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Truth arises more readily from error than from confusion.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

You never find yourself until you face the truth.

Author: Pearl Bailey (1918-1990)

Profession: American Vocalist, Movie and Stage Actress

A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

Author: James Baldwin (1924-1987)

Profession: American Author

We take our shape, it is true, within and against that cage of reality bequeathed us at our birth; and yet is precisely through our dependence on this reality that we are most endlessly betrayed.

Author: James Baldwin (1924-1987)

Profession: American Author

It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.

Author: Arthur James Balfour (1848-1930)

Profession: British Conservative Politician, Prime Minister

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.

Author: Hosea Ballou (1771-1852)

Profession: American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism''

There's a little truth in all jive, and a little jive in all truth.

Author: Leonard Barnes


With the truth, you need to get rid of it as soon as possible and pass it on to someone else. As with illness, this is the only way to be cured of it. The person who keeps truth in his hands has lost.

Author: Jean Baudrillard

Profession: French Postmodern Philosopher, Writer

Nothing is poorer than a truth expressed as it was thought. Committed to writing in such cases, it is not even a bad photograph. Truth wants to be startled abruptly, at one stroke, from her self-immersion, whether by uproar, music or cries for help.

Author: Walter Benjamin (1982-1940)

Profession: German Critic, Philosopher

Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second.

Author: Bernard Berenson (1865-1959)

Profession: Lithuanian-born American Artist

There is an element of truth in every idea that lasts long enough to be called corny.

Author: Irving Berlin (1888-1989)

Profession: Russian Composer

The first wrote, wine is the strongest. The second wrote, the king is strongest. The third wrote, women are strongest: but above all things truth beareth away the victory. [Esdras 3:10]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Seek and you will find.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

The truth shall set you free.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian