Sentence Examples with the word half truth

An earnest attempt to satisfy this demand was made by Fichte whose single principle was the activity of the pure Ego, while his single method was the assertion of a truth revealed by reflection on the content of conscious experience, the characterization of this as a half truth and the supplementation of it by its other, and finally the harmonization of both.

This man seemed to me to lean over the cornice, and timidly whisper his half truth to the rude occupants who really knew it better than he.