Been Choices Door Doors Exit False Know Leads Many Narrative Number Opens Painted Particular Right Room Us Walls While Whose Within]
Words may be false and full of art; Sighs are the natural language of the heart. Thomas Shadwell
[ Art False Full Heart Language May Natural Sighs Words]
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods. Margaret Fuller
[ Astonishing Being Clear Falsehoods Force Human Keep Purity Requires Wisdom]
And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh. Friedrich Nietzsche
[ Accompanied Call Consider Danced Day Every False Laugh Least Lost Once Should Truth Which]
The only thing I miss on stage is the falsetto. Barry Gibb
[ Falsetto Miss Only Stage Thing]
Enthusiasm is the divine particle in our composition: with it we are great, generous, and true; without it, we are little, false, and mean. Letitia Landon
[ Composition Divine Enthusiasm False Generous Great Little Mean Our Particle True Without]
This is the absolute truth: and on this truth our tactics must be based. All tactics that are not based on this are false, and lead the proletariat to terrible defeat. Herman Gorter
[ Absolute Based Defeat False Lead Must Our Proletariat Tactics Terrible Truth]
The main cause is a pernicious falsehood propagated against her being, namely that she is inferior by her nature. Inferior in what? What has man ever done that woman, under the same advantages could not do? Ernestine Rose
[ Advantages Against Being Cause Could Done Ever Falsehood Her Inferior Main Man Namely Nature Pernicious Propagated Same She Under Woman]
We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood. William James
[ Call Falsehood Get Live Ready Today Tomorrow Truth]
All generalizations are false, including this one. Mark Twain
[ False Generalizations Including]
You can read everybody. It's not even interesting to tell the truth because to some extent it's false. Charles Olson
[ Because Even Everybody Extent False Interesting Read Some Tell Truth]
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors. Thomas Jefferson
[ Closer Errors Falsehoods Filled Knows Mind Nothing Than Truth Whose]
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals. Agnes Repplier Humor
[ Distorts Earthly False Gods Humor Laughed Nothing Off Only Pedestals Their]
What is not in the open street is false, derived, that is to say, literature. Henry Miller
[ Derived False Literature Open Say Street]
I used to do this big rant at the end of some gigs with Ben Folds Five. The band broke into this big heavy metal thing and I started as a joke to scream in a heavy metal falsetto. I found myself saying things like: Feel my pain, I am white, feel my pain. Ben Folds
[ Am Band Ben Big Broke End Falsetto Feel Five Folds Found Gigs Heavy Into Joke Metal Myself Pain Rant Saying Scream Some Started Thing Things Used White]
It is better to be true to what you believe, though that be wrong, than to be false to what you believe, even if that belief is correct. Anna Howard Shaw
[ Belief Believe Better Correct Even False Than Though True Wrong]
Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage. Hosea Ballou
[ Courage Cowardice Falsehood Truth]
Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor? Frank Moore Colby
[ Confess False How Humor Lack Many Men Murder Own Teeth Them Treason Up Wig Will]
I don't have false teeth. Do you think I'd buy teeth like these? Carol Burnett
[ Buy False Teeth These Think]
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Any Counterfeit Even Fall False Flowers Glory Ground Last Long Nor Pretences Root Spreads Takes True]
The Galatians are severely censured for giving heed to false doctrines, and are called to pronounce even an apostle anathema, if he preached another gospel. Charles Hodge
[ Anathema Another Apostle Called Censured Doctrines Even False Giving Gospel Heed Preached Pronounce Severely]
It is not true that virtually all news in a totalitarian state is false. Konrad Zuse
[ False News State Totalitarian True Virtually]
The eyebrow pencil and false eyelashes were essential; my mother didn't feel dressed without them. Lorna Luft
[ Dressed Essential Eyebrow Eyelashes False Feel Mother Pencil Them Were Without]
For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me. Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock. Timothy Zahn
[ Again Change False Fickle Into Just Lady Luck Maybe Reached Rock Security Seemed Sense She Smiling Then While]
You will find in politics that you are much exposed to the attribution of false motive. Never complain and never explain. Stanley Baldwin
[ Attribution Complain Explain Exposed False Find Motive Much Never Politics Will]
The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true. Lactantius
[ Discern False First Know Point Second True Which Wisdom]
To attempt seeing Truth without knowing Falsehood. It is the attempt to see the Light without knowing the Darkness. It cannot be. Frank Herbert
[ Attempt Cannot Darkness Falsehood Knowing Light See Seeing Truth Without]
Willing or preferring is the same with respect to good and evil, that judging is with respect to truth or falsehood. Anthony Collins
[ Evil Falsehood Good Judging Preferring Respect Same Truth Willing]
The law serves of nought else in these days but for to do wrong, for nothing is spread almost but false matters by color of the law for reward, dread and favor and so no remedy is had in the Court of Equity in any way. Jack Cade
[ Almost Any Color Court Days Dread Else Equity False Favor Had Law Matters Nothing Nought Remedy Reward Serves Spread These Way Wrong]
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad. Joseph Roux
[ Bad False Feeling Good Guides Man Obeys Part Passion Reason Rest Small True]
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. William Jennings Bryant
[ Another Correct False May Opposite Profound Statement Truth Well]
I could get into bed with James Bond, then take my false leg off and it would really be a gun. Heather Mills
[ Bed Bond Could False Get Gun Into James Leg Off Really Take Then Would]
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking, to deceive and injure your neighbour. Jonathan Swift
[ Consist Deceive Desire Does False Indirect Injure Intention Lie Neighbour Position Speaking Words Your]
The advocates of abortion on demand falsely assume two things: that women must suffer if the lives of unborn children are legally protected; and that women can only attain equality by having the legal option of destroying their innocent offspring in the womb. Robert Casey
[ Abortion Advocates Assume Attain Children Demand Destroying Equality Falsely Having Innocent Legal Legally Lives Must Offspring Only Option Protected Suffer Their Things Two Unborn Womb Women]
A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines. Simone Weil
[ Avoid Being Deceived Doctrine Doctrines False Indispensable Itself Only Purpose Serves]
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Being Combinations Falsehood Infinity Mode Only Truth]
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Common False Regarded Religion Rulers True Useful Wise]
The false is nothing but an imitation of the true. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ False Imitation Nothing True]
I can't think of a major story that we have broken that was incorrect. But we have had to correct some things that were false; we have had to retract things. Mary Hart
[ Broken Correct False Had Incorrect Major Retract Some Story Things Think Were]
If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools. Katherine Mansfield
[ Could False Love Mushrooms Only Tell True]
The only question which any wise man can ask himself, and which any honest man will ask himself, is whether a doctrine is true or false. Thomas Huxley
[ Any Ask Doctrine False Himself Honest Man Only Question True Whether Which Will Wise]
Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore. Matthew Arnold
[ Bent False Impossible Knows Make Port Shore Some Standing Still Where]
False history gets made all day, any day, the truth of the new is never on the news. Adrienne Rich
[ Any Day False Gets History Made Never New News Truth]
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Accusation Against Also Boils Brought Character Cooled Dissipated Down False Fire Heaven Himself Holiest Into Man Once Out Over Purest Put Sea Standing Threats Thrown Unmoved Vanishes Water]
The system becomes more coherent as it is further extended. The elements which we require for explaining a new class of facts are already contained in our system. In false theories, the contrary is the case. William Whewell
[ Already Becomes Case Class Coherent Contained Contrary Elements Explaining Extended Facts False Further More New Our Require System Theories Which]
Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect. George Boole
[ Abstractions Converse Culture False Fatal Forms Growth Intellect Likely Many Masculine Most Perhaps Premature Prove Vigour]
The first time I was in his office was when they called me in to tell me they had changed my name. I had a feeling that if I'd gone along with the name they'd chosen, I'd never be seen again. I'd be swallowed up by that name, because it was a false name: Kit Marlowe. Kim Novak
[ Again Along Because Called Changed Chosen False Feeling First Gone Had His Kit Name Never Office Seen Swallowed Tell Time Up]
When I create a false reality, I always try to create a plausible structure to help convince people. Joey Skaggs
[ Always Convince Create False Help Plausible Reality Structure Try]
There is nothing that is more often clothed in an attractive garb than a false creed. Titus Livius
[ Attractive Clothed Creed False Garb More Nothing Often Than]
One comes to believe whatever one repeats to oneself sufficiently often, whether the statement be true of false. It comes to be dominating thought in one's mind. Robert Collier
[ Believe Comes Dominating False Mind Often Oneself Repeats Statement Sufficiently Thought True Whatever Whether]
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult. George Eliot
[ Difficult Easy Falsehood Truth]
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do. Alexander Pope
[ Blunt Counsel Enough Falsehoods Mischief More Nice Still Than Tis True Truths Your]
The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful. Edward Gibbon
[ Considered Equally False Magistrate Modes Philosopher Prevailed Roman True Useful Various Were Which World Worship]
It is not to be disguised, that a war has broken out between the North and the South. - Political and commercial men are industriously striving to restore peace: but the peace, which they would effect, is superficial, false, and temporary. Gerrit Smith
[ Between Broken Commercial Disguised Effect False Men North Out Peace Political Restore South Striving Superficial Temporary War Which Would]
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools. Ambrose Bierce History
[ Account Brought Events False Fools History Knaves Mostly Rulers Soldiers Unimportant Which]
No one will ever argue that someone could have played Helen Keller better than Patty Duke. It was an incredibly demanding role and I don't think anyone can argue that it was a false performance. Richard Masur
[ Anyone Argue Better Could Demanding Duke Ever False Helen Incredibly Keller Patty Performance Played Role Someone Than Think Will]
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed. Horace
[ Conceal False Fools Healed Shame Try Wounds]
If history is any indication, all truths will eventually turn out to be false. Dean Kamen
[ Any Eventually False History Indication Out Truths Turn Will]
Our pleasance here is all vain glory, This false world is but transitory. William Dunbar
[ False Glory Here Our Transitory Vain World]
And $18 million in three Japanese banks, completely false. That I have two factories in Panama, also completely false. This is part of the counter campaign of some people. Alberto Fujimori
[ Also Banks Campaign Completely Counter Factories False Japanese Million Panama Part Some Three Two]
This industry is very make-believe and you caught in a false sense of what reality is. Morris Chestnut
[ Caught False Industry Make-Believe Reality Sense Very]
It isn't false modesty when I say this, but although I am supposed to be a famous person it doesn't mean anything to me. I just sit at home and work. Gyorgy Legeti
[ Although Am Anything False Famous Home Just Mean Modesty Person Say Sit Supposed Work]
I am not saying we are categorizing Ellen White in the biblical context of a false prophet. Walter Martin
[ Am Biblical Context Ellen False Prophet Saying White]
Second, the resolution contains the blatantly false assertion that negotiating a timeline for bringing U.S. troops home with the Iraqi government undermines U.S. national security. Such a statement shows a misunderstanding of the enemy we face in Iraq. Peter DeFazio
[ Assertion Blatantly Bringing Contains Enemy Face False Government Home Iraq Iraqi Misunderstanding National Negotiating Resolution Second Security Shows Statement Such Timeline Troops Undermines]
Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores? George Sand
[ Accepted Adores Believed Blush Captured Deliberately Door Everything False Frantic Heart How Joy Once Reason Regret Shame Shown Sort Struggle Suffering Without]
Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain. Karl Von Clausewitz
[ Contradictory Even False Intelligence Many More Most Reports Uncertain War]
A hair divides what is false and true. Omar Khayyam
[ Divides False Hair True]
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes. Pope John Paul II
[ Absolutes Error False Idolatry Purify Religion Science Superstition]
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false. Paul Valery
[ Accepted Almost Always Been Certain Everyone Everywhere False Which]
They say that the commons of England would first destroy the king's friends and afterward himself, and then bring the Duke of York to be king so that by their false means and lies they may make him to hate and destroy his friends, and cherish his false traitors. Jack Cade
[ Afterward Bring Cherish Commons Destroy Duke England False First Friends Hate Him Himself His King Lies Make May Means Say Their Then Traitors Would York]
The idea really came to me the day I got my new false teeth. George Orwell
[ Came Day False Got Idea New Really Teeth]
When somebody says that all statements are false, the obvious problem is that as an assertion it's self-defeating. Henry Flynt
[ Assertion False Obvious Problem Says Self-Defeating Somebody Statements]
Knowledge is two-fold, and consists not only in an affirmation of what is true, but in the negation of that which is false. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Affirmation Consists False Knowledge Negation Only True Which]
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public. Vilhjalmur Stefansson
[ Advertising Between Deceive Difference Ethical Falsehoods Public Truth Unethical Uses]
Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around. Frank Howard Clark
[ Around Evil False Gossip Lot Needn Passed Truth]
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports. Richard Burton
[ Animation Decays Embraces False Friendship Gives Ivy Life New Object Ruins Supports True Walls]
Everyone, when there's war in the air, learns to live in a new element: falsehood. Jean Giraudoux
[ Air Element Everyone Falsehood Learns Live New War]
All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy. John Ruskin
