Quotes in Truth
There are no whole truths; all truths are half- truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil.
Listening to both sides of a story will convince you that there is more to a story than both sides.
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
To truth only a brief celebration of victory is allowed between the two long periods during which it is condemned as paradoxical, or disparaged as trivial.
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.