The best Quotes by Han Suyin

The best Quotes by Han Suyin

Rosalie Matilda Kuanghu Chou (12 September 1917 or 1916 – 2 November 2012) was a Chinese-born Eurasian physician and author better known by her pen name Han Suyin.

Truth, like surgery, might hurt but it cures.
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Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
Truth never wins, but its enemies cease to exist.
Plato is my friend; Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.
Which is worse: A lie that draws a smile or a truth that draws a tear?
Bryan Bedford in Miracle on 34th Street
The ugliest truth, in the end, was still better than the prettiest of lies.
Guzmán: "Because she supports me. Unconditionally."
Nadia: "That isn't love, it's devotion, like you would have for a God. People who love you tell you the truth."
Nadia Shana in Élite - Season 2 Episode 1
Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.
The fact that a great many people believe something is no guarantee of its truth.
Ian Malcolm: "I told the truth."
Peter Ludlow: "Your version of it."
Ian Malcolm: "There are no versions of the truth."
Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park - The Lost World
Rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness... give me truth!
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I didn't realize how destructive the truth could be.
Zoe Collins in White Lines - Season 1 Episode 1
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The truth is always there, whether we see it or not - whether we choose to or not. The truth doesn't care about our needs or wants. It doesn't care about our governments, our ideologies, our religions.
Valery Legasov in Chernobyl - Episode 5
When the truth offends me, we lie and we lie until we can no longer remember it is even there. Every lie we tell incurs a debt to the truth. Sooner or later, that debt is paid.
Valery Legasov in Chernobyl - Episode 5
The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.
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It's my experience that you really can't lose when you try the truth.
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All men wish to have truth on their side; but few to be on the side of truth.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
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But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.
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A man does not flee from truth.
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.
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Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
The first reaction to truth is hatred.
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The truth doesn't have to do with cruelty, the truth has to do with mercy.
I'm not a good liar. I just tell the truth; I think that's the best way.
Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.
Black Widow: "I don't know, the truth is a matter of circumstances. It's not all things to all people all the time, and neither am I."
Captain America: "That's a tough way to live."
Black Widow: "It's a good way not to die though."
Black Widow in Captain America - The Winter Soldier
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It's the most heroic thing we can do now. Look the truth in the face.
Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones - Season 8 Episode 3
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Speaking the truth gets a little easier each time you do it.
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People can choose between the sweet lie or the bitter truth. I say the bitter truth, but many people don't want to hear it.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
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Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.
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The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.
I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say.
My parents were my worst audience.

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