quotes tagged with 'truth'

Id rather be mad with the truth than sane with lies

Author: n/a, Source: Looking Glass WarsSaved by l1nds4y in truth insanity lies 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

It is one of lifes bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in truth life lemonysnicket bedtime 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

The government of the United States is acknowledged by the wise and good of other nations, to be the most free, impartial, and righteous government of the world; but all agree, that for such a government to be sustained many years, the principles of truth and righteousness, taught in the Holy Scriptures, must be practiced.

Author: Emma Willard, Source: 1843Saved by ImaWriterIII in freedom america truth education righteousness goverment emmawillard 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If it is not right, do not do it. If it is not true, do not say it.

Author: Marcus Aurelius, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in truth integrity right honest marcusaurelius 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It becomes Christians to pray for peace and quiet, but not to abandon steadfast faith and truth, even at the peril of death.

Author: Ambrose of Milan, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in truth faith peace peril prayer death ambroseofmilan 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.

Author: Chinese proverb, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in truth integrity wisdom proverb 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.

Author: Dresden James, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in truth lies lunatic dresdenjames preposterous 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

We have to offer up scary scenarios, make simplified dramatic statements, and make little mention of any doubts we may have. Each of us has to decide what the right balance is between being effective and being honest.

Author: Stephen Schneider, Source: environmental activist, in Discover, Oct. '89Saved by ImaWriterIII in truth doubt balance effective honest scary dishonest distort stephenschneider 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Courage is the sin quo non of leadership: it is that quality of character that will encounter danger with firmness. Courage will stand on principle in the face of opposition and unpopularity. It will confront moral evil with the truth, and will face physical danger with valor. While others may falter through fear, a courageous leader will remain calm in crisis and vigilant in action.

Author: David J. Vaughan, Source: "Give Me Liberty," page 149Saved by ImaWriterIII in truth danger danger principle evil character opposition fear leadership courage valor vigilant davidjvaughan 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

if God can do anything at all, even that which is mutually exclusive, then He can also contradict His character, which would by implication render the problem of evil moot, needing no defense. The very reason we raise the question is because we seek coherence. In a world where love is the supreme ethic, freedom must be built in. A love that is programmed or compelled is not love; it is merely a conditioned response or self-serving.

Author: Ravi Zacharias, Source: Jesus Among Other Gods, page 117-118Saved by ImaWriterIII in freedom truth love ravizacharias contradict contradiction coherence searching 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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