[ Characterize Effect External Fallacy Falseness Feelings Generally Impressions Our Pathetic Produce Same Things Us Violent Which Would]
All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things. Robert Southey
[ Course Deception Else Falsehood Indeed Into Lie Life Nothing Passing Practice Reduced Things Words]
But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false? H. P. Lovecraft
[ Dreams False Notoriously Poets Tales Travellers]
He who indulges in falsehood will find the paths of paradise shut to him. Abu Bakr
[ Falsehood Find Him Indulges Paradise Paths Shut Will]
Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents. Khalil Gibran Wisdom
[ Adherents Calls Consider Despise False Publicly Road Stands Turn Upon Us Wisdom]
Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea. Guy Debord
[ Author Embraces Erases Expressions False His Idea Ideas Implies Improve Improvement Makes Meaning Necessary Participates Phrase Plagiarism Progress Replaces Right Use Words]
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue. Sallust
[ Ambition Another Become Drove False Locked Many Men Ready Thought Tongue]
I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone. Camille Claudel
[ Advantage Am Any Character Crafty Deceived Devil Everyone False Greatest Longer Mood Pleasure Take Whose]
Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence. Jules Feiffer
[ Act Bed Confidence False Getting Morning Out]
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong. Russell Baker Education
[ Almost Always Best Dead Educated False Fictitious Incomplete Information Just Learned Misleading Often Out Person Turns Very Wrong]
Total falsehoods can be easily exposed for what they are by citing exceptions to their claims. Hence, they are less likely to be accepted as the total truth. Samuel P. Huntington
[ Accepted Citing Claims Easily Exceptions Exposed Falsehoods Hence Less Likely Their Total Truth]
Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side. James Russell Lowell
[ Come Conflict Decide Every Evil Falsehood Good Moment Nation Once Person Side Truth]
If we are suffering illness, poverty, or misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we know it is false; so soon as one has got used to not suffering one wants something else. Simone Weil
[ Ceases Day Else False Got Illness Know Misfortune Poverty Satisfied Shall Something Soon Suffering Think Too Used Wants]
Thousand got away to other countries; thousands returned to Spain tempted by false promises of kindness. By the tens of thousands, these Spaniards died of neglect in the concentration camps. Martha Gellhorn
[ Away Camps Concentration Countries Died False Got Kindness Neglect Other Promises Returned Spain Spaniards Tempted Tens These Thousand Thousands]
It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security. Agnetha Faltskog
[ Between Connection False Life Need Newspapers Private Revelations Seclusion Security See Strange Their]
Falsehood is a perennial spring. Edmund Burke
[ Falsehood Perennial Spring]
America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future. Frederick Douglass
[ America Binds False Future Herself Past Present Solemnly]
Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true. Niels Bohr
[ Advanced Advancement Also Commentary Continue Exponential False Great Increase Last More Only Opposite Previous Technology Than Thirty Thousand Trivial True Truth Two Will Years]
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood. William Shenstone
[ Appear Begins Ends Falsehood Itself Liar Making Truth]
The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Falsehood Logic Prior Truth World]
The fundamental laws of physics do not describe true facts about reality. Rendered as descriptions of facts, they are false; amended to be true, they lose their explanatory force. Nancy Cartwright
[ Amended Describe Descriptions Facts False Force Fundamental Laws Lose Physics Reality Rendered Their True]
There is nothing false or arrogant about German pride in German technical and business skills. Douglas Hurd
[ Arrogant Business False German Nothing Pride Skills Technical]
Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water. Miguel de Cervantes
[ Above Against Always Bear Does Falsehood Hurts Indeed Oil Rather Than Truth Up Water Will]
They do not depend upon mere legends and myths. They are not predicated on the false conception that the Emperor is divine and that the Japanese people are superior to other races. Emperor Hirohito
[ Conception Depend Divine Emperor False Japanese Legends Mere Myths Other Predicated Races Superior Upon]
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared. Charles de Montesquieu
[ Always Communicated False Happiness Kind Men Never Proud Renders Sensible Shared Stern Them True]
I did though at least expect him to correct the false statements he made when he was trying to protect the Presidency. Instead, he talked about it as though I had laid it all out there for the taking. I was the buffet and he just couldn't resist the dessert. Monica Lewinsky
[ Buffet Correct Dessert Did Expect False Had Him Instead Just Laid Least Made Out Presidency Protect Resist Statements Taking Talked Though Trying]
It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this. Alexander Herzen
