Truth Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Truth

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The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


We too often bind ourselves by authorities rather than by the truth.
~By Lucretia Mott ~


Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered... the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown.
~By Thomas Becket ~


Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge.
~By Stephen Levine ~


Truth suffers from too much analysis.
~By Frank Herbert ~


Truth is born into this world only with pangs and tribulations, and every fresh truth is received unwillingly.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
~By Albert Pike ~


Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open.
~By Clive Bell ~


Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


No one ever tells us the truth, even those we love.
~By Anna Held ~


In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


One unerring mark of the love of truth is not entertaining any proposition with greater assurance than the proofs it is built upon will warrant.
~By John Locke ~


It's a complete lie, why do people buy these papers? It's not the truth I'm here to say. You know, don't judge a person, do not pass judgement, unless you have talked to them one on one. I don't care what the story is, do not judge them because it is a lie.
~By Michael Jackson ~


A lie can be halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on.
~By James Callaghan ~


The truth is that men are tired of liberty.
~By Benito Mussolini ~


You find that all men are successes or failures. Success is the stamp of truth. I will say all men who fail to place their feet on the dome of facts do so by not sieving all truth and throwing the faulty to one side.
~By Andrew Taylor Still ~


Well, the first thing is that truth and power for me form an antithesis, an antagonism, which will hardly ever be resolved. I can define in fact, can simplify the history of human society, the evolution of human society, as a contest between power and freedom.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
~By Lao Tzu ~


In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last.
~By Hugh Walpole ~


The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


One truth is the swing of the sentence, the beat and poise, but down deeper it's the integrity of the writer as he matches with the language.
~By Don DeLillo ~


A priest is he who lives solely in the realm of the invisible, for whom all that is visible has only the truth of an allegory.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them.
~By Christopher Columbus ~


The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.
~By Joseph Addison ~


The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
~By Tony Robbins ~


A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


Ecclesiasticism in science is only unfaithfulness to truth.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


I guess I'm pretty much of a lone wolf. I don't say I don't like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds.
~By Bela Lugosi ~


The fact that anyone would find me sexy is very, very flattering, but ridiculous. I so don't believe it. But I'm flattered. Truth is, I don't lift a finger to look sexy. Ever.
~By Laura Prepon ~


But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
~By Alan Watts ~


It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well.
~By Cameron Crowe ~


What motivates me in art is the ugly and beautiful nature of the truth. It has to be truthful and honest, even if it is ugly and grotesque.
~By Corin Nemec ~


I think the success of my work stems from being truthful.
~By Catherine O'Hara ~


Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
~By George Byron ~


I'm glad the truth is out. I'm glad everyone knows I'm innocent, not guilty.
~By Puff Daddy ~


Take the word of experience, I speak the truth: inaction is safest in danger.
~By Silius Italicus ~


I think it better that in times like these a poet's mouth be silent, for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


I want to be distinguished from the rest; to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me.
~By Moliere ~


Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


It is the eternal truth in the political as well as the mystical body, that, where one member suffers, all the members suffer with it.
~By Junius ~


I try to lie as much as I can when I'm interviewed. It's reverse psychology. I figure if you lie, they'll print the truth.
~By River Phoenix ~


A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
~By William Shenstone ~


You believe happiness to be derived from the place in which once you have been happy, but in truth it is centered in ourselves.
~By Franz Schubert ~


I wanted readers to be genuinely unsure as to whether she's telling the truth or lying. It meant making her partly sympathetic, and partly unsympathetic, which wasn't easy.
~By Lee Child ~


The way to my heart is by being truthful and spontaneous.
~By Michelle Trachtenberg ~


What encouragement the apostle holds out to us. O my friends, that we might leave all our pretensions, and come to the truth in our own hearts.
~By Elias Hicks ~


I came here to tell you the truth, the good, the bad and the ugly.
~By Oliver North ~


I try to tell the truth.
~By Tucker Carlson ~


The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do.
~By Hugh Grant ~


If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth.
~By John Cleese ~


We have art in order not to die of the truth.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?
~By E. O. Wilson ~


The result is - document destruction - we're really not going to be able to prove beyond a truth the negatives and some of the positive conclusions that we're going to come to. There will be always unresolved ambiguity here.
~By David Kay ~


I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


Most people live in a myth and grow violently angry if anyone dares to tell them the truth about themselves.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
~By Ernest Renan ~


We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.
~By William James ~


The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
~By Hunter S. Thompson ~


Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


What is truth? Truth doesn't really exist. Who is going to judge whether my experience of an incident is more valid than yours? No one can be trusted to be the judge of that.
~By Tracey Emin ~


This is the absolute truth: and on this truth our tactics must be based. All tactics that are not based on this are false, and lead the proletariat to terrible defeat.
~By Herman Gorter ~


One of the most untruthful things possible, you know, is a collection of facts, because they can be made to appear so many different ways.
~By Karl A. Menninger ~


There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile pursuits in life were the pursuit of truth and of beauty and I believe that Alfred Nobel must have felt much the same when he gave these prizes for literature and the sciences.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


War is murder. And the military preparations now being made for a potential major confrontation are aimed at collective murder. In a nuclear age the victims would be numbered by the millions. This naked truth must be faced.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


My body gets weak without truth.
~By Andrei Platonov ~


The words of truth are always paradoxical.
~By Lao Tzu ~


But it is strange how many rational beings believe the ultimate truths of the universe to be reducible to patterns on a blackboard.
~By Frederick Pollock ~


Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
~By Kris Kristofferson ~


Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.
~By Thomas Paine ~


If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
~By Virginia Woolf ~


From this, without doubt, sprang the fable. Man created it thus, because it was not given him to see more than himself and nature, which surrounds him; but he created it true with a truth all its own.
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


Artists speak the truth to the public without fear of retribution or damage to their careers.
~By Ron Silver ~


I have always had a lot more trouble with my truths than with my deceits.
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


The modern composer builds upon the foundation of truth.
~By Claudio Monteverdi ~


Not that I regret saying what I believed to be the truth, but I regret anything that I might have written or spoken that could have been used in a way to help to foster that atmosphere out of which came the loss of life of Brother Malcolm.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.
~By Thomas Merton ~


We are really the conveyors of truth in a very critical time and people need to know that truth.
~By Judd Rose ~


I value unity because I believe we learn truth from each other in this process.
~By Rowan Williams ~


In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, 'Keep your facts, I'm going with the truth.'
~By Stephen Colbert ~


I think male roles are generally much better written. So for actresses, we're always dealing with trying to inject a role with more truth than the writer possibly had in mind.
~By Judy Davis ~


I have not had time to reflect on my own truths in many years.
~By David Blaine ~


If we don't have accurate information, if we are not able to tell difficult truth one to another, we will never be able to effectively design a policy for Iraq.
~By Jack Reed ~


I think Pirandello had something to say to people about what truth really is.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


Truth uncompromisingly told will always have its ragged edges.
~By Herman Melville ~


When distant and unfamiliar and complex things are communicated to great masses of people, the truth suffers a considerable and often a radical distortion. The complex is made over into the simple, the hypothetical into the dogmatic, and the relative into an absolute.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


Usually we are saying only part of the truth.
~By Erno Rubik ~


There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs only to be seen.
~By John Dryden ~


I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
~By James Allen ~


I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard.
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~


When a truth is necessary, the reason for it can be found by analysis, that is, by resolving it into simpler ideas and truths until the primary ones are reached.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


People will feel safer around you and speak truthfully to you when they feel you are listening intently to them.
~By Brian Koslow ~

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