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Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.


Tryon Edwards


#elements #falsehood #first #inaccuracy #kin

Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.


Jean Cocteau


#any #comfort #disguises #disposal #does

If I'm in a political argument, I think I can, with reasonable accuracy and without boasting, put the other person's side of the case at least as well as they could. One has to be able to say that in any well-conducted argument.


Christopher Hitchens


#accuracy #any #argument #boasting #case

In the plays - that's where I go crazy. But my prose has a much lighter touch; it's not trying to thrill with language, just to be more truthful. I'm not concerned with the accuracy of anything. We don't get to the truth of anything with facts.


Denis Johnson


#anything #concerned #crazy #facts #get

I have always made an effort to render every detail of my reality with the greatest accuracy; but I have never paid attention to whether my presentation of historical facts was an exact one.


Lion Feuchtwanger


#always #attention #detail #effort #every

We know something of the history of the spread of Christianity, but much passed from recorded memory and much was transmitted by tradition whose accuracy has been repeatedly questioned.


Kenneth Scott Latourette


#been #christianity #history #know #memory

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.


Hector Hugh Munro


#inaccuracy #little #saves #sometimes #ton

A racing tipster who only reached Hitler's level of accuracy would not do well for his clients.


A. J. P. Taylor


#clients #his #hitler #level #only

A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.


Richard Avedon


#art #inaacuracy #perspective #photography #portraits

I’m thinking of changing my name to “Son of Manana.” Of course it isn’t accurate, because I’m the father of yesterday.



Jarod Kintz


#accurate #father #manana #name #thinking






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