[ Astray Blind Direct Drive Entire False Generation Goal Insane Lead Napoleon Possible Proved Strike Towards]
Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act. Abraham Cahan
[ Abstain Act Conveyed Enough False Lies Look Lying Mouth Often Remember Smile Word Worst]
A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. John F. Kennedy
[ Afraid Falsehood Judge Market Nation Open Truth]
The objects of the present life fill the human eye with a false magnification because of their immediacy. William Wilberforce
[ Because Eye False Fill Human Immediacy Life Objects Present Their]
The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false. Thomas Aquinas
[ Among Any Becomes Catholic Dogma Faith False Gifted Infidels Learning Matter Necessary Our Presents Ridicule Scientific Scrutiny Shows Truth]
The way I feel about music is that there is no right and wrong. Only true and false. Fiona Apple
[ False Feel Music Only Right True Way Wrong]
A blunt statement can be as false as any other. Mason Cooley
[ Any Blunt False Other Statement]
One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting rid of false shame we have killed off so much real shame as well. Louis Kronenberger
[ False Getting Killed Misfortunes Much Off Our Real Rid Shame Time Well]
I'm fine, and my hips are fine. My false knee is fine. My false hips are fine. Everything's cooking. Liza Minnelli
[ Cooking Everything False Fine Hips Knee]
Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another. Aleister Crowley
[ Another Child Falsehood Fear Form Invariably]
Old beliefs die hard even when demonstrably false. E. O. Wilson
[ Beliefs Demonstrably Die Even False Hard Old]
He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and you will see the effect when the weaving of a life-time is unraveled. William Ellery Channing
[ Breaks Duty Effect False Loom Present See Thread Weaving Will]
I already hated that gray suit and then having to go through putting on that wig with a false front - again made me feel so trapped inside this person who was desperately wanting to break out of it but she was so caught up in the web of deception that she couldn't. Kim Novak
[ Again Already Break Caught Deception Desperately False Feel Front Go Gray Hated Having Inside Made Out Person Putting She Suit Then Through Trapped Up Wanting Web Wig]
You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise. Leonard Nimoy
[ Assumption Bruise Ego False Proceed]
There's never a false note in a Berg novel. Augusten Burroughs
[ Berg False Never Note Novel]
These smugglers, many of them present in trafficking through my State of Arizona, create false Social Security cards, false green cards, visas and a variety of other fraudulent documents as an essential part of their smuggling activities. John Shadegg
[ Activities Arizona Cards Create Documents Essential False Fraudulent Green Many Other Part Present Security Smugglers Social State Their Them These Through Trafficking Variety Visas]
In trials of fact, by oral testimony, the proper inquiry is not whether is it possible that the testimony may be false, but whether there is sufficient probability that it is true. Simon Greenleaf
[ Fact False Inquiry May Oral Possible Probability Proper Sufficient Testimony Trials True Whether]
Do not fall prey to the false belief that mastery and domination are synonymous with manliness. Kent Nerburn
[ Belief Domination Fall False Manliness Mastery Prey Synonymous]
In practice, socialism didn't work. But socialism could never have worked because it is based on false premises about human psychology and society, and gross ignorance of human economy. David Horowitz
[ Based Because Could Economy False Gross Human Ignorance Never Practice Premises Psychology Socialism Society Work Worked]
Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood. Tryon Edwards
[ Accuracy Elements Falsehood First Inaccuracy Kin Near Statement Truth]
My actions constituted pure hacking that resulted in relatively trivial expenses for the companies involved, despite the government's false claims. Kevin Mitnick
[ Actions Claims Companies Constituted Despite Expenses False Government Hacking Involved Pure Relatively Resulted Trivial]
If the feminist program goes to pieces on the arrival of the first baby, it's false and useless. Crystal Eastman
[ Arrival Baby False Feminist First Goes Pieces Program Useless]
It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off with falsehoods and nonsense, when their growing powers of observation and discrimination excite in them a desire to know about things. Anne Sullivan Parenting
[ Children Desire Discrimination Excite Falsehoods Great Growing Know Mistake Nonsense Observation Off Powers Put Their Them Things Think]
It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong. Thomas Jefferson
[ Always Believe Better False Ideas Nothing Ones Than Wrong]
All that we call ideal in Greek or any other art, because to us it is false and visionary, was, to the makers of it, true and existent. John Ruskin
[ Any Art Because Call Existent False Greek Ideal Makers Other True Us Visionary]
Mrs. White, in my opinion, made false statements. She misused what she claimed was the prophetic gift she had. Walter Martin
