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.

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

Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
Abraham Lincoln
Positive   |

The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Inspirational   |

Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence.
Mahatma Gandhi
Poems about Life   |

Speak your truth quietly and clearly; . . .
Max Ehrmann, Desiderata
Inspirational Poems   |

Lying makes a problem part of the future; truth makes a problem part of the past.
Rick Pitino
Problem   |

There is nothing as powerful as the truth and often nothing as strange.
Daniel Webster
Thought Provoking   |

The greatest homage to truth is to use it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes to Live By   |

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer
Believe   |

A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
William Blake
Imagination   |

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

When you shoot an arrow of truth, dip its point in honey.
Proverbs   |

Some folks go through life pleased that the glass is half full. Others spend lifetime lamenting that it's half-empty. The truth is: There is a glass with a certain volume of liquid in it. From there, it's up to you!
Dr. James S. Vuocolo
Life   |

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

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

It does not require many words to speak the truth
Chief Joseph
Graduation   |

It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.
John Locke
Mistake   |

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

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

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

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
Action   |

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

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

By doubting we come at truth.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Doubt   |

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

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

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
Christian Poems   |

The greatest truth must be recognition that in every man, in every child is the potential for greatness.
Robert Kennedy
Children   |

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
Knowledge   |

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
Enjoyment   |

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

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
Work   |

Truth is what stands the test of experience.
Albert Einstein
Experience   |

Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.
Flannery O'Connor
Change   |

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
Henry Ward Beecher
Defeat   |

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

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

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