Quotes of the Day for 2 April 2002 – Truth
Today's theme is truth. I'd like to think I send you bits of truth every day, with luck these are truths about truth.
The truth is a snare: you cannot have it without being caught. You cannot have the truth in such a way that you catch it, but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard
Men in earnest have no time to waste in patching fig leaves for the naked truth.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie - deliberate, contrived and dishonest - but the myth - persistant, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in a library?
- Lily Tomlin
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