The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth.
- Albert Einstein
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
- Abraham Lincoln
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Speak your truth quietly & clearly; ...
- Max Ehrmann, from Desiderata
Lying makes a problem part of the future; truth makes a problem part of the past.
- Rick Pitino
There is nothing as powerful as the truth and often nothing as strange.
- Daniel Webster
The greatest homage to truth is to use it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
- William Blake
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.
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
Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is boring without it.
- Pearl S. Buck
Adversity is the first path to truth.
- Lord Byron
It does not require many words to speak the truth
- Chief Joseph
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
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
- Charles Dickens
Truth is a passion. One cannot learn it; one must possess it.
- Ernst Toller
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.
- Alexander Pope
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
- Mark Twain
If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you can't tell it about other people.
- Virginia Woolf
By doubting we come at truth.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always
- Albert Schweitzer
Honesty is the 1st chapter in the book of wisdom.
- Thomas Jefferson
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
The greatest truth must be recognition that in every man, in every child is the potential for greatness.
- Robert Kennedy
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.
- Francis Bacon
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
- Mark Twain
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
Truth is what stands the test of experience.
- Albert Einstein
Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.
- Flannery O'Connor
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.
- Sherlock Holmes
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
- Edgar J. Mohn
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