Truth Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Truth

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As long as I tell the truth I feel that nobody can touch me.
~By Henry Rollins ~


The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.
~By Michelle Obama ~


I'm not comfortable with just entertaining. Although I like entertaining, I also like bringing forward the truth of our times as minstrels used to in the old days.
~By Serj Tankian ~


A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating and interesting and enlightening.
~By Bruce Davison ~


It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
~By Henry Miller ~


I am here to give the American people some straight talk about higher education. Some have said we might have cut financial aid for college students. The truth is we have expanded access to college for our neediest students through the record growth of the Pell grant program.
~By Ric Keller ~


If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
~By Horace Mann ~


Nine times out of ten, in the arts as in life, there is actually no truth to be discovered; there is only error to be exposed.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


I am a friend of Adventist people and a lover of truth.
~By Walter Martin ~


The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
~By Abu Bakr ~


Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


They should hold themselves absolutely upon the immovable foundation of truth and nature, whereby alone they can save themselves from misapprehensions and from the danger of being entirely carried away from reality into mere dreams and fictions.
~By Ethan A. Hitchcock ~


Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port; but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


Eternal truth, eternal righteousness, eternal love; these only can triumph, for these only can endure.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


If there is any one truth from the legacy of the Cayce readings, it would be that there is a spiritual dimension to humans, something beyond time and space.
~By Henry Reed ~


The act is truth. Nothing that was ever recorded is truth. Nothing that was ever said is truth. Only the act.
~By Jack Bowman ~


Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats and irritates them, and is attended by fatal consequences in excess.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


It may sound a bit like an army barracks, but the truth of the matter is: there must be some time laid aside for arranging, time for working on either a book or an article - I've written two articles in the last four months for the New York Times book review section.
~By Mel Torme ~


The truth doesn't have to do with cruelty, the truth has to do with mercy.
~By Ken Kesey ~


The truth is, no matter how trying they become, babies two and under don't have the ability to make moral choices, so they can't be bad. That category only exists in the adult mind.
~By Anne Cassidy ~


If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


I think it would be very boring dramatically to have a film where everybody was a lawyer or doctor and had no faults. To me, the most important thing is to be truthful.
~By Spike Lee ~


There are many great truths which we do not deny, and which nevertheless we do not fully believe.
~By Joshua Willis Alexander ~


Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news.
~By John Le Carre ~


A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm, some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth, and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


You know, comedy's hard. With drama, you have a responsibility to the emotional truth, but with comedy, you have emotional truth and you have technique on top of it.
~By Julianne Moore ~


I am a fighter. I believe in that which is right, and the truth is, I have been the Lone Ranger for the past thirty years and I will not give up the fight. I love my public and I'll fight for you. I'll continue to make personal appearances for my thousands of fans.
~By Clayton Moore ~


Like everything genuine, its inner life guarantees its truth. All works of art created by truthful minds without regard for the work's conventional exterior remain genuine for all times.
~By Franz Marc ~


In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.
~By Ernst Fischer ~


But that citizen's perception was also at one with the truth in recognizing that the very brutality of the means by which the IRA were pursuing change was destructive of the trust upon which new possibilities would have to be based.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


Facts are many, but the truth is one.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


Time, still as he flies, adds increase to her truth, and gives to her mind what he steals from her youth.
~By Edward Moore ~


I soon discovered, after I became chairman of the NEH, that, for a number of academics, the truth was not merely irrelevant - it no longer existed.
~By Lynne Cheney ~


There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself; anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Have you heard of this new thing called the internet? It's giving people new expectations. It's allowing them to become their own expert. Knowledge lies anxious at their fingertips. Gloss over the truth in your advertising and you'll quickly be dismissed as a poser.
~By Roy H. Williams ~


A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
~By Josh Billings ~


I always felt that a scientist owes the world only one thing, and that is the truth as he sees it.
~By Hans Eysenck ~


