A few months ago she didn't know the true meaning of love.
Acquaintances were shallow and many, but if a person had one true friend in a lifetime, they were blessed.
It was true, she didn't know him.
Alex had been the one who helped her see them as true family, and yet he was having issues accepting his own father.
"Is that true?" she asked.
As a true friend, I have thought and thought again about your affair.
True scarcity is uncommon.
"Let me alone; it's not true!" she cried angrily to him.
And we know the thing is true, because since the time of that interview there is no piglet to be found anywhere.
Maybe... but something about him rang true – mostly the part that he had saved her life.
You are true to your nature.
"That's not true," she gasped.
I was incredulous when he first told me the secret.
"Sonya," she suddenly exclaimed, as if she had guessed the true reason of her friend's sorrow, "I'm sure Vera has said something to you since dinner?
If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!
It wasn't true, and Len wasn't buying it, but he said nothing.
True to our verbal blackout, nothing specific was said but the tone of her conversation hinted at sensational news.
Otherwise, it was difficult to sense true feelings, at least from Julie's standpoint.
You have to stay true to your values while destroying something as well.
True, but her answer left Carmen's stomach tied in a knot.
The old adage is true: There really is no such thing as a free lunch.
"Tell me it's not true," she heard her emotionless voice saying to no one in particular.
True to his word, he'd rather not know any answers than lie to inquisitors.
It's true Mr. Dean has been under fire—it's fortunate we're standing here today—not sitting.
All that was true enough, but remaining bitter about it wasn't going to improve their relationship.
True to my assignment, I recorded movements and time until Quinn's voice from below broke the silence.
True to his word, Quinn had packed everything he needed, called a shipper, and sent his equipment off, overnight express.
They drove her away from him and the true purpose of his Guardians.
If what Tymkyn learned was true, the underworld itself was at war.
"It's true enough," returned the girl, earnestly.
That could be true, but I don't think so, for reasons laid out in the chapter on scarcity.
Is it true, as they tell me, that I can't even go away?
"That's a true friend!" said Helene beaming, and again touching Bilibin's sleeve.
Actually, he had simply displayed his true feelings.
Instead we speculated on what we'd personally do if we had this gift or curse and it proved to be a true trip to the past.
True feelings lay hidden in the wonder of what we'd accomplished.
True to his word, when informed of our decision, he immediately put the gears in motion.
Over the three day period, we located one lost boy, identified two girls as runaways and fingered a true abduction.
If Dustin's words were true, she'd never be welcomed into the home of any of Damian's people, not if they feared the sight of her!
True to his word, he was aggressive without hurting her.
Many years ago, she figured out the opposite was true: they had issues, because she wasn't human.
At the first sign of real trouble, those who weren't had begun to show their true allegiances.
"That's true," said Zeb, thoughtfully.
"Very true," agreed the Wizard.
"True," he replied; "and in my satchel are other useful things to fight with."
"I am the only man in the world who can paint a picture so true to life," he said.
"Which is the true?" the queen again asked.
The second man then spoke up and said, It is true that I sold him the ground, but I did not reserve anything he might find in it.
"He is no true Roman," said some.
It is true that I have been asleep, but I know nothing about this money.
"Surely," said the abbess, "this is a poem, most sweet, most true, most beautiful.
Such was the way in which the first true English poem was written.
Today, that is vastly more true and widespread.
Here is what I think he meant: If you could see a theoretical possibility for something in physics—"something that might be true"—then given enough time, you eventually could achieve it in reality.
If it was true then, then it is even more true now.
As Denzel Washington's character observed in the movie Crimson Tide, "In the nuclear world, the true enemy is war itself."
Some have questioned whether Friedman's thesis is 100 percent true, mentioning NATO air strikes against Yugoslavia as a potential exception.
As true as that was in Jefferson's time, our age has amplified all of it: both the miseries war can produce and the blessings peace can produce.
That's what interests me about this story (which may or may not be purely true): What Simonides did—recalling the names and locations of everyone at a large banquet—is described as entirely possible and an enviable, practical skill.
There were barriers still, it is true, but barriers that could in time be swept away.
It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.
They are there, it is true; but they seem mummified.
