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Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.

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

Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.

Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) American politician.

I never could tell a lie that anybody would doubt, nor a truth that anybody would believe.

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

No real gentleman will tell the naked truth in the presence of ladies.

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

The open-minded see the truth in different things: the narrow-minded see only the differences.

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What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislike.

Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947) English mathematician.

Truth is a fruit which should not be plucked until it is ripe.

Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer and historian.

If one tells the truth, one is sure, sooner or later, to be found out.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very flesh.

Paul Válery (1871-1945) French poet, essayist, and philosopher.

I tell the truth, not as much as I would like to, but as much as I dare. I dare more and more as I grow older.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.