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.
The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth.
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Short Inspirational Quotes
Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence.
Poems about Life
Speak your truth quietly and clearly; . . .
Max Ehrmann, Desiderata
Lying makes a problem part of the future;
truth makes a problem part of the past.
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
There is nothing as powerful as the truth and often nothing as strange.
The greatest homage to truth is to use it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes to Live By
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
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
It takes two to speak the truth - one to speak and another to hear.
Henry David Thoreau
When you shoot an arrow of truth, dip its point in honey.
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
Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is boring without it.
Pearl S. Buck
Adversity is the first path to truth.
It does not require many words to speak the truth
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
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
Truth is a passion. One cannot learn it; one must possess it.
Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you can't tell it about other people.
By doubting we come at truth.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always
Honesty is the 1st chapter in the book of wisdom.
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!
The greatest truth must be recognition that in every man,
in every child is the potential for greatness.
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
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.
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell
me the truth even if it costs them their jobs.
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
Truth is what stands the test of experience.
Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.
Positive Quotes About Change
Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
Henry Ward Beecher
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains,
however improbable, must be the truth.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
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