Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence, to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right.
If we fear the unknown then surely we fear ourselves.
If there's room for 30 reality shows, surely there's room for two amazing costume dramas.
Doing leads more surely to talking than talking to doing.
One could surely argue that the Buddhist tradition, taken as a whole, represents the richest source of contemplative wisdom that any civilization has produced.
Surely our job while we're here on Earth is to learn about the world, not to create parallel universes.
Institutions are imperfect. Governments surely are. People are.
All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.
Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.
What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.
Surely no one can be sure he has visited Cienega; people say to themselves, do they not: 'Was it a vision; or have I, some time or other, seen dusk in a valley like this?'
If we want to live freely and privately in the interconnected world of the twenty-first century - and surely we do - perhaps above all we need a revival of the small-town civility of the nineteenth century. Manners, not devices: sometimes it's just better not to ask, and better not to look.
One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them.
If there's ever a place where you can't argue that you can put the facts over here and the text over there and see if they fit, it is surely in anthropology.
The Holy Ghost bears witness to us of the truth and impresses upon our souls the reality of God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ, so surely that no earthly power or authority can separate us from that knowledge.
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