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absolute truth Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about absolute truth
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“One must strain off what was personal and accidental in all these impressions and so reach the pure fluid, the essential oil of truth.”
Virginia Woolf
author
A Room of One's Own
book
perceptions
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“Lincoln, and those buried at Gettysburg, remind us that we should pursue our own absolute truths only if we acknowledge that there may be a terrible price to pay.”
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“Any astronomer can predict with absolute accuracy just where every star in the universe will be at 11.30 tonight. He can make no such prediction about his teenage daughter.”
Mother
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Truth is singular. Its ‘versions’ are mistruths.
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“Our strength, in other words, has rested in our determination to reject simplistic absolutes and to redefine and revitalize a productive middle ground, relinquishing outdated solutions and embracing new approaches.”
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“We can see from this that the soul is weak and helpless unless it clings to the firm rock of truth. Men give voice to their opinions, but they are only opinions, like so many puffs of wind that waft the soul hither and tither and make it veer and turn.”
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“I don’t care about truth. I want some happiness.”
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“‘My children,’ said the preacher, ‘one truth the human soul finds hardest of all to learn: that it has nothing to fear. It can never be made to see that nothing can really harm it.’”
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″‘They do it all the time,’ says Hayden. ‘That’s what law is: educated guesses at right and wrong.‘”

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