Is it not true, then, that my life with all its limitations touches at many points the life of the World Beautiful?
Sometimes, it is true, a sense of isolation enfolds me like a cold mist as I sit alone and wait at life's shut gate.
What her good friend, Charles Dudley Warner, wrote about her in Harper's Magazine in 1896 was true then, and it remains true now:
She has the true language-impulse, and shows great fertility of resource in making the words at her command convey her meaning.
These children were older in years, it is true, than the baby who lisps, "Papa kiss baby--pretty," and fills out her meaning by pointing to her new dress; but their ability to understand and use language was no greater.
This was true, although we were at a loss to understand how she guessed it.
It is true, the more sensitive and imaginative the mind is that receives the thought-pictures and images of literature, the more nicely the finest lines are reproduced.
True, single words do suggest and express ideas; the child may say simply "mamma" when he means "Where is mamma?" but he learns the expression of the ideas that relate to mamma--he learns language--by hearing complete sentences.
It is true rather that she has a special aptitude for thinking, and her leaning toward language is due to the fact that language to her meant life.
It is true that a teacher with ten times Miss Sullivan's genius could not have made a pupil so remarkable as Helen Keller out of a child born dull and mentally deficient.
Now he found out that his father's words were true, for a few days of warm weather had turned the green balls into rosebuds, and they were SO beautiful that it was enough to make Birdie stand still before them, his blue eyes dancing with delight and his little hands clasped tightly together.
I discovered the true way to walk when I was a year old, and during the radiant summer days that followed I was never still a minute....
Writing for other people, she should in many cases be true to outer fact rather than to her own experience.
It is true, on the other hand, that in her descriptions, she is best from the point of view of art when she is faithful to her own sensations; and this is precisely true of all artists.
I plunged into the oncoming billows, as a strong swimmer dives into breakers, and struck, alas, 'tis true, the bedpost!
The same is true of the more modern reformers and benefactors of their race.
It is true, I never assisted the sun materially in his rising, but, doubt not, it was of the last importance only to be present at it.
We may not arrive at our port within a calculable period, but we would preserve the true course.
From "Little Lord Fauntleroy" I date the beginning of my true interest in books.
If it is true that the violin is the most perfect of musical instruments, then Greek is the violin of human thought.
You will think I'm pining away for my beloved Wrentham, which is true in one sense and not in another.
This is especially true of her earlier lessons, when her knowledge of language was so slight as to make explanation impossible.
And indeed, this is true of the language of all children.
It may be true, as some maintain, that language cannot express to us much beyond what we have lived and experienced; but I have always observed that children manifest the greatest delight in the lofty, poetic language which we are too ready to think beyond their comprehension.
The kind uncles and aunts of the race are more esteemed than its true spiritual fathers and mothers.
As for lodging, it is true they were but poorly entertained, though what they found an inconvenience was no doubt intended for an honor; but as far as eating was concerned, I do not see how the Indians could have done better.
He could defend many institutions better than any philosopher, because, in describing them as they concerned him, he gave the true reason for their prevalence, and speculation had not suggested to him any other.
I have rarely met a fellowman on such promising ground--it was so simple and sincere and so true all that he said.
The fruits do not yield their true flavor to the purchaser of them, nor to him who raises them for the market.
Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.
Let our lakes receive as true names at least as the Icarian Sea, where "still the shore" a "brave attempt resounds."
But the only true America is that country where you are at liberty to pursue such a mode of life as may enable you to do without these, and where the state does not endeavor to compel you to sustain the slavery and war and other superfluous expenses which directly or indirectly result from the use of such things.
We are most interested when science reports what those men already know practically or instinctively, for that alone is a true humanity, or account of human experience.
Yet till this is otherwise we are not civilized, and, if gentlemen and ladies, are not true men and women.
The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening.
That's a true Mediterranean sky.
The mortar on them was fifty years old, and was said to be still growing harder; but this is one of those sayings which men love to repeat whether they are true or not.
A true friend of man; almost the only friend of human progress.
The partridge and the rabbit are still sure to thrive, like true natives of the soil, whatever revolutions occur.
A factory-owner, hearing what depth I had found, thought that it could not be true, for, judging from his acquaintance with dams, sand would not lie at so steep an angle.