[ Claimed False Gift Had Made Misused Mrs Opinion Prophetic She Statements White]
Sentences are not as such either true or false. J. L. Austin
[ Either False Sentences Such True]
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. Frederick Douglass
[ Abhorrence Even False Hazard Incur Incurring Myself Others Own Prefer Rather Ridicule Than True]
I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false. Mary Harris Jones
[ Am Betray False Leaders Out Play Sell Unaware]
In 1970 I realized that there was negligible risk from x-rays but many radiographs had poor image quality so that the risk from a false negative was significant. John Cameron
[ False Had Image Many Negative Negligible Poor Quality Realized Risk Significant X-Rays]
It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false. Pierre Bayle
[ Century Down Entirely False Generation Illusion May Opinion Passes Pure Think]
But sometimes in the midst of worry, anxiety and hard work, it has been pretty hard to bear all these false reports going about the country - to see my friends alienated and being made to believe things that were absolutely false. John Harvey Kellogg
[ Absolutely Alienated Anxiety Bear Been Being Believe Country False Friends Going Hard Made Midst Pretty Reports See Sometimes These Things Were Work Worry]
Instead of generating either unnecessary alarm or a false sense of security regarding these fundamental issues, the best course is to empower people with the truth. Dick Thornburgh
[ Alarm Best Course Either Empower False Fundamental Generating Instead Issues Regarding Security Sense These Truth Unnecessary]
It is natural for the mind to believe and for the will to love; so that, for want of true objects, they must attach themselves to false. Blaise Pascal
[ Attach Believe False Love Mind Must Natural Objects Themselves True Want Will]
Woody is so musical in his filmmaking. I've never worked with anyone I've trusted so completely. He won't let you hit a false note. Dianne Wiest
[ Anyone Completely False Filmmaking His Hit Musical Never Note Trusted Won Woody Worked]
It has generally been assumed that of two opposing systems of philosophy, e.g., realism and idealism, one only can be true and one must be false; and so philosophers have been hopelessly divided on the question, which is the true one. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Assumed Been Divided False Generally Hopelessly Idealism Must Only Opposing Philosophers Philosophy Question Realism Systems True Two Which]
If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two weeks' vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days. Dorothy Canfield Fisher
[ Aimless Amount Busy Days False Get Give Just Life Once Only Our Out Procession Question Reflection Same Standards Startled Two Vacation Want Weeks Would]
Whatever I do seems artificial and false, to me. Jasper Johns
[ Artificial False Seems Whatever]
In fact, because of this deep desire for peace, the ruling class leaders of this land, from 1945 on, stepped up the hysteria and propaganda to drive into American minds the false notion that danger threatened them from the East. Paul Robeson
[ American Because Class Danger Deep Desire Drive East Fact False Hysteria Into Land Leaders Minds Notion Peace Propaganda Ruling Stepped Them Threatened Up]
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Comes Even False Lowly Often Only Praise Strong True]
Well, honestly, both my husband and I tend to ignore the tabloids. We see them every once in awhile or it comes to our attention that we are in a tabloid for one reason or another. But it's always false. Connie Chung
[ Always Another Attention Awhile Both Comes Every False Honestly Husband Ignore Once Our Reason See Tabloid Tabloids Tend Them Well]
False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons. Joseph Franklin Rutherford
[ Acquired Almost Always Consisting Cost False Houses Lands Means Money Oppression Other Others Persons Riches Selfish Selfishly Thereafter Used]
We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavouring to stifle is a false opinion; and even if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still. John Stuart Mill
[ Even Evil False Never Opinion Stifle Stifling Still Sure Were Would]
If you think you've hit a false note, sing loud. When in doubt, sing loud. Robert Merrill
[ Doubt False Hit Loud Note Sing Think]
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Appearance Directly Discovery Effectively Error False Into Mislead More Opinion Powers Preconceived Prejudice Present Prevented Reasoning Things Truth Weakness Which]
The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth. Niels Bohr
[ Another Fact Falsehood May Opposite Profound Truth Very Well]
The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights. Potter Stewart
[ Between Dichotomy Does False Liberties Personal Property Rights]
But you don't decide what to do with the info. Thought runs you. Thought, however, gives false info that you are running it, that you are the one who controls thought. Whereas actually thought is the one which controls each one of us. David Bohm
[ Actually Controls Decide Each False Gives However Running Runs Thought Us Whereas Which]
It is to be remedied that the false traitors will suffer no man to come into the king's presence for no cause without bribes where none ought to be had. Any man might have his coming to him to ask him grace or judgment in such case as the king may give. Jack Cade
[ Any Ask Bribes Case Cause Come Coming False Give Grace Had Him His Into Judgment King Man May Might None Ought Presence Remedied Such Suffer Traitors Where Will Without]
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water. Miguel de Cervantes
[ Above Always Broken Cannot Does Falsehood Gets May Oil Stretched Truth Water]
Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods. Samuel P. Huntington
[ Falsehoods Insidious More Often Partial Than Total Truths]
In painting you must give the idea of the true by means of the false. Edgar Degas
[ False Give Idea Means Must Painting True]
I have also been attacked by my opponents as someone seeking to purge university faculties of leftist professors. This is false. The first provision of the Academic Bill of Rights is that no professor should be hired or fired because of his or her political views. I have never myself called for the firing of any professor for his or her political views, nor would I. David Horowitz
[ Academic Also Any Attacked Because Been Bill Called Faculties False Fired Firing First Her Hired His Leftist Myself Never Nor Opponents Political Professor Professors Provision Purge Rights Seeking Should Someone University ]
We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves. Blaise Pascal
[ Both Conceal Contradiction Disguise Duplicity Falsehood Only Ourselves]
The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. Salvador Dali
[ Always Between Brilliant Difference False Jewels Look Memories Most Ones Real Same True]
Canadians want to see real hope restored, not false hopes raised. Kim Campbell
[ Canadians False Hope Hopes Raised Real Restored See Want]
Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world. Sai Baba
[ Around False Full Ideals Illusion Influenced Live Misled Part Paths Playground See Values Which World]
We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint? Jessamyn West
[ False Honest Love More Offensive Rogue Saint Than]
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge. Igor Stravinsky
[ Assumptions Chiefly Composer Exposure False Knowledge Learned Life Mistakes Pursuits Through Throughout Wisdom]
If the machinery for distribution in the present economic system of the world is incapable of properly distributing the productive wealth of nations, then that system is false and must be altered. Gregor Strasser
[ Altered Distributing Distribution Economic False Incapable Machinery Must Nations Present Productive Properly System Then Wealth World]
Now here is a departure from the first principle of true ethics. Here we find ideas of moral wrong and moral right associated with something else than beneficial action. The consequent is, we lose sight of the real basis of morals, and substitute a false one. Francis Wright
[ Action Associated Basis Beneficial Consequent Departure Else Ethics False Find First Here Ideas Lose Moral Morals Now Principle Real Right Sight Something Substitute Than True Wrong]
"Sex" is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other. Marquis de Sade
[ Allow Appetite Drinking Eating False Important Little Modesty Other Ought Restraint Satisfied Sex]
The longest sword, the strongest lungs, the most voices, are false measures of truth. Benjamin Whichcote
[ False Longest Lungs Measures Most Strongest Sword Truth Voices]
The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets. It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed and driven into the desert. Noam Chomsky
[ Bible Call Desert Driven False Honored Into Jailed Ones Prophets Were]
Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion. James F. Cooper
[ Been Break Consequence Direction False Given Government Having Opinion Probably Public Shall States United Up Whenever Will]
California is a queer place in a way, it has turned its back on the world, and looks into the void Pacific. It is absolutely selfish, very empty, but not false, and at least, not full of false effort. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Absolutely Back California Effort Empty False Full Into Least Looks Pacific Place Queer Selfish Turned Very Void Way World]
No nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling, even if it be only the faintest shadow - and if it does not do so it is bad art and false morals. Kenneth Clark
[ Abstract Arouse Art Bad Does Even Fail Faintest False Feeling However Morals Nude Only Shadow Should Some Spectator]
There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false. A thing is not necessarily either true or false; it can be both true and false. Harold Pinter
[ Between Both Distinctions Either False Hard Necessarily Nor Real Thing True Unreal]
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Falsehood Far Formed Man Mind More Susceptible Than Truth]
The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty. William Cobbett
