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Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
The people I go after are the false experts, those who do not accept the limits of their knowledge.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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
Mrs. White, in my opinion, made false statements. She misused what she claimed was the prophetic gift she had.
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.
All definitions of wilderness that exclude people seem to me to be false. African 'wilderness' areas are racist because indigenous people are being cleared out of them so white people can go on holiday there.
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
Pope John Paul II
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
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquillity.
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.
The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.
H. L. Mencken
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
Everyone has noticed how hard it is to turn our thoughts to God when everything is going well with us... While what we call 'our own life' remains agreeable, we will not surrender it to Him. What, then, can God do in our interests but make 'our own life' less agreeable to us, and take away the plausible sources of false happiness?
C. S. Lewis
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
If nothing else in life, I want to be true to the things I believe in, and quite simply, to what I'm all about. I know I'd better, because it seems whenever I take a false step or two I feel the consequences.
I don't have false teeth. Do you think I'd buy teeth like these?
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.
We are not called upon to enter into controversy with those who hold false theories. Controversy is unprofitable. Christ never entered into it. 'It is written' is the weapon used by the world's Redeemer. Let us keep close to the Word. Let us allow the Lord Jesus and His messengers to testify. We know that their testimony is true.
Ellen G. White
All my life I have been taught to take the high road and never to dignify salacious or false accusations and I have been taught never, never to lie.
A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.
Carl von Clausewitz
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
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.
Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore.
I think in the world of indie music there's this sort of false modesty.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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