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Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it and ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

See it like it is!

Author: Herb Cohen

Profession:

It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts, so that you may bring into plain view the precious thing at the center of the mass.

Author: Robert Collier

Profession: American Writer, Publisher

The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

Theories are private property, but truth is common stock.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

Everybody says it, and what everybody says must be true.

Author: James F. Cooper (1789-1851)

Profession: American Novelist

Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend.

Author: William Cowper (1731-1800)

Profession: British Poet

Our job is only to hold up the mirror -- to tell and show the public what has happened.

Author: Walter Cronkite (1916)

Profession: American Broadcast Journalist