[ Budget Buoy Empty Falsehoods Last Long Many Off Played Press Quite Seems Spirits Their Trade Tricks Up Uttered Very Whose]
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy. George Santayana
[ Facile False Hunger Philosophy Root Wisdom]
True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself. False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people feel one ought to be or assume that one is. R. D. Laing
[ Assume Being False Feel Felt Guilt Obligation Oneself Other Ought Owes True]
It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to be a master in the truth, because a false philosophy can be made as simple and consistent as one pleases. George Santayana
[ Because Consistent Easier Fact False Made Master Philosophy Pleases Possible Simple Than Truth]
The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Beliefs Character Confined Consequent Credulity Credulous Done False Fostering Harm Man Others Support Which]
Well, we know that eighteen years after that solemn declaration it was disregarded, and the Irish Parliament, which lasted for five hundred years, was destroyed by the Act of Union. Gentlemen, the Act of Union was carried by force and fraud, by treachery and falsehood. John Edward Redmond
[ Act After Carried Declaration Destroyed Disregarded Eighteen Falsehood Five Force Fraud Gentlemen Hundred Irish Know Lasted Parliament Solemn Treachery Union Well Which Years]
Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so far as lies with them, allow false convictions to creep in. Origen
[ Allow Always Battle Christ Convictions Creep False Far Lies Must Never Now Prepared Soldiers Them True Truth]
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade. Christian Nestell Bovee
[ Close Cross False Friends Instant Into Keeping Leaving Our Shade Shadow Sunshine Us Walk While]
When a philosopher says something that is true then it is trivial. When he says something that is not trivial then it is false. Carl Friedrich Gauss
[ False Philosopher Says Something Then Trivial True]
We know that if gold, if fraud, if force can defeat us, they will all be used. And we have resolved that they shall not defeat us. We shall arm. We shall meet fraud and falsehood with defiance, and force with force, if need be. Denis Kearney
[ Arm Defeat Defiance Falsehood Force Fraud Gold Know Meet Need Resolved Shall Us Used Will]
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness. Leonardo da Vinci
[ Bears Beyond Darkness Doubt Falsehood Light Relation Same Truth]
Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn't it? Anthony Hope
[ Falsehood Generally Misunderstand Promoting Telling Truth]
It's all false pressure; you put the heat on yourself, you get it from the networks and record companies and movie studios. You put more pressure on yourself to make everything that much harder. John Belushi
[ Companies Everything False Get Harder Heat Make More Movie Much Networks Pressure Put Record Studios Yourself]
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. John F. Kennedy
[ Afraid Alien American Competitive Entrust Facts Falsehood Foreign Ideas Judge Market Nation Open Philosophies Truth Unpleasant Values]
A true servant of God will never teach a false doctrine. He will never deny new revelation. He never will tell you that the canon of scripture is full, or that the New Testament is the last revelation ever intended to be given to man. Orson Pratt
[ Canon Deny Doctrine Ever False Full Given God Intended Last Man Never New Revelation Scripture Servant Teach Tell Testament True Will]
All generalizations are false, including this one. Alexander Chase
[ False Generalizations Including]
It is false to suggest that medical breakthroughs come only through government research. Roger Wicker
[ Breakthroughs Come False Government Medical Only Research Suggest Through]
The personal appearances and red carpet events are very glitzy, but it's a bit false. Enya
[ Appearances Bit Carpet Events False Personal Red Very]
We haven't been happy with the way the war has been handled. The president has changed his reasons for being over there every time a reason is proven false or an objective reached. Cindy Sheehan
[ Been Being Changed Every False Handled Happy Haven His Objective Over President Proven Reached Reason Reasons Time War Way]
From then on in, me and Sonny started makin' records. My first records, Sonny was backin' me up. Sonny wasn't singin' natural at the time; he was singin' falsetto. Brownie McGhee
[ Falsetto First Makin Natural Records Singin Sonny Started Then Time Up]
I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt. Jessamyn West
[ Done Falseness Harm Honesty Hurt More Please Than Trying]
Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in contempt of reality. Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself, so the weary travelers may find repose. Czeslaw Milosz
[ Contempt Even Falsehood Find Follow Grain Grow Itself Lie Logical May More Reality Repose Small Than Those Travelers Tree Truth Weary Your]
Ring out the false, ring in the true. Alfred Lord Tennyson
[ False Out Ring True]
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always. Walter Savage Landor
[ Always Argument Falsehood Finally Politics Prevails Truth]