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A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.
In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.
One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric of life.
The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is.
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye.
I don't believe that if I came out as bisexual the world will change. But it's really important for people to be truthful about who they are and fight for equality. We need to help the world usher itself into the next phase.
To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.
Edward R. Murrow
I found that the more truthful and vulnerable I was, the more empowering it was for me.
I'm okay if everything is honest and truthful and relatable. If it's fabricated and ill-motived, it's not good.
I will say, with memoir, you must be honest. You must be truthful.
I think it's really important that the people who are going to make decisions for other people have fair, truthful and compassionate regard for all people, not just some people.
Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.
E. W. Howe
People hear that and say I'm being modest, but I am not a modest person, but I have to be truthful about what I'm doing and what I'm doing is channeling.
I think it would be very boring dramatically to have a film where everybody was a lawyer or doctor and had no faults. To me, the most important thing is to be truthful.
You can either look at things in a brutal, truthful way that's depressing, or you can screw around and have fun.
My pet peeve and my goal in life is to somehow get an adjective for 'integrity' in the dictionary. 'Truthful' doesn't really cover it, or 'genuine.' It should be like 'integritus.'
To start telling people that you're beautiful, or just feel beautiful, just start acting like you are the most beautiful woman in the world. And it really improves everything! Because your sort of psyche responds to it - like this is truthful!
I mean, sometimes... a comedian becomes an actor, and they just don't deliver, because the bottom line of comedy is to be funny, and the bottom line of acting is to be truthful, and they get that mixed up sometimes, or don't even notice that that's the thing.
Be truthful, nature only sides with truth.
It seems to me a worthy goal: try to create a representation of consciousness that's durable and truthful, i.e., that accounts, somewhat, for all the strange, tiny, hard-to-articulate, instantaneous, unwilled things that actually go on in our minds in the course of a given day, or even a given moment.
I write to be truthful in my songs, which is why I wrote what's painfully truthful about my life in my autobiography.
I'll be truthful. The weekly paycheck is the most important thing to me.
You listen to Bob Dylan and you can't help but think of the 60s, it's very relational and if artists are true artists and not just mere musicians they need to be truthful because the music doesn't come from them it comes from the universe and it's to be shared. At best, we're skilled presenters, and I say that at best.
With my own memoirs, they are truthful, and I write everything fully expecting to some day end up televised on Court TV, and I'm fully prepared to be challenged legally on it.
Big comedy is good, I like things that are big, but good comedy has to be truthful I think and has to reflect some sort of reality.
I'm a huge fan of Jack Lemmon, he was someone who managed to tread that line between comedy and tragedy and sometimes give very big performances, but they were never over-demonstrative and they were never not based on a kind of real truthful human being.
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