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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on change and truth

Change lays not her hand upon truth.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Dedication.

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on belief, ideas, perfection, science, and truth

In modern times the belief that the ultimate explanation of all things was to be found in Newtonian mechanics was an adumbration of the truth that all science, as it grows towards perfection, becomes mathematical in its ideas.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

Source: N. Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC:Rome Press Inc., 1988.

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on inventions, motherhood, necessity, proverbs, and truth

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

Source: W.H. Auden and L. Kronenberger The Viking Book of Aphorisms, New York: Viking Press, 1966.

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on adventure, art, beauty, civilization, peace, society, and truth

A general definition of civilization: a civilized society is exhibiting the fine qualities of truth, beauty, adventure, art, peace.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on life and truth

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Apart from blunt truth, our lives sink decadently amid the perfume of hints and suggestions.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

Source: W.H. Auden and L. Kronenberger The Viking Book of Aphorisms, New York: Viking Press, 1966.

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A Quote by Alfred Nobel on hope, nature, and truth

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.

Alfred Nobel

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A Quote by Alfred Adler on aggression, lies, murder, truth, and weapons

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.

Alfred Adler (1870 - 1937)

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A Quote by Alfred Adler on danger, lies, parenthood, and truth

If ever we hear a case of lying, we must look for a severe parents. A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.

Alfred Adler (1870 - 1937)

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A Quote by Alfred Adler on danger, lies, and truth

A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.

Alfred Adler (1870 - 1937)

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A Quote by Alexander Solzhenitsyn on difficulty and truth

We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918 -)

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