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"We must worship in truth. Worship is not just an emotional exercise but a response of the heart built on truth about God. "The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth" (Psm. 145:18). Worship that is not based on God's Word is but an emotional encounter with oneself." - Erwin W. Lutzer

"As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is "AUTHENTICITY"." - Charlie Chaplin

"In order to deliver the emotional truth in the story, you have to include some of the literal truth." - Theresa Breslin

"The only way to deal with yourself as an actor is to follow the emotional truth of what you have to do under the imaginary circumstances. And as you develop you become confident. You come to believe in what you're doing and trust it because it's out of you." - Sanford Meisner

"For a creative writer possession of the "truth" is less important than emotional sincerity." - George Orwell

"Emotional access to the truth is the indispensable precondition of healing." - Alice Miller

"Don't come to church for an emotional experience. Come to church for the truth." - Robert Godfrey

"It's emotional warfare telling the people we love, the most, the truth about ourselves." - Lauryn Hill

"A novel should be an experience and convey an emotional truth rather than arguments." - Joyce Cary

"Readers embrace all kinds of characters as long as they are written with emotional truth." - David Levithan

"For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity." - George Orwell

"You know, comedy's hard. With drama, you have a responsibility to the emotional truth, but with comedy, you have emotional truth and you have technique on top of it." - Julianne Moore

"Sincere love is not as a result of emotional surges - it's a result of obedience to the Truth." - Alistair Begg

"Sincere love is not as a result of emotional surges - it's a result of obedience to the Truth." - Alistair Begg

"Worship is not just an emotional exercise but a response of the heart built on truth about God." - Erwin W. Lutzer

"Truth is always the first war casualty. The emotional disturbances and distortions in historical writing are greatest in wartime." - Harry Elmer Barnes

"The truth, or success, of any writer's story lies partly in its specificity and its emotional honesty." - Gail Caldwell

"Telling the truth to yourself and someone you can trust are great ways to help elevate your whole emotional quality." - Jewel

"What you hope, what you're trusting the filmmaker to do, is to capture the emotional truth of the situation." - Joe Berlinger

"When one is able to overcome the romantic and emotional attitude, one discovers truth even in the kitchen sink." - Chogyam Trungpa

"Very bad things follow when we kid ourselves that we're naturally rational, rather than the more humbling truth: naturally emotional." - Robert Webb

"Music is the emotional life of the most people." - Leonard Cohen

"Experience has taught us that we have only one enduring weapon in our struggle against mental illness: the emotional discovery and emotional acceptance of the truth in the individual and unique history of our childhood." - Alice Miller

"Truth for authority, not authority for truth." - Lucretia Mott

"I always felt and still feel that fairy tales have an emotional truth that is so deep that there are few things that really rival them" - Alice Hoffman

"The universe of poetry is the universe of emotional truth. Our material is in the way we feel and the way we remember." - Muriel Rukeyser

"As an actor, you try to bring as much of yourself to a part to try and create a feeling of authenticity and emotional truth and resonance." - Jesse Eisenberg

"The way I navigate scenes is through what I perceive to be the emotional truth of the character: what he wants from moment to moment." - Ben Bass

"You'll very rarely find that you can enhance a performance to give it a real emotional centre and truth... after the fact." - Andy Serkis

"I always felt and still feel that fairy tales have an emotional truth that is so deep that there are few things that really rival them." - Alice Hoffman

"Time discovers truth." - Seneca the Younger

"poetry's object is truth ..." - Christine de Pizan

"The only rule I have when writing is to try to tell the truth. That doesn't mean you can't exaggerate, edit, rewrite things to make them more dramatic. But emotional truth is what I look for in writing." - Erica Jong

"Any documentary; any capturing of a non-fiction event, is a hyper-realistic condensation of reality that hopefully reveals an emotional truth. It's never the actual literal truth of an event." - Joe Berlinger

