And this is the order of truth
, lesser though it be, that man must know and guide his actions by with unswerving certitude that it is absolute truth
and that in the universe no other order of truth
Certainly, it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth
It was his notion that the moment one of the people took one of the truths
to himself, called it his truth
, and tried to live his life by it, he became a grotesque and the truth
he embraced became a falsehood.
of thought is therefore vitiated as much by too violent direction given by our will, as by too great negligence.
That is to say, we will construct, as far as possible, a purely behaviouristic account of truth
Piers described to the pilgrims all the long way that they must go in order to find Truth
So let's thank the Truth
Pond for being so nice, and start on our journey to the Emerald City.
said Sancho, lifting up his voice; "and is it possible that your worship is so thick of skull and so short of brains that you cannot see that what I say is the simple truth
, and that malice has more to do with your imprisonment and misfortune than enchantment?
As little foundation is there for the report that I am a teacher, and take money; this accusation has no more truth
in it than the other.
If there is a God and future life, there is truth
and good, and man's highest happiness consists in striving to attain them.
A prince, therefore, ought always to take counsel, but only when he wishes and not when others wish; he ought rather to discourage every one from offering advice unless he asks it; but, however, he ought to be a constant inquirer, and afterwards a patient listener concerning the things of which he inquired; also, on learning that nay one, on any consideration, has not told him the truth
, he should let his anger be felt.
For I have already reaped from it such fruits that, although I have been accustomed to think lowly enough of myself, and although when I look with the eye of a philosopher at the varied courses and pursuits of mankind at large, I find scarcely one which does not appear in vain and useless, I nevertheless derive the highest satisfaction from the progress I conceive myself to have already made in the search after truth
, and cannot help entertaining such expectations of the future as to believe that if, among the occupations of men as men, there is any one really excellent and important, it is that which I have chosen.