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Tell the truth and then run.


The TRUTH: It may not lead you to where you thought you were going, but it will always lead you somewhere better. When ignored, it will eventually show itself. The closeness of your relationships is directly proportional to the degree to which you have revealed the truth about yourself. It can be painful.

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If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through it will blow up everything in its way.

Émile Zola (1840-1902) French novelist, the most important example of the

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

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.


If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so you apologize for truth.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British politician and author.

Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British politician and author.

From error to error, one discovers the entire truth.

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Austrian fhysician. Founder of Psychoanalysis.

For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead...

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.