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Truth    click here for more Truth quotes Our lives are based on what is reasonable and common sense; Truth is apt to be neither. ~Christmas Humphreys Truth lifts the heart, like water refreshes thirst. ~Rumi I can nourish myself on nothing but truth. ~St. Therese de Lisieux Sometimes, somewhere you take something to be the truth. But if you cling it too strong, then even when the truth comes in person and knocks on your door, you will not open it. ~Buddha Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge. ~Stephen Levine When we discover that the truth is already in us, we are all at once our original selves. ~Dogen Truth does not become error just because nobody believes it. ~Mahatma Gandhi In order to be effective truth must penetrate like an arrow-and that is likely to hurt. ~Wei Wu Wei It is still up to you to choose to join with truth or with illusion, But remember that to choose one is to let go of the other. ~A Course in Miracles seeker of truth follow no path all paths lead where truth is here. ~e. e. cummings The mountains, rivers, earth, grasses, trees, and forests are always emanating a subtle, precious light, day and night, always emanating subtle, precious sound, demonstrating and expounding to all people the unsurpassed ultimate truth. ~Yuan Sou I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity. ~Igor Stravinski It is not after we understand the truth that we attain enlightenment. To realize the truth is to live–to exist here and now. ~Shunryu Suzuki Wherever you are is the entry point. ~Kabir Whoever loves true life, will love true love. ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning The only thing more important than being good is being real. Authenticity is kinder than resignation without conviction. Truth leads to good faster than good leads to truth. Ultimately truth is good, but you have to live it from the inside out. ~Alan Cohen If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it? ~Dogen Look lovingly upon the present, for it holds the only things that are forever true. ~A Course in Miracles If you love truth, be a lover of silence. Silence, like the sunlight, will illuminate you in God and will deliver you from the phantoms of ignorance. Silence will unite you to God. ~Thomas Merton Truth is not a word, it is not a concept; it isn’t your truth and my truth, the Christian truth and the Muslim truth. Truth like love, has no nationality, but to love and to see truth there must be no hate, no jealousy, no division and no anger. ~Jiddu Krishnamurti It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. ~Antoine de St. Exupery Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free. ~John 8:32 The discovery of the truth is the discernment of the false. You can know what is not. What is–you can only be. Do you understand that the mind has its limits? To go beyond you must consent to silence. ~Nisargadatta Maharaj Heaven is in everything: follow the light, hide in the cloudiness and begin in what is. Do this and your understanding will be like not understanding and your wisdom will be like not being wise. By not being wise you will become wise later. ~Chuang Tzu Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth. ~Kahlil Gibran Truth has no path. Truth is living, and therefore, changing. ~Bruce Lee The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false, and the second, to know that which is true. ~Lactantius Truth is the only safe ground to stand on. ~Elizabeth Cady Stanton This above all–to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. ~Shakespeare, Hamlet All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns. ~Bruce Lee Grace is the power of Truth that vanquishes untruth. ~Sufi saying Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion. ~Edward Abbey Truth is the vital breath of Beauty; Beauty is the outward form of Truth. ~Grace Aguilar Truth is freedom. Truth requires no belief, no effort. It is what is. Of course words cannot express this. But truth is freedom. ~Tom Thompson If you surrender to the truth that no phenomenon can ever touch, you are free. ~Gangaji The most important thing in spiritual life is growth and evolution. We must have an attitude of appropriating and assimilating the light of truth wherever we find it. ~Haridas Chaudhuri The truth is now and here. So it is everywhere. If it is not first found now and here, it will be found nowhere else and at no other time. ~Atmananda Krishna Menon Start where you are right now. Stay in that place, then in each moment, you can feel what’s totally appropriate for you. You don’t let any concepts get in the way. Let go of the storyline. Truth doesn’t move from concepts or ideas. It’s a moment to moment to moment total honesty and integrity with yourself. Every day you feel what to do. ~Adyashanti Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness. ~Kahlil Gibran The absolute truth, the eternal principle, that is God. ~Mohandas Gandhi Knowingness of Truth arises from a silent mind, a mind which is not evaluating and struggling to know. ~Adyashanti Truth is revealed when the Self becomes one with God. ~Baba Hari Dass Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie. ~George Herbert It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear! ~Anthony de Mello The Truth is the only thing you’ll ever run into that has no agenda. ~Adyashanti By ignorance the truth is known. ~Heinrich Suso Where the is no truth there is no peace. ~Rabbi Nachman of Breslov As the Japanese Zen masters say, “Don’t seek the truth; just drop your opinions.” Drop your theories; don’t seek the truth. ~Anthony de Mello In order to fully awaken to the fact that you are nothing but Awakeness itself, you must want to know the truth more than you want to feel secure. ~Adyashanti Serving the Truth becomes our life instead of just an isolated event. It takes the abstractness out of spirituality. That’s the opportunity of real spirituality: to be in service to the silence of the heart. ~Adyashanti When your illusions clash with reality, when your falsehoods clash with truth, then you have suffering. ~Anthony de Mello Live truth instead of professing it. ~Elbert Hubbard The instant you speak about a thing, you miss the mark. ~Wu-Men We take