I want a language that speaks the truth.
~By Studs Terkel ~


In reading the scriptures of truth, we often put wrong constructions upon them, and apply them improperly; and I apprehend it has often been the case in relation to this portion, particularly that part in relation to man's seeking out many inventions.
~By Elias Hicks ~


The truth of the matter is, you lose a parent to murder when you're 10 years old, and in fact at the time of the murder you hate your lost parent, my mother in my case.
~By James Ellroy ~


Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then; life is dull without it.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
~By Plato ~


Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


The lovers of romance can go elsewhere for satisfaction but where can the lovers of truth turn if not to history?
~By Katharine Anthony ~


Science never gives up searching for truth, since it never claims to have achieved it.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


It's much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar decisions, than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That's the truth.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Country music is the people's music. It just speaks about real life and about truth and it tells things how they really are.
~By Faith Hill ~


The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
~By Samuel Butler ~


There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


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 ~


Yes, more than 100 Democrats voted to authorize Bush to take the nation to war. Most of them did so in the belief that the president and his administration were truthful in their statements that Saddam Hussein was a gathering menace.
~By Bob Graham ~


An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


The simplest principles become difficult of practice, when habits, formed in error, have been fixed by time, and the simplest truths hard to receive when prejudice has warped the mind.
~By Francis Wright ~


Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
~By Carl Jung ~


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


By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.
~By George Carlin ~


It's my experience that you really can't lose when you try the truth.
~By Sharon Stone ~


The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic, but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


Unemployment is sky-rocketing; deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I don't care whose fault it is, it's the truth.
~By John Mellencamp ~


Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.
~By Lao Tzu ~


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 think fiction is a very serious thing, that while it is fiction, it is also a revelation of truth, or facts.
~By John McGahern ~


The bud of victory is always in the truth.
~By Benjamin Harrison ~


The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called "truth".
~By Dan Rather ~


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 ~


I've always believed you can get closer to the truth by pretending not to speak it.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


As far as I remember, even younger than eight, I have always been guided by reason. Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth, to the real, and to sane Justice.
~By Albert Claude ~


I will tell the truth wherever I please.
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


To a poet the mere making of a poem can seem to solve the problem of truth, but only a problem of art is solved in poetry.
~By Laura Riding ~


Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable.
~By Werner Herzog ~


The truth is everybody does it from time to time. People dial telephone numbers and they get a wrong number only to find that they've read the last two digits backwards. Everybody does it, but dyslexics have this tendency to a higher degree.
~By Bruce Jenner ~


To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


Over the course of time this gave us a deep respect for ideas, both our own and those of others, and an understanding that conflict through debate is a powerful means of revealing truth.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback.
~By Bill Copeland ~


In this world truth can wait; she is used to it.
~By Douglas William Jerrold ~


The cops picked me up for attempted murder. I can still see the detectives, licking their chops. Thought they had me. Two weeks later, the cat came out of a coma and told the truth. I was innocent.
~By Barry White ~


The trouble about man is twofold. He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple.
~By Rebecca West ~


A new untruth is better than an old truth.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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


Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


A veritable incubator of short cuts, schemes and devices to overcome the truth.
~By David A. Stockman ~


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


Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
~By Umberto Eco ~


A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.
~By Georges Bataille ~


Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.
~By William Faulkner ~


I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so difficult to accept for a working proposition as any one of the axioms of physics.
~By Henry Brooks Adams ~


Truth is inner harmony.
~By Walther Rathenau ~


If we are to take for the criterion of truth the majority of suffrages, they ought to be gotten from those philosophic and patriotic citizens who cultivate their reason.
~By James Madison ~


Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.
~By Bill Cosby ~


Absolute truth belongs to Thee alone.
~By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing ~


The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth.
~By Michael Graves ~


But especially if you have the wrong people within your circle. Truthfully, at the end of the day, no one cares about you in this business whether they are your agent or your manager or your publicist.
~By Heather Matarazzo ~


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


An idea is a putting truth in check-mate.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~

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October 5 ,2022
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