"Of all people, children are the ones that really understand when there's a truth there for them - an emotional truth. The characters really have to work. Children, as an audience, are very inspirational for me." - Jan Brett

"Emotional self-awareness is the building block of the next fundamental emotional intelligence: being able to shake off a bad mood." - Daniel Goleman

"People hate the truth. Luckily, the truth does not care." - Larry Winget

"My job is to write songs that have emotional meaning to me." - Branford Marsalis

"Acting is not being emotional, but being able to fully express emotion." - Kate Reid

"[It is] one of the most complex and emotional issues of out time." - Barbara Jordan

"Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go." - Oprah Winfrey

"A person may look strong on the outside, but may need another's emotional support." - Mary Watkins

"Remove the emotional and physical clutter from your life so you can soar." - Judith Orloff

"It's not the burden of your mate or anyone else to heal your emotional issues." - Judith Orloff

"The emotional state that leads to achievements resembles that of a worshiper or the lover." - Albert Einstein

"Hollywood - an emotional Detroit." - Lillian Gish

"You need emotional content...." - Bruce Lee

"Patience is emotional diligence." - Stephen Covey

"I write emotional algebra." - Anais Nin

"I'm a Pisces - emotional." - Rob Kardashian

"I write emotional music." - Les Baxter

"I'm not emotional." - David Koresh

"I'm an emotional guy." - J R Martinez

"Curves are so emotional." - Piet Mondrian

"I'm an emotional person." - J K Rowling

"That's me, I'm emotional." - David Wells

"I'm really, really emotional." - Rafael Nadal

"Every error is truth abused." - Jacques-Benigne Bossuet

"Truth is so often disconcerting." - Rafael Sabatini

"Truth is a pathless land." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Death cancels everything but truth." - Anonymous

"In wine there is truth." - Pliny The Elder

"Truth and clarity are complementary." - Niels Bohr

"Dedicate one's life to truth." - Juvenal

"There are two kinds of truth; the truth that lights the way and the truth that warms the heart. The first of these is science, and the second is art. Without art science would be as useless as a pair of high forceps in the hands of a plumber. Without science art would become a crude mess of folklore and emotional quackery." - Raymond Chandler

"Emotional truth is the reward of digging deeply enough to find the truth about how one really feels, but in order to convey this truth with any force, or artistry, one needs to 'create' a form of expression, and this form determines its own "genuine information"." - Philip Schultz

"If you're trying to convey a crucial emotional truth, you have to be in total control of the emotional pacing of the story, and if you can only strike one note in terms of tone then you're going to be quite limited as a writer." - Kevin Keck

"A lot of readers ask me, "Do you ever get emotional while writing the book?" or "Did you cry when you killed this character?" And the truth is, no, I didn't. That's not really the way I approach it. I don't get emotional while writing, but then there are plenty of other authors who do." - Victoria Aveyard

"Poetry examines an emotional truth. It's an experience filtered through the personality of the poet. We look to poetry for visions, not scientific truths. The poet's job is to combine new elements. Explore their melting, seeping into one another." - Diane Glancy

"It used to be said that this country was a child-centered one. Nothing could be further from the truth. Children have been our lowest priority, both in economic and emotional spending." - Gloria Steinem

"Unlike a lot of British directors, I hadn't done any theater. But, I had a great mentor who said, "What you're looking for is exactly the same thing you've done in your documentaries, which is moments of emotional truth." - Susanna White

"I've been told by people who write historical novels that you just sort of write the emotional truth first, the story at the core, and then you go back and research it at the end." - Jami Attenberg

"I love the power of the musician who composes and performs. I envy their ability to put a nugget of truth in three minutes of sweat and emotional outpouring, colored entirely from their thoughts." - Kim Harrison

"I don't think there's any topic a writer should feel afraid of tackling just because it has already been discussed. If you feel you have a fresh perspective and an understanding of a certain emotional truth, it's always worth writing." - Jami Attenberg

