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Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.
Materialism
Henri Frederic Amiel

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Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore.
Hope
Matthew Arnold

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A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
Love
W. H. Auden

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A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
Truth
St. Augustine

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Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.
Exaggeration
Hosea Ballou

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Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
Truth
Hosea Ballou

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Probably nothing in the world arouses more false hopes Than the first four hours of a diet.
Diets and Dieting
Samuel Beckett

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You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another. [Leviticus 19:11]
Honesty
Bible

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Eclecticism. Every truth is so true that any truth must be false.
Truth
Francis H. Bradley

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The true is inimitable, the false untransformable.
Originality
Robert Bresson

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The dust of controversy is merely the falsehood flying off.
Controversy
Thomas Carlyle

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Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
Truth
Miguel De Cervantes

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So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge.
Lies and Lying
Marcus T. Cicero

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Fanaticism soberly defined, is the false fire of an over heated mind.
Fanatics and Fanaticism
William Cowper

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Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.
Lies and Lying
Aleister Crowley

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Better suffer for the truth than proper in a falsehood.
Truth
Danish Proverb

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Plots, true or false, are necessary things, to raise up commonwealths, and ruin kings.
Revolutions and Revolutionaries
John Dryden

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Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.
Accuracy
Tryon Edwards

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The distinctions separating the social classes are false; in the last analysis they rest on force.
Class
Albert Einstein

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Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
Deception
Desiderius Erasmus

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The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress.
Progress
Sidney J. Harris

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It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
Health
Horace

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Sooner or later, false thinking brings wrong conduct.
Thoughts and Thinking
Julian S. Huxley

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I'll give anything for a good copy now, be it true or false, so it be news.
Newspapers
Ben Johnson

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Round numbers are always false.
Statistics
Samuel Johnson

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun