“For in the long run, either through a lie, or through truth, people were bound to give themselves away …” ― Agatha Christie, After the
I never could tell a lie that anyone would doubt, nor a truth that anybody would believe. Mark Twain Sometimes we don’t want to know
“We judge and punish based on facts, but facts are not truth. Facts are like a buried skeleton uncovered long after death. Truth is fluid.
People believe what they want to believe.
If you ask God to reveal the truth to you, He will (be ready).
“The truth finds its way into the light, no matter what you’ve done to contain it.” Wendy Webb, The Vanishing
Have you ever wondered why people get so upset about what others say? Why are people viciously attacked for expressing opinions others disagree with? Why
“Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.” Tana French, In the Woods
“As in most cases when the truth becomes clear you wonder how you could ever have seen things differently.” Ruth Rendell, Not in the Flesh
What soberness conceals, drunkenness reveals. (Dictionary of English Proverbs/Thomas Preston)
“When a poor man gives something, that is a sacrifice indeed. When a rich man gives something, it hardly rises to the same level.” David
Of all the books and articles about love and relationships, the best description of what love is and what love is not still comes from
“It’s amazing how lies grow. You start with a small one that seems easy to cover, then you get boxed in and tell another one.
“Wasn’t the willingness to believe despite uncertainty the very essence of faith?” Elizabeth Camden
“But there was nothing white about a white lie. They were black as soot and empty as an unused grave.” Heather Burch, In the Light
“many who claimed to want the truth actually wanted anything but.” Barbara Davis, When Never Comes
“The receptivity of the masses is very limited, their intelligence is small, but their power of forgetting is enormous. In consequence of these facts, all
“Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day: – I shall not fear anyone on Earth. –
“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
“Point is, people lie a lot. Sometimes out of habit. Not many people are good at telling the truth.” Jonathan Maberry, Rot & Ruin