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A city is a state - of mind, of taste, of opportunity. A city is a marketplace - where ideas are traded, opinions clash and eternal conflict may produce eternal truths.
Modern science is predicated on 'truths' verified through accurate observation and measurements of physical world phenomena.
All views can't be true because all views are opposite; this is the logical aspect. For example, Islam says we are good in nature; Christianity says we are born in sin. Islam says God is a man; Christianity says He is more than a man, He is God. All truths can't be the same.
The best servants of the people, like the best valets, must whisper unpleasant truths in the master's ear. It is the court fool, not the foolish courtier, whom the king can least afford to lose.
When you have a conflict, that means that there are truths that have to be addressed on each side of the conflict. And when you have a conflict, then it's an educational process to try to resolve the conflict. And to resolve that, you have to get people on both sides of the conflict involved so that they can dialogue.
What I found particularly fascinating and satisfying about the Hindu tradition was its spirit of inclusiveness. In Sanatan Dharma, or what is commonly called Hinduism, I discovered the basic truths of all religions in a way that the oneness of God and religion is comprehensively understood.
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
We are each made for goodness, love and compassion. Our lives are transformed as much as the world is when we live with these truths.
Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
Storytelling is ultimately a creative act of pattern recognition. Through characters, plot and setting, a writer creates places where previously invisible truths become visible. Or the storyteller posits a series of dots that the reader can connect.
All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more strongly the truths come from on high, and contained in the sacred writings.
What then in the last resort are the truths of mankind? They are the irrefutable errors of mankind.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.
All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
T. S. Eliot
It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.
It is a very lonely life that a man leads, who becomes aware of truths before their times.
Change is vital to any actor. If you keep playing lead after lead, you're really gonna dry up. Because all those vehicles wean you away from the truths of human behaviour.
Listen closely as those around you speak; great truths are revealed in jest.
She saw too that man has the power of exceeding himself, of becoming himself more entirely and profoundly than he is, truths which have only recently begun to be seen in Europe and seem even now too great for its common intelligence.
From the first place of liquid darkness, within the second place of air and light, I set down the following record with its mixture of fact and truths and memories of truths and its direction toward the Third Place, where the starting point is myth.
Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; 'Tis virtue makes the bliss, where'er we dwell.
Whether in cave paintings or the latest uses of the Internet, human beings have always told their histories and truths through parable and fable. We are inveterate storytellers.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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