Tell All The Truth
Tell all the truth but tell it slant,
Success in circuit lies,
Too bright for our infirm delight
The truth's superb surprise;
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Emily Dickinson

Tell all the Truth but tell it slant

Tell all the Truth but tell it slant-
Success in Circuit lies
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Emily Dickinson

Tell Thee Truth, Sweet; No
TELL thee truth, sweet; no.
Truth is cross and sad and cold:
Lies are pitiful and kind,
Honey-soft as Love's own tongue:
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Augusta Davies Webster

Incorrect Speaking
Incorrectness in your speech
Carefully avoid, my Anna;
Study well the sense of each
Sentence, lest in any manner
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Charles Lamb

.Eloquence Of Truth
Coming from our experience,
Made of uniqueness,
Truth is the mankind option,
Seeking the truth is a matter of life.
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Cristina Teodor

Search For Truth
Search for nothing any more, nothing
except truth.
Be very still, and try and get at the truth.

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David Herbert Lawrence

All Is Truth
O ME, man of slack faith so long!
Standing aloof--denying portions so long;
Only aware to-day of compact, all-diffused truth;
Discovering to-day there is no lie, or form of lie, and can be none,
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Walt Whitman

The Truth—is stirless

The Truth-is stirless-
Other force-may be presumed to move-
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Emily Dickinson

To Arrange Words
To arrange words
In some order
Is not the same thing
As the inner poise
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Sant Tukaram

You Who Loved Me With The Falseness
You who loved me with the falseness
Of truth - and the truth of lies.
You who loved me-beyond
Anything!-Over the edge!
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Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva

"Truth," said a traveller,
"Is a rock, a mighty fortress;
Often have I been to it,
Even to its highest tower,
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Stephen Crane

We sometimes hap on truth in a strange attire,
As even the gods were wont for their designs
To take on bestial forms; subduing so
Their natures, even their divinity,
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Robert Crawford

Twixt truth and error, there's this difference known
Error is fruitful, truth is only one.

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Robert Herrick

The Truth
Friend, though thy soul shall burn thee, yet be still,
Thoughts were not meant for strife, not tongues for swords.
He that sees clear is gentlest of his words.
And that's not truth that hath the heart to kill.
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Archibald Lampman

Do You Want Affidavits?
THERE'S a hole in the bottom of the sea.
Do you want affidavits?
There's a man in the moon with money for you.
Do you want affidavits?
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Carl Sandburg

Sonnet Ci
O truant Muse, what shall be thy amends
For thy neglect of truth in beauty dyed?
Both truth and beauty on my love depends;
So dost thou too, and therein dignified.
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William Shakespeare

The House Of Dreams
I built a little House of Dreams,
And fenced it all about,
But still I heard the Wind of Truth
That roared without.
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Sara Teasdale

O Lovely Lie
I told a truth, a tragic truth
That tore the sullen sky;
A million shuddered at my sooth
And anarchist was I.
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Robert William Service

O Lovely Lie
I told a truth, a tragic truth
That tore the sullen sky;
A million shuddered at my sooth
And anarchist was I.
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Robert Service

Truth—is as old as God

Truth-is as old as God-
His Twin identity
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Emily Dickinson

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