Reckless disregard for the truth is a habit at the heart of the Romney enterprise.
The truth is, product placement is an important part of the marketing mix.
But for half the population—Afghanistan's women—that's a truth with modifications.
Douglas Anthony Cooper tells the truth about the Humane Society of the United States.
But truth be told, women have used their wiles and charms to get ahead for years.
It is such as I will describe; for I must dare to speak the truth, when truth is my theme.
All, all but truth, drops dead-born from the press, Like the last gazette or the last address.
Then, in answer to the lightkeeper's questions, came the disclosure of the truth.
But the truth is, these elegies have neither passion, nature, nor manners.
truth to tell, both he and Carlier were in desperate straits.
Old English triewð (West Saxon), treowð (Mercian) "faithfulness, quality of being true," from triewe, treowe "faithful" (see true), with Proto-Germanic abstract noun suffix *-itho (see -th (2)).
Meaning "accuracy, correctness" is from 1560s. Unlike lie (v.), there is no primary verb in English or most other IE languages for "speak the truth." Noun sense of "something that is true" is first recorded mid-14c.
Let [Truth] and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse, in a free and open encounter. [Milton, "Areopagitica," 1644]Truth squad in U.S. political sense first attested 1952. Truthiness "act or quality of preferring concepts or facts one wishes to be true, rather than those known to be true," catch word popularized in this sense by U.S. comedian Stephen Colbert, declared by American Dialect Society to be "2005 Word of the Year."
Used in various senses in Scripture. In Prov. 12:17, 19, it denotes that which is opposed to falsehood. In Isa. 59:14, 15, Jer. 7:28, it means fidelity or truthfulness. The doctrine of Christ is called "the truth of the gospel" (Gal. 2:5), "the truth" (2 Tim. 3:7; 4:4). Our Lord says of himself, "I am the way, and the truth" (John 14:6).