"My emotional investment is in finding truth. If string theory is wrong, I'd like to have known that yesterday. But if we can show it today or tomorrow, fantastic." - Brian Greene

"I always think it's interesting to dig a little bit deeper every time you go to someplace that seems like a revelation or a strong connection to an emotional truth." - Carly Simon

"One thing we can probably agree on is that the truth, however we define it, is often hard to tell. It can be hard to tell the facts of the story, and it can be hard to tell its emotional truth too." - Judith Barrington

"Reclaiming the word 'fat' was the most empowering step in my progress. I stopped using it for insult or degradation and instead replaced it with truth, because the truth is that I am fat, and that's ok. So now when someone calls me fat, I agree, whereas before I would get embarrassed and emotional." - Beth Ditto

"I'm an emotional person, a very emotional person." - Michael Clarke Duncan

"I've sung a lot of emotional songs, but when you're writing it's very difficult to decide what to reveal." - Diana Krall

"More than any other games, baseball gives its players space - both physical and emotional - in which to define themselves." - John Eskow

"With enough emotional intensity and repetition, our nervous systems experience something as real, even if it hasn't occurred yet." - Tony Robbins

"Rappers are emotional. Critics be reviewin me. But I got love for everybody even if you're suin me." - Drake

"Consumerism thrives on emotional voids." - Caroline Knapp

"Travel is an emotional purchase" - Bruce Poon Tip

"Art is an emotional experience" - Tony Curtis

"I guess I'm pretty emotional." - Stephen Chbosky

"Sleep deprivation causes emotional weakness." - Faisal Khokhar

"Exercising can exorcise emotional pain." - Regina Taylor

"I'm against sloppy, emotional thinking." - Herman Kahn

"I'm a very emotional person." - Ray Lamontagne

"There's no doubt I'm emotional." - Sidney Crosby

"I'm a pretty emotional person." - Katey Sagal

"I'm a very emotional guy." - Donnie Yen

"I'm a very emotional guy." - James Remar

"Cancer is an emotional disease." - Marina Abramovic

"Logic is the essence of truth, and truth is the most powerful tyrant; but tyrants hate the truth." - Eugene Arthur Kozlay

"Knowledge, or more expressively truth, - for knowledge is truth received into our intelligence, - truth is an ideal whole." - John Sterling

"Truth is simple. They who say that truth is complicated deceive themselves, and the truth is not in them." - Henri Barbusse

"An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half." - Karl Kraus

"When you sing, always tell the truth." - Billie Holiday

"Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"[Science is] the literature of truth." - Josh Billings

"Truth never penetrates an unwilling mind." - Jorge Luis Borges

"The scholar seeks truth, the artist finds." - Andre Gide

"Apply Truth liberally to the inflamed area." - Stephen Colbert

"Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again." - William C Bryant

"Truth uttered before its time is dangerous." - Mencius

"Change lays not her hand upon truth." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"In science, mistakes always precede the truth" - Horace Walpole

"Truth is in your sahasrara. And when the truth comes in, you are surprised that truth is love and love is truth, pure love." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Malice often takes the garb of truth." - William Hazlitt

"There is no god higher than truth." - Mahatma Gandhi

"When all else fails, tell the truth." - Donald T Regan

"The truth is in the mystery." - Akira Kurosawa

"I think everyone's hungry for the truth" - Alanis Morissette

"To be believed make the truth unbelievable." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Philosophy is the science which considers truth." - Aristotle

"Pure truth is for God alone." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"Principal is a passion for truth!" - Anonymous

"Truth is singular. Its 'versions' are mistruths." - David Mitchell

"The truth is always an abyss." - Franz Kafka

"From shadows and symbols into the truth!" - John Henry Newman

"Truth here makes Falsehood torment lying tongues." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"The first casualty of war is truth." - Proverbs

"There is no religion higher than truth." - Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

"... it's always best to tell the truth." - Rudyard Kipling

"The personal made universal is art's truth." - Yahia Lababidi

"When you know the truth, the truth makes you a soldier." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth." - Hermann Hesse

