Truth Savings

That immortalise mere mortals

There's many will go the Dublin Road won't see it.

Molly Dunne (my granny) on encountering a stubborn stain.

There's good goods in small parcels.

Molly Dunne (my granny) who wasn't expected to surivive at birth but lived to a ripe old age.

Mocking is catching.

Molly Dunne (my granny) who caught on at an early age.

I've said it before and I'll say it again.

The perennial yearning of the unheeded.

To quote thyself is an admissible vanity.

RVJ Callanan

There is truth in paradox and paradox in truth.

RVJ Callanan

If politics is the art of the possible, we must we wary of all the possibilities.

RVJ Callanan

A single source of temporal truth is an oxymoron.

RVJ Callanan

Fact-checkers are a nit-pickers' paradise.

RVJ Callanan

Wherever justice junkies go, they always leave more injustice in their wake.

RVJ Callanan

Sometimes we care so much about truth that we lose all sight of reality.

RVJ Callanan

There is no such thing as female intuition — only intuition, where women are more likely to excel.

RVJ Callanan

There is no such thing as male logic — only logic, where men are more likely to excel.

RVJ Callanan

We depend on logical women to go where logical men fear to tread.

RVJ Callanan

When feelings bear fruit, hard truths are being confronted somewhere down the line.

RVJ Callanan

Cometh the hour, cometh the wolves in sheep's clothing.

RVJ Callanan

If a cause needs a crisis , a crisis begets many other causes.

RVJ Callanan

Hidden virtue is the most virtuous kind.

RVJ Callanan

Hidden aggression is the most aggressive kind.

RVJ Callanan

The less we learn, the less we realise how little we know.

RVJ Callanan (corollary of quote by Einstein, Fuller)

Knowledge that is hard won is best retained.

RVJ Callanan

Knowledge that is hard won is the most credible.

RVJ Callanan

Making it up as we go along is all part of the plan.

RVJ Callanan

Our Nanny State just had a sex change and turned into Big Brother. Huxley and Orwell got it half-right.

RVJ Callanan

There is no greater threat to a free society than a hyper-vigilant mob intoxicated by its own virtue.

RVJ Callanan

Our government has all the autonomy of a rag puppet whose strings are made of piano wire.

RVJ Callanan

Media martyrs find the devil in the soundbite and the saving graces lost in the detail.

RVJ Callanan

Propaganda loves the slippery slope that exploits our kinder instincts.

RVJ Callanan

Once bitten, a thousand times bitten, but never shy.

RVJ Callanan

The silver bullets of progress often find the least progressive targets.

RVJ Callanan

When the law is an ass, the smart ass wins.

RVJ Callanan

Never close your mind to something based on a superficial understanding.

RVJ Callanan

The Covid agenda has all the scientific integrity of a chicken coop that has been infiltrated by a stuffed fox.

RVJ Callanan

We can all succumb to paranioa but there comes a time when coincidences mount up to a hugely improbable degree.

RVJ Callanan

A new strain of the virus; the same strain of propaganda; a permanent stain on their souls.

RVJ Callanan

It is the mark of a redeemable soul to relax in your honesty and tremble in your deceit.

RVJ Callanan

It is the mark of a troubled soul to tremble in your honesty and revel in your deceit.

RVJ Callanan

Youth is wasted on the young.

Anyone you know with creaking bones.

Wisdom is wasted on the wise.

Corollary of above by RVJ Callanan.

Nothing can have meaning unless it has an opposite.

RVJ Callanan

Absence is sometimes the best opposite.

RVJ Callanan

A Utopia cannot exist because it is its own opposite .

RVJ Callanan

If your credibility rests entirely on your credentials, you have no credibility.

RVJ Callanan

Never ask an expert when the truth is staring you in the face.

RVJ Callanan

Never trust a computer model when the truth is staring you in the face.

RVJ Callanan

When the truth is staring you in the face, it may be hiding a more pertinent truth.

RVJ Callanan

Never trust anyone who responds to a simple question by demanding your trust.

RVJ Callanan

Never trust a scientist who responds to a simple question by asking you to trust the science.

RVJ Callanan

The most specialised fields have the most glaring blind spots.

RVJ Callanan

All lives matter, especially the most helpless.

RVJ Callanan

Rational empathy is the most caring kind.

RVJ Callanan

Irrational empathy is the most uncaring kind.

RVJ Callanan

Verbalised empathy is an oxymoron.

RVJ Callanan

While you may borrow from your financial future; you can only borrow from the wisdom of your past.

RVJ Callanan

The chickens always come home to roost even when they take the scenic route.

RVJ Callanan

We have never been so conformist in our non-conformity with the truth.

RVJ Callanan

Sameness is all the same.

RVJ Callanan

Never use an adjective when a noun is sufficient.

RVJ Callanan