Top Telling The Truth And Not Being Believed Quotes

Browse top 15 famous quotes and sayings about Telling The Truth And Not Being Believed by most favorite authors.

Favorite Telling The Truth And Not Being Believed Quotes

1. "For the artist, the goal of the painting or musical composition is not to convey literal truth, but an aspect of a universal truth that if successful, will continue to move and to touch people even as contexts, societies and cultures change. For the scientist, the goal of a theory is to convey "truth for now"--to replace an old truth, while accepting that someday this theory, too, will ve replaced by a new "truth," because that is the way science advances."
Author: Daniel J. Levitin
2. "She couldn't avoid being serious about things she cared for, and happiness made her grave at the thought of all the things which might destroy it."
Author: Graham Greene
3. "My art and poetry is very political now. Because you've got to find that truth within you and express yourself. Somewhere out there, I know, there will be people who will listen."
Author: Jack Bowman
4. "A loss never bothers me after I take it. I forget it overnight. But being wrong - not taking the loss - that is what does damage to the pocketbook and to the soul."
Author: Jesse Livermore
5. "Gogol remembers having to do the same thing when he was younger, when his grandparents died...He remembers, back then, being bored by it, annoyed at having to observe a ritual no one else he knew followed, in honor of people he had seen only a few times in his life...Now, sitting together at the kitchen table at six-thirty every evening, his father's chair empty, this meatless meal is the only thing that seems to make sense."
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
6. "She was sad and lost and alone in the dark," Cecil said. "She needed somebody to hold her.""And you think she's going to get tired of that?""You did," Cecil said. "You shut me right out.""It was your decision, not mine," Dave said. "You are the dearest thing in life to me. You're bright and funny and gentle and decent and full of life. And I will never get tired of you, and neither will Chrissie. It's not up to her anyway. You're the adult. Tell her the truth -- that it was an act of kindness that got out of hand.""I can't hurt her like that," Cecil said. "It will hurt more the longer you let it go on."
Author: Joseph Hansen
7. "(On having being just proposed to)'Have you been thinking of this for long?' she managed jerkily, praying for the shock to recede so that she could behave a little more normally.'Let's say it crept up on me,' he suggested lightly.That didn't sound very romantic. Muggers crept up on you; so did old age."
Author: Lynne Graham
8. "Which of us can resist the temptation of being thought indispensable?"
Author: Margaret Atwood
9. "If a man is unmarried, he is called a bachelor. If a woman is unmarried, she is called a spinster or an old maid. What is it about an unmarried woman that poses such a threat to the patriarchal order? Mainly, it is that women are no one's property when we're unmarried. We're under no one's control, and neither are our children. There is no telling what we might do or say."
Author: Marianne Williamson
10. "The tragedy of being both rational and animal seems to consist in having to choose between duty and desire rather than in making any particular choice"
Author: Mortimer J. Adler
11. "My mother was a writer and a thinker and just about the last person anyone would expect to commit murder. Not just murder, patricide.  Yet - strange thing - when she said she hadn't done it, nobody believed her."
Author: Orna Ross
12. "This is my doctrine: Give every other human being every right you claim for yourself. Keep your mind open to the influences of nature. Receive new thoughts with hospitality. Let us advance."
Author: Robert G. Ingersoll
13. "The over-all impression is one of a town that is waiting to die. It is not enough, these days, to say that Chamberlain will never be the same. It may be closer to the truth to say that Chamberlain will simply never again be."
Author: Stephen King
14. "The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward."
Author: Steve Maraboli
15. "……When the secret is discovered, when the Truth is seen, all the forces which feverishly produce the continuity of samsara in illusion become calm and incapable of producing any more karma-formations, because there is no more illusion, no more 'thirst' for continuity. It is like mental disease which is cured when he cause or the secret of the malady is discovered and seen by the patients."
Author: Walpola Rahula

Telling The Truth And Not Being Believed Quotes Pictures

Quotes About Telling The Truth And Not Being Believed
Quotes About Telling The Truth And Not Being Believed
Quotes About Telling The Truth And Not Being Believed

Today's Quote

It is not fatigue simply as such that produces the anger, but unexpected demands on a man already tired."
Author: C.S. Lewis

Famous Authors

Popular Topics