"Truth is sacred; and if you tell the truth too often nobody will believe it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The wine-cup is the little silver well, Where truth, if truth there be, doth dwell." - William Shakespeare

"Add a few drops of venom to a half truth and you have an absolute truth." - Eric Hoffer

"A new truth is a truth, an old error is an error." - Benjamin Franklin

"If thou art wise, incline to truth; for truth, not the semblance, remains in its place." - Saadi

"Tis not antiquity, nor author, That makes truth truth, altho' time's daughter." - Samuel Butler (poet)

"But what is truth? 'Twas Pilate's question put To Truth itself, that deign'd him no reply." - William Cowper

"Nay, it is ten times true, for truth is truth To th' end of reck'ning." - William Shakespeare

"God, reality, truth - is not an experience. Experience is your stance, position, towards truth." - Swami Premodaya

"Briefly, you can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"It is no easy task to pick one's way from truth to truth through besetting errors." - Peter Mere Latham

"Jesus is the very concrete truth revealing and standing in for the universal truth." - Richard Rohr

"In fact, I always assumed that most everything I read was true, to one degree or another. I couldn't articulate this fact until after I read Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and he discussed Happening Truth, Story Truth, and Emotional Truth. I always understood that the facts of The Sun Also Rises or On the Road were the facts as dictated by a certain narrative structure, but because the experiences of those characters echoed my own feelings about the world. I knew there was a Happening Truth behind them." - Kevin Keck

"The Bible is a wonderful book. It is the truth about the Truth. It is not the Truth. A sermon taken from the Bible can be a wonderful thing to hear. It is the truth about the truth about the truth. But it is not the truth. There have been many books written about the things contained in the Bible. I have written some myself. They can be quite wonderful to read. They are the truth about the truth about truth about the Truth. But they are NOT the Truth. Only Jesus Christ is the Truth. Sometimes the Truth can be drowned in a multitude of words." - Richard Wurmbrand

"I think everything needs to be played real, for reality's sake, for truth. And that is the drama and the comedy. When you do that, it's funnier. And when you do that, you really do hit the emotional beats. I do it the same way as I do a drama. I just play it for truth, and then maybe have a little bit of fun with it sometimes." - Jennifer Lopez

"If something inside of you is real, we will probably find it interesting, and it will probably be universal. So you must risk placing real emotion at the center of your work. Write straight into the emotional center of things. Write toward vulnerability. Risk being unliked. Tell the truth as you understand it. If you're a writer you have a moral obligation to do this. And it is a revolutionary act-truth is always subversive." - Anne Lamott

"Finally we are being told the truth: life isn't always easy and pleasant. We already know this to be true, but somehow we tend to go through life thinking that there is something wrong with us when we experience sadness, grief, and physical and emotional pain. The first truth points out that this is just the way it is. There is nothing wrong with you: you have just been born into a realm where pain is a given." - Noah Levine

"Finally we are being told the truth: life is' always easy and pleasant. We already know this to be true, but somehow we tend to go through life thinking that there is something wrong with us when we experience sadness, grief, and physical and emotional pain. The first truth points out that this is just the way it is. There is nothing wrong with you: you have just been born into a realm where pain is a given." - Noah Levine

"That is what is wrong with cold people. Not that they have ice in their souls - we all have a bit of that - but that they insist every word and deed mirror that ice. They never learn the beauty or value of gesture. The emotional necessity. For them, it is all honesty before kindness, truth before art. Love is art, not truth. It's like painting scenery." - Lorrie Moore

"If something inside of you is real, we will probably find it interesting, and it will probably be universal. So you must risk placing real emotion at the center of your work. Write straight into the emotional center of things. Write toward vulnerability. Risk being unliked. Tell the truth as you understand it. If you're a writer you have a moral obligation to do this. And it is a revolutionary act-truth is always subversive." - Anne Lamott



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