- "Whatever may be the limitations which trammel inquiry elsewhere, we
believe that the great state of Wisconsin should ever encourage that continual
and fearless sifting and winnowing by which alone the truth can be found."
-Board of Regents, University of Wisconsin, 1894
- "There is no god higher than truth."
- "It will never be possible by pure reason to arrive at some absolute
- "Man has always sacrificed truth to his vanity, comfort and advantage.
He lives... by make-believe."
-W. Somerset Maugham
- "The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable."
- It is morally as bad not to care whether a thing is true or not, so long as
it makes you feel good, as it is not to care how you got your money as long as
you have got it.
- Edmund Way Teale