Truth Quotes

It is a terrible thing for a man to find out suddenly that all his life he has been speaking nothing but the truth.
~Oscar Wilde

Peace if possible, truth at all costs.
~Martin Luther

Theories are private property, but truth is common stock.
~Charles Caleb Colton

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.

There is no Truth. There is only the truth within each moment.
~Ramana Maharshi

The search for truth implies a duty. One must not conceal any part of what one has recognized to be true.
~Albert Einstein

Truth only reveals itself when one gives up all preconceived ideas.

The truth is “hate speech” only to those who have something to hide.
~Michael Rivero

When I tell any truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.
~William Blake

The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
~Jim Davis

Truth is rarely writ in ink; it lives in nature.
~Martin H. Fischer

We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable.
~Alexander Solzhenitsyn

It will never be possible by pure reason to arrive at some absolute truth.
~Werner Heisenberg

Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The trouble about man is twofold. He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple.
~Rebecca West

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.
~Agnes Repplier

Truth has very few friends and those few are suicides.
~Antonio Porchia

We are often unprepared for Truth, which is why Truth is revealed to us progressively.
~Chip Brogden

There is no god higher than truth.
~Mahatma Gandhi

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
~Galileo Galilei

Men ardently pursue truth, assuming it will be angels’ bread when found.
~W. MacNeile Dixon

To see what is in front of one’s nose requires a constant struggle.
~George Orwell

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on.
~Winston Churchill

Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
~Abraham Lincoln

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
~Sir Winston Churchill

People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty.
~Richard J. Needham

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.
~Agnes Repplier

Turns out if you never lie, there’s always someone mad at you.
~ Scott Westerfeld,

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.
~Father James Keller

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it’s hell.
~Harry Truman

It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
~Jerome K. Jerome

The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.
~Edith Sitwell

When truth is divided, errors multiply.
~Eli Siegel

Between whom there is hearty truth, there is love.
~Henry David Thoreau

Three things cannot long be hidden the sun, the moon, and the truth.

The truth is more important than the facts.
~Frank Lloyd Wright

Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing the matter with this, except that it ain’t so.
~Mark Twain

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn’t.
~Mark Twain

Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.
~Slovenian Proverb

Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
~Mark Twain

Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
~Oscar Wilde

Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it.
~Emily Dickinson
The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.
~William James

Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
~Winston Churchill

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
~Thomas Jefferson

The truth that makes us free is always ticking away like a time-bomb in the basement of everybody’s church.
~Robert Farrar Capon

Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
~Aldous Huxley

Truth stood on one side and Ease on the other; it has often been so.
~Theodore Parker

God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please – you can never have both.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
~Josh Billings

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