Each as he ap- peared snatched up one of the truths
and some who were quite strong snatched up a dozen of them.
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.
They seem, however, to have lost their first aspect of universals under which individuals are contained, and to have been converted into forms of another kind, which are inconsistently regarded from the one side as images or ideals of justice, temperance, holiness and the like; from the other as hypotheses, or mathematical truths
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
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?
But the simple truth
is, O Athenians, that I have nothing to do with physical speculations.
You see a reign of goodness and truth
on earth, but I don't see it.