Truth Quotes

George lucas - many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on...
The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.
Edith Sitwell

Chinese prove - if you are rich, you speak the truth if you are...
Rmy de gourmont - the terrible thing about the quest for truth is...
This is the truth As from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.
Maitri Upanishads
A half - Truth is a whole lie.
Yiddish Prove

We hold these truths to be self - Evident that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
US Declaration of Independence
Nobody speaks the truth when there is something they must have.
Elizabeth Bowen
The truth, of course, is that a billion falsehoods told a billion times by a billion people are still false.
Travis Walton
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Mark Twain, (attributed)
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) The Sign of Four, 1890
It a letter contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.
Robert Armstrong
Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
Philip Guedalla
You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
Aldous Huxley
If you tell the truth, you have infinite power supporting you; but if not, you have infinite power against you.
Charles Gordon
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men. Wealth out not to secure the prosperous the slightest consideration. The only distinctions which should be recognized are those of the soul, of strong principle, of incorruptible integrity, of usefulness, of cultivated intellect, of fidelity in seeking the truth.
William Ellery Channing
Truth is beautiful, without doubt but so are lies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.
Charles Peguy
Fame - A few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
John Christian Bovee
Are you going out after the truth, or are you going out after something you believe?
Richard D. Rosen
A technique succeeds in mathematical physics, not by a clever trick, or a happy accident, but because it expresses some aspect of a physical truth.
O. G. Sutton
For Africa to me is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
Maya Angelou
People say they love truth, but in reality they want to believe that which they love is true.
Robert J. Ringe
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics
Love truth but pardon error.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
Thomas Carlyle
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.
George Santayana, Little Essays (1920) "Ideal Immortality".
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
Abraham Lincoln, letter to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, July 18, 1864
All truths, not merely ideas, but truthful faces, truthful pictures or songs, are highly beautiful.
Mohandas Ghandi
It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
Jerome K. Jerome
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Till a man can judge whether they be truths or not, his understanding is but little improved, and thus men of much reading, though greatly learned, but may be little knowing.
John Locke
There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains. the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.
Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Aesop
Man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
Aristotle was once asked what those who tell lies gain by it. Said he, That when they speak truth they are not believed.
Laertius Diogenes
And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason outselves into it.
William Butler Yeats
From error to error, one discovers the entire truth.
Sigmund Freud
No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth.
Francis Bacon