refuge in pride because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves. ~Kakuzo Okakura Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies. ~Dorothy Allison It is very easy to conform to what your society or your parents and teachers tell you. That is a safe and easy way of existing; but that is not living. To live is to find out for yourself what is true. ~Jiddu Krishnamurti Suffering is a sign you’re out of touch with the truth. ~Anthony de Mello Truth has no finality to it. It is not something to be held on to. Truth is discovered minute to minute or not at all. ~Adyashanti Truth hurts –not the searching after; the running from! ~John Eyberg If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through, it will blow up everything in its way. ~Emile Zola I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. ~Jiddu Krishnamurti Unless your heart, your soul, and your whole being are behind every decision you make, the words from your mouth will be empty, and each action will be meaningless. Truth and confidence are the roots of happiness. ~Kathleen Pedersen The Path is essentially the finding of the truth which is already within yourself. ~Imre Vallyon How sad that people ignore the near And search for truth afar: Like someone in the midst of water Crying out in thirst. ~Hakuin An Advaita teacher says to me: “You are not a person. There is only Oneness”. I find the truth in that. Somebody else says to me: “There is no Oneness. You ARE a person”. I find the truth in that, too. It’s so beautiful, finding the truth in every belief, and not having to believe in any of it. ~Jeff Foster What we pretend to be defending as the “truth” is really our own self- esteem. ~Thomas Merton The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere. ~Anne Morrow Lindbergh Truth does not become true by virtue of the fact that the entire world agrees with it, nor less so even if the whole world disagrees with it. ~Maimonides We take refuge in pride because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves. ~Kakuzo Okakura It always comes back to the same necessity: go deep enough and there is a bedrock of truth, however hard. ~ May Sarton Truth has no path, and that is the beauty of truth, it is living. ~Jiddu Krishnamurti The mind searches for a formula, a code of living. The truth is you have plenty of formulas, plenty of codes, and the absolute truth is free of it all. ~Gangaji But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be. ~Alan Watts Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now, always. ~Albert Schweitzer No one’s mouth is big enough to utter the whole thing. ~Alan Watts A truly spiritual person lives for the Truth, and breathes for Love. ~Amma Everything inside and around us wants to reflect itself in us. We don’t have to go anywhere to obtain the truth. We only need to be still and things will reveal themselves in the still water of our heart. ~Thich Nhat Hanh Truth is not to be found outside. No teacher, no scripture can give it to you. It is inside you and if you wish to attain it, seek your own company. Be with yourself. ~Osho When mind is still, then truth gets her chance to be heard in the purity of the silence. ~Sri Aurobindo A pure heart, open to the Light, will be filled with the very essence of Truth. ~Rumi Each time you remember the truth, you bring more light into the world. ~Lao Tzu No, nobody ever reaches truth. It is always the reverse: truth comes to you. Whenever you are ready, it knocks on your door; it seeks you whenever you are ready. And the readiness is nothing but receptivity. When you are completely receptive, and there is no ego, you become a hollow temple with nobody in it. ~Osho The real seeker of truth never seeks truth. On the contrary, he tries to clean himself of all that is untrue, inauthentic, insincere – and when his heart is ready, purified, the guest comes. ~Osho Truth is that which lies in a dimension beyond the reach of thought. Whole- mind has no ‘thoughts’, thoughts are split-mind. ~Wei Wu Wei If you have life in you, you have access to the secrets of the ages, for the truth of the universe resides in each and every human being. ~Morihei Ueshiba Truth is not far away; it is ever present. It is not something to be attained, since not one of your steps leads away from it. ~Dogen Truth cannot be communicated. It can only be laid bare. ~Wei Wu Wei Love is beauty and beauty is truth, and that is why in the beauty of a flower we can see the truth of the universe. ~Buddha The only language able to express the whole truth is silence. ~Ramana Maharshi The farther you enter the truth, the deeper it is. ~Bankei Zenji The truest sayings are paradoxical. ~Lao Tzu Remember it is not only you who are seeking truth–truth is also seeking you. ~Osho Our addiction to always being “right” is a great block to the truth. It keeps us from the kind of openness that comes from confidence in our natural wisdom. ~Stephen Levine Don’t follow people. Follow truth. ~Alan Cohen Truth is simple; hence innocence is needed, not knowledge. Hence a pure heart is needed, not a mind full of information. Hence love is needed, not logic. Truth is simple. ~Osho In the space of no-mind, truth descends like light. ~Osho Reality is the only true therapy. ~Alan Cohen Truth can only come when the mind is empty, when the mind ceases to create. Then it will come without your invitation. Then it will come as swiftly as the wind and unbeknown. It comes obscurely, not when you are watching, wanting. It is there as sudden as sunlight, as pure as the night; but to receive it, the heart must be full and the mind empty. ~Jiddu Krishnamurti Truth is perfect and complete in itself. It is not something newly discovered: it has always existed. ~Master Dogen The Truth is revealed when we allow ourselves to not know, so I invite you to set aside all that you know for the time being and allow yourself to look with innocent eyes at what the words are attempting to unveil. ~Nirmala It’s not about becoming true, it’s about unbecoming false, so that all that’s left is truth. ~Jed McKenna Once you know with absolute certainty that nothing can trouble you but your own imagination, you come to disregard your desires and fears, concepts and ideas and live by truth alone. ~Nisargadatta Maharaj