— Dan Brown, livro Inferno
"Politics Getting Ready to Jell" <!-- p. 265 -->
The Illiterate Digest (1924)
Contexto: Every Gag I tell must be based on truth. No matter how much I may exaggerate it, it must have a certain amount of Truth.... Now Rumor travels Faster, but it don't stay put as long as Truth.
— Dan Brown, livro Inferno
— Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910
Variante: A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
— Douglas Adams, livro Mostly Harmless
Variante: Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
Fonte: Mostly Harmless
— Jayant Narlikar Indian physicist 1938
Neutrino misbehaviour suggested 50 years ago
— Woody Allen, livro Side Effects
"The UFO Menace".
Side Effects (1980)
— Oliver Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer
She Stoops to Conquer (1771), Act I
— François de La Rochefoucauld French author of maxims and memoirs 1613 - 1680
Reflections on Various Subjects (1665–1678), II. On Difference of Character
— Baltasar Gracián, livro Oráculo Manual e Arte de Prudência
Adelántase más la imaginación que la vista, y el engaño, que entra de ordinario por el oído, viene a salir por los ojos.
Maxim 282 (p. 159)
The Art of Worldly Wisdom (1647)
— Paul Theroux, livro Trem Fantasma para a Estrela do Oriente
Fonte: Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
— Kingman Brewster, Jr. American diplomat 1919 - 1988
The Enduring American Press (October 1964) edited by The Hartford Courant
— Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955
— Stephen Crane, livro The Black Riders and Other Lines
Fonte: The Black Riders and Other Lines (1895), XXVIII
— Wendell Berry author 1934
— Dejan Stojanovic poet, writer, and businessman 1959
Song within a Song http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/song-within-a-song/
From the poems written in English
— Dwight D. Eisenhower American general and politician, 34th president of the United States (in office from 1953 to 1961) 1890 - 1969
Letter to Vernon Prichard (27 August 1942), published in The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower (1970) edited by Alfred Dupont Chandler, p. 505
Contexto: This is a long tough road we have to travel. The men that can do things are going to be sought out just as surely as the sun rises in the morning. Fake reputations, habits of glib and clever speech, and glittering surface performance are going to be discovered.
— Samuel Laman Blanchard British author and journalist 1804 - 1845
"That what Everybody Says must be True".
Sketches from Life (1846)
— Oriana Fallaci Italian writer 1929 - 2006
"The Rage of Oriana Fallaci", in The New York Observer (27 January 2003)
Contexto: Our weakness in the West is born of the fact of so-called "objectivity." Objectivity does not exist. The word is a hypocrisy which is sustained by the lie that the truth stays in the middle. No, sir: Sometimes truth stays on one side only.