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When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.

Jess C. Scott

The truth." Dumbledore sighed. "It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.

J.K Rowling , Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

Oscar Wilde , The Importance of Being Earnest

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A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.

Mark Twain

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Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.

Mark Twain

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Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.

جورج أورويل , 1984

I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.

Suzzane Collins , The Hunger Games

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When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Huxley Aldous

Here's all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid.

George Carlin , When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

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A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Oscar Wilde

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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

Oscar Wilde

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The unexamined life is not worth living.


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Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.

Mark Twain , Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World

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The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.

Flannery O'Connor

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.

Steve Maraboli

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Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.

Stephanie Klein , Straight Up and Dirty

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Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.

Pablo Picasso

The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.

Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.

Ernest Hemingway

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Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.

Henry David Thoreau , Walden

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can't be any large-scale revolution until there's a personal revolution, on an individual level. It's got to happen inside first.

Jim Morrison

The more I see, the less I know for sure.

John Lennon

It's enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.

Gabriel García Márquez , Cien años de soledad

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There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield)

So you're always honest," I said.
"Aren't you?"
"No," I told him. "I'm not."
"Well, that's good to know, I guess."
"I'm not saying I'm a liar," I told him. He raised his eyebrows. "That's not how I meant it, anyways."
"How'd you mean it, then?"
"I just...I don't always say what I feel."
"Why not?"
"Because the truth sometimes hurts," I said.
"Yeah," he said. "So do lies, though.

Sarah Dessen Just Listen , Just Listen

The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them

Thomas Merton , No man is an island – A selection from the prose

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.

Virginia Wolfe

The past has no power over the present moment.

Eckhart Tolle

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No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.

François de La Rochefoucauld

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Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.

Robert Orben

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I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.

C.S. Lewis

Thinking something does not make it true. Wanting something does not make it real.

Michelle Hodkin

Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.

Edward Abbey

To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.

Elisabeth Gilbert , Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was. If you can get so that you can give that to people, then you are a writer.

Ernest Hemingway.

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The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.

David Foster Wallace

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.

Marcus Aurelius , نبي بلا أتباع

Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.

George R.R. Martin , A Game of Thrones

Usually we walk around constantly believing ourselves. "I'm okay" we say. "I'm alright". But sometimes the truth arrives on you and you can't get it off. That's when you realize that sometimes it isn't even an answer--it's a question. Even now, I wonder how much of my life is convinced.

Markus Zusak , The Book Thief

Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand

Hayley Williams

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It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

George Washington

It is difficult, when faced with a situation you cannot control, to admit you can do nothing.

Lemony Snicket , Horseradish

I'm about to make a wild, extreme and severe relationship rule: the word busy is a load of crap and is most often used by assholes. The word "busy" is the relationship Weapon of Mass Destruction. It seems like a good excuse, but in fact in every silo you uncover, all you're going to find is a man who didn't care enough to call. Remember men are never to busy to get what they want.

Greg Behrendt and Amiira Rouotola

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When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Kahlil Gibran The Prophet by

There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.

Lemony Snicket , Horseradish

People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it's served up.

George R.R. Martin , A Clash of Kings

The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.

Nadine Gordimer