39 Truth Quotes

A collection of truth quotes. Telling the truth is always the right thing to do. May these bring you solace when you are tempted to say otherwise.

  1. The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth. Albert Einstein

  2. Truth is generally the best vindication against slander. Abraham Lincoln
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  3. The truth is found when men are free to pursue it. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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  4. Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence. Mahatma Gandhi
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  5. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; . . . Max Ehrmann, Desiderata
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  6. Lying makes a problem part of the future; truth makes a problem part of the past. Rick Pitino

  7. In some cases, the true issue is not that people cannot believe—it is that they "will not believe." Paul E. Little, Know Why You Believe
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  8. There is nothing as powerful as the truth and often nothing as strange. Daniel Webster
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  9. The greatest homage to truth is to use it. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  10. Painful as it may be, rejection can be a good thing. Rejection can force you to confront the truth about what you really want—a truth that, maybe, you haven’t admitted to anyone yet, not even yourself. Alexandra Franzen, You're Going to Survive

  11. Be careful not to imagine the worst in a situation and then treat your imagination as if it were the truth. Stanley Steel, How to Not Be Jealous

  12. It takes two to speak the truth - one to speak and another to hear. Henry David Thoreau

  13. When you shoot an arrow of truth, dip its point in honey. Proverb

  14. Life is not a single undertaking with tightly related events but a series of exciting, swift pursuits full of truth and passion that culminate in a uniquely meaningful conclusion. Charles H, Moore Jr., Jame Cockerille, Running on Purpose

  15. Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is boring without it. Pearl S. Buck

  16. Adversity is the first path to truth. Lord Byron

  17. It does not require many words to speak the truth Chief Joseph
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  18. We need to contemplate the truth of our past (and, perhaps, present) mistakes, while receiving heaps of God's love, allowing that contrast to birth thankfulness in our hearts that rises in worship to our Savior. Brian Simmons, Jeremy Bouma, Grace and Hope

  19. There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth. Charles Dickens

  20. Truth is a passion. One cannot learn it; one must possess it. Ernst Toller

  21. Truth is the only safe ground to stand on. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

  22. He who tells a lie is not sensible how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one. Alexander Pope

  23. If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. Mark Twain

  24. If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you can't tell it about other people. Virginia Woolf

  25. By doubting we come at truth. Marcus Tullius Cicero

  26. Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always Albert Schweitzer

  27. Honesty is the 1st chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson

  28. Always tell the truth, not only because it is the decent thing to do, but because it gives you such an advantage over the man who is trying to remember his lies! Sam Brookes
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  29. The greatest truth must be recognition that in every man, in every child is the potential for greatness. Robert Kennedy

  30. We are born to inquire after truth; it belongs to a greater power to possess it. It is not, as Democritus said, hid in the bottom of the deeps, but rather elevated to an infinite height in the divine knowledge. Michel de Montaigne

  31. There are three parts in truth: first, the inquiry, which is the wooing of it; secondly, the knowledge of it, which is the presence of it; and thirdly, the belief, which is the enjoyment of it. Francis Bacon

  32. A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Mark Twain

  33. I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs. Samuel Goldwyn

  34. At Christmas time especially, when life is not a Norman Rockwell painting, we can be deceived into believing that what we feel is truth. Rebecca Bryan, The Carols of Christmas
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  35. Truth is what stands the test of experience. Albert Einstein

  36. Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. Flannery O'Connor
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  37. Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong. Henry Ward Beecher

  38. When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. Sherlock Holmes

  39. A lie has speed, but truth has endurance. Edgar J. Mohn

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