I cringe at backstory. Because it never quite explains or gets into some psychological thing that is never quite right and never quite the truth and who knows why someone is some way.
- Steve Martin
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If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
- Hunter S. Thompson
The truth is that I'm constitutionally incapable of doing an ordinary job.
- Dylan Moran
Man has gone long enough, or even too long, without being man enough to face the simple truth that the trouble with man is man.
- James Thurber
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered the point is to discover them.
- Galileo Galilei
I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.
- Audre Lorde
Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
- Winston Churchill
The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.
- Dorothy L. Sayers