Word of the Day: Truth

truth / tro͞oTH   noun   1. the actual state of a case or matter; fact A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Charles Spurgeon, 1834-1892   2 .the state of being factual Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. Mahatma Gandhi, 1869-1948   3. the state of being sincere in intent or action The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy. Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850-1894   4. an idea, statement, etc. that is regarded as having basis in fact All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. Galileo Galilei, 1564-1642   5. honesty There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth. Leo Tolstoy, 1828-1910