What I have observed of the pond is no less true in ethics.
It is true, we are such poor navigators that our thoughts, for the most part, stand off and on upon a harborless coast, are conversant only with the bights of the bays of poesy, or steer for the public ports of entry, and go into the dry docks of science, where they merely refit for this world, and no natural currents concur to individualize them.
Are those the true and natural sentiments of man?
It is true, I fear, that others may have fallen into it, and so helped to keep it open.
Shall we with pains erect a heaven of blue glass over ourselves, though when it is done we shall be sure to gaze still at the true ethereal heaven far above, as if the former were not?
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
"True enough," answered Nesvitski; "two smart fellows could have done the job just as well."
That is true, but still why didn't you capture him?
True, we have no Prater here...
Murat, seeing that all is lost if the sergeant is allowed to speak, turns to Auersperg with feigned astonishment (he is a true Gascon) and says: 'I don't recognize the world-famous Austrian discipline, if you allow a subordinate to address you like that!'
It was true that a view over nearly the whole Russian position and the greater part of the enemy's opened out from this battery.
It is true that it was hot there, he added, modestly.
"No, on my true word of honor," said Natasha, crossing herself, "I won't tell anyone!" and she ran off at once to Sonya.
It's true that all you women are crybabies, remarked Petya, pacing the room with large, resolute strides.
This was quite true, but the count, the countess, and Natasha looked at her reproachfully.
"Well, and are you still true to Boris?" he continued.
If what we hear is true, it is dreadful.
Involuntarily recalling his wife's past and her relations with Dolokhov, Pierre saw clearly that what was said in the letter might be true, or might at least seem to be true had it not referred to his wife.
Yes, if it were true, but I do not believe it.
Denisov, with sparkling eyes and ruffled hair, sat at the clavichord striking chords with his short fingers, his legs thrown back and his eyes rolling as he sang, with his small, husky, but true voice, some verses called "Enchantress," which he had composed, and to which he was trying to fit music:
If it is true that Monsieur Denisov has made you a proposal, tell him he is a fool, that's all!
It is true, believe it.
Talking of my family affairs he said to me, the chief duty of a true Mason, as I have told you, lies in perfecting himself.
Great Architect of Nature, help me to find the true path out of the labyrinth of lies!
The prospect was so splendid that she hardly believed it would come true, so out of keeping was it with the chill darkness and closeness of the carriage.
Could she, like other women" (Vera meant herself), "love a man once for all and remain true to him forever?
That is what I consider true love.
Yes, that is true, Prince.
It is true that Natasha is still young, but--so long as that?...
Once, when in a room with a lamp dimly lit before the icon Theodosia was talking of her life, the thought that Theodosia alone had found the true path of life suddenly came to Princess Mary with such force that she resolved to become a pilgrim herself.
Julie was offended and replied that it was true that a woman needs variety, and the same thing over and over again would weary anyone.
It's true this engagement never was much to my liking.
"Natalya Ilynichna," Pierre began, dropping his eyes with a feeling of pity for her and loathing for the thing he had to do, "whether it is true or not should make no difference to you, because..."
Then it is not true that he's married!
"Both true and untrue," Pierre began; but Prince Andrew interrupted him.
Is it true that Moscow is called 'Holy Moscow'?
Sonya felt that this was true: that the only possibility of retrieving the Rostovs' affairs was by Nicholas marrying a rich woman, and that the princess was a good match.
But no, it can't be true that I am in Moscow, he suddenly thought.
But can it be true that I am in Moscow?
Moscow was burned by its inhabitants, it is true, but by those who had abandoned it and not by those who remained in it.
Apropos, tell me please, is it true that the women have all left Moscow?
Only in the highest spheres did all these schemes, crossings, and interminglings appear to be a true reflection of what had to happen.
It's not true... it's not true...
"Yes, of course that's true," said Pierre with a cheerful smile.
"Yes, yes, that is really true," Pierre hastily interrupted her.
But it's true that you remained in Moscow to kill Napoleon?
Pierre admitted that it was true, and from that was gradually led by Princess Mary's questions and especially by Natasha's into giving a detailed account of his adventures.
"It's not true, not true!" cried Pierre.
