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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One unerring mark of the love of truth is not entertaining any proposition with greater assurance than the proofs it is built upon will warrant.
- John Locke
Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by others.
- Charles Caleb Colton
Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit.
- Martha Gellhorn
I guess rumors are more exciting than the truth.
- Venus Williams
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
The truth is an ambition which is beyond us.
- Peter Ustinov
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
- Arthur Conan Doyle