But as regards knowledge of truths, there is a dualism.
But he had faced awkward truths of all sorts far too often to be permanently disconcerted by them.
Now in order to know whether two propositions can both be true, we must know such truths as the law of contradiction.
There is a confusion, when this use of the word 'nature' is employed, between knowledge of things and knowledge of truths.
In the middle of the eighteenth century Buffon, in France, produced a thesis attempting to state simple geological truths.
The wise man finds himself surrounded and obstructed by certain concrete errors, and he attacks these errors with relative truths.
And I was punished in the fittest and funniest way, for I have kept my truths: but I have discovered, not that they were not truths, but simply that they were not mine.
Is it not evidence of superlative teaching skill to use that which is familiar and, therefore, of interest to those taught, in order to inculcate the deeper moral and religious truths of life?
As regards the greater truths, men oftener err by seeking them at the bottom than at the top; Truth lies in the huge abysses where wisdom is sought-not in the palpable palaces where she is found.
Some sixty years ago in the "Dogmatic Constitution of the Catholic Faith," the Church stated, "But never can reason be rendered capable of thoroughly understanding mysteries as it does those truths which form its proper subject.