All the views he formed of men and circumstances at this time remained true for him always.
Is it true she's in love with that...
Not merely is it not hostile to government, but it is a society of true conservatives--a society of gentlemen in the full meaning of that word.
And that is how power is understood by the science of jurisprudence, that exchange bank of history which offers to exchange history's understanding of power for true gold.
It was true, and it brought color to his neck, but he didn't comment.
That might be true, but there was no point in working at becoming a spendthrift simply because he had money.
It was all true though.
That might be true, but none of it explained his kiss.
That's true but the electrostatic attraction is something we're just beginning to understand.
It's so pleasant when you understand your true talents and realize your superiority makes you capable of near impossible goals.
As for true abductions; we've located close to fifty.
Okay, it wasn't exactly true love but Howie's a nice guy and I would have let him do it even if he wasn't so generous.
Fear is my true restraint; fear of what I'll do to her child if I'm again annoyed.
He'd never tried to raise her as a true daughter.
"Dustin says …" "… women are the true scourge of mankind.
His words struck her as true; they were the same doubts she'd had about Gabriel since she met him.
True to his word, Dean refrained from questioning Jennifer.
It sounded far too good to be true, especially since Darkyn knew who she was and what he might extort out of Gabriel to have his mate returned.
True to his word, he removed his fingers and leaned back.
"Very true," declared the Wizard, nodding at her.
"That is true," agreed the Wizard, "and as the river seems to be flowing in the direction of the Pyramid Mountain it will be the easiest way for us to travel."
"Not only possible, but true," replied Jim, who was gratified by the impression he had created.
"Very true," returned the Woggle-Bug, bowing.
Then he called his wisest men together and asked them, "Is it really true that the first people in the world were Egyptians?"
And now they would have spared him; but he was true to his promise,-- as soon as the song was finished, he threw himself headlong into the sea.
We know all this is true because we see signs of it already.
It is true that there is much disagreement over how to achieve these ideals, but the fact remains we want a just society for all.
True, they were broken and stammering syllables; but they were human speech.
Nor is it true that, after I had learned these elements, I did the rest of the work myself.
I searched in the washings for a diamond and found it myself--the only true diamond, they said, that was ever found in the United States.
The thought of going to college took root in my heart and became an earnest desire, which impelled me to enter into competition for a degree with seeing and hearing girls, in the face of the strong opposition of many true and wise friends.
Mrs. Hutton is a true and tried friend.
The reports which you have read in the paper about me are not true at all.
It seems almost too good to be true, does it not?
TO MRS. LAURENCE HUTTON 12 Newbury Street, Boston, January 17, 1899. ...Have you seen Kipling's "Dreaming True," or "Kitchener's School?"
True, her view of life is highly coloured and full of poetic exaggeration; the universe, as she sees it, is no doubt a little better than it really is.
She suggests herself that she can know them better than we do, because she can get the true dimensions and appreciate more immediately the solid nature of a sculptured figure.
Confucius said, "To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge."
Undoubtedly, in this case, what is true for one is truer still for a thousand, as a large house is not proportionally more expensive than a small one, since one roof may cover, one cellar underlie, and one wall separate several apartments.
Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who fail to live it worthily, but who think that they are wiser by experience, that is, by failure.
In eternity there is indeed something true and sublime.
To read well, that is, to read true books in a true spirit, is a noble exercise, and one that will task the reader more than any exercise which the customs of the day esteem.
"My dear Princess Catherine Semenovna," began Prince Vasili impatiently, "I came here not to wrangle with you, but to talk about your interests as with a kinswoman, a good, kind, true relation.
It wasn't true, of course.
Generally speaking, if something sounded too good to be true, it usually was.
Then what we've heard is true: Talon wants his job.
It was true, of course.
He didn't succeed in gaining custody.
Not that it wasn't true - simply unexpected.
True, they had eternity to figure each other out, but he didn't want her turning cold like Dusty or jaded like Jule.
Daniel Brennan had told me the list of true serial killers on the loose at any one time was limited.
"True," he replied and smiled back at her.
Oh, by the by!" he shouted through the doorway after Pierre, "is it true that the countess has fallen into the clutches of the holy fathers of the Society of Jesus?"