Untrue Related Quotes

The vulgar charge that the tendency of democracies is to leveling, meaning to drag all down to the level of the lowest, is singularly untrue; its real tendency being to elevate the depressed to a condition not unworthy of their manhood.

James F. Cooper

#Charge #Democracies #Elevate #Untrue #Unworthy

People tend to believe that I want to make soul music, which is not entirely untrue but, really, I want to be like the black Tom Waits - I don't want to make one kind of sound.

Willis Earl Beal

#Entirely #One Of A Kind #Tom #Untrue #Waits

What is the professor's function? To pass on to numskulls a body of so-called knowledge that is fragmentary, unimportant, and largely untrue.

H. L. Mencken

#Unimportant #Untrue

Every Left-wing hysteria of my lifetime has turned out to be untrue. Every single one

Dennis Prager

#Lifetime #Single #Untrue #Wing

While sticks and stones break bones, words can never hurt? Manifestly untrue. Politics everywhere are holistic, interconnected, and the rhetoric of right or left can produce toxic atmospheres in which lunacy thrives.

Phillip Adams

#Sticks #Stones #Untrue

Knowledge and understanding are life's faithful companions who will never prove untrue to you. For knowledge is your crown, and understanding your staff; and when they are with you, you can possess no greater treasures.

Khalil Gibran

#Crown #Faithful #Treasures #Untrue

War stories deal in death. War illuminates love, while love is the greatest expression of hope, without which any story rings untrue to life. And to deny hope in a story about such darkness is to create false art.

Richard Flanagan

#Rings #Untrue

The true word leads; the untrue misleads.

Franz Kafka

#True #Untrue

Any conversation which does not include the context of the journey of the heart is by definition untrue to who we are as human beings.

Marianne Williamson


My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives.

Harvey Fierstein

#Critics #Talked #Untrue