There Is No Worse Lie Than A Truth Misunderstood By Those Who Hear It.
Quotations By Famous People
There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.
William James ['Varieties of Religious Experience', 1902]
Political truth is libel; religious truth, blasphemy. -- William Hazlitt (1778-1830)
A liberal: someone who thinks he knows more about your experience than you do. -- James Baldwi
An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded. -- Alexander Pope
Better a lie that soothes than a truth that hurts. Czech Proverb
Like one Who having into truth, by telling of it, Made such a sinner of his memory, To credit his own lie.
-- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), The Tempest -- Act i, Sc. 2...
He who cannot lie doesn't know what truth is. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
Those who dance are thought mad by those who hear not the music.
Supreme art is a traditional statement of certain heroic and religious truth, passed on from age to age, modified by individual genius, but never abandoned.
-- William Butler Yea...
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it. -- Desiderius Erasmus (1465-1536)