Truth Quotes

“If you give up what you want most for what you think you should want more, you’ll end up miserable.” ― Brandon Sanderson, The Hero of Ages
“Untuk sesuatu yang paling kuinginkan melebihi apa pun.” ― Andrea Hirata, Maryamah Karpov: Mimpi-mimpi Lintang
“You should never read just for “enjoyment.” Read to make yourself smarter! Less judgmental. More apt to understand your friends’ insane behavior, or better yet, your own. Pick “hard books.” Ones you have to concentrate on while reading. And for god’s sake, don’t let me ever hear you say, “I can’t read fiction. I only have time for the truth.” Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of “literature”? That means fiction, too, stupid.” ― John Waters, Role Models
“It goes with a courageous intent to greet the universe as it really is, not to foist our emotional predispositions on it but to courageously accept what our explorations tell us.” ― Carl Sagan, The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God
“Eyes blinded by the fog of things cannot see truth. Ears deafened by the din of things cannot hear truth. Brains bewildered by the whirl of things cannot think truth. Hearts deadened by the weight of things cannot feel truth. Throats choked by the dust of things cannot speak truth.” ― Harold Bell Wright, The Uncrowned King
“Those who don’t value their words, will never value your wishes.” ― Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words
“All idealisation makes life poorer. To beautify it is to take away its character of complexity — it is to destroy it.” ― Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent
“So obscure are the greatest events, as some take for granted any hearsay, whatever its source, others turn truth into falsehood, and both errors find encouragement with posterity.” ― Tacitus, The Annals of Imperial Rome
“I didn’t set out to discover a truth. I was actually sent to the Outer Fringes to conduct a chair census and learn some humility. But the truth inevitably found me, as important truths often do, like a lost thought in need of a mind.” ― Jasper Fforde, Shades of Grey
“He leaned back, appalled at himself. She was a ***damn dose of truth serum. Things were falling out of his mouth as though his ability to sensor had short-circuited.” ― Laura Spinella