Truism Quotes


If you don't know where you are going,
you'll end up someplace else.

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.

Absurd    Lying    Paradox    Truism

In life, more than in anything else, it isn’t easy to end up alive.

Accidents    Death    Dying    Funny    Humor    Humour    Life    Truism

I try not to borrow, first you borrow then you beg.

If you want to keep a friend, never test him.

Verily, knowledge is a lock and its key is the question.

Islam    Knowledge    Religion    Spiritual    Truism    Truth

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes.
Which roughly translates as
Who will Guard the Guardians, or
Who watches the watchers.

Fey...a Scotch word...It means the kind of exalted happiness that comes before disaster. You know--it's too good to be true.

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so, and will follow it by suppressing opposition, subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young, and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.

Life without knowledge is death in disguise...

He hesitated till the last moment, but finally dropped them in the box, saying, "I shall win!"--the cry of a gambler, the cry of the great general, the compulsive cry that has ruined more men than it has ever saved.

Such is frequently the fate, and such the stern development, of the feminine character and person, when the woman has encountered, and lived through, an experience of peculiar severity. If she be all tenderness, she will die. If she survive, the tenderness will either be crushed out of her, or--and the outward semblance is the same--crushed so deeply into her heart that it can never show itself more.

Funny,’ Will said, as they picked their way through. ‘Things are absolutely awful and yet people look much happier than usual. Look at them all. Bubbling.’
‘They are English,’ Merriman said.
‘Quite right,’ said Will’s father. ‘Splendid in adversity, tedious when safe. Never content, in fact. We’re an odd lot….

An Idea is nothing but Information, It won't do us any harm until we accept it as perception of truth in our mind, which in time will potentially evolve and construct major events in history.

If teams keep playing us this way, it's going to be like this

There is the natural liar...Always says the thing that sounds best.

Your not reliable. You wouldn't be at all a comfortable sort of person to live with.

Hell is the denial of the ordinary...

The things said most confidently by advanced persons to crowded audiences are generally those opposite to the fact; it is actually our truisms that are untrue.

When Arthur Schlesinger Sr. pioneered the 'presidential greatness poll' in 1948, the top five were Lincoln, Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jefferson. Only Wilson appears to be seriously fading, probably because his support for the World War I-era Sedition Act now seems outrageous; in this analogy, Woodrow is like the Doors and the Sedition Act is Oliver Stone.

Eating the Dinosaur

Chuck Klosterman

Eating the Dinosaur

Finally, we entered Chetaube County, my imaginary birthplace, where the names of the little winding roads and minuscule mountain communities never failed to inspire me: Yardscrabble, Big Log, Upper, Middle and Lower Pigsty, Chicken Scratch, Cooterville, Felchville, Dust Rag, Dough Bag, Uranus Ridge, Big Bottom, Hooter Holler, Quickskillet, Buck Wallow, Possum Strut ... We always say a picture speaks a thousand words, but isn’t the opposite equally true?

Adage    Appalachia    Backwoods    Beat    Birthplace    Comedy    Country    Deep south    Funny    Heritage    Humor    Imaginal    Imaginary    Imagination    Inheritance    Picture    Received wisdom    Redneck    Redneck humor    Road    Road novel    Roots    Rural    Saying    South    Southern    Truism    White trash    Words

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