Truth Quotes

Turkish prove - if you speak the truth, keep a foot in the...
Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love replused - But it returneth.
Percy B. Shelley

Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Man is fed with fables through life, and leaves it in the belief he knows something of what has been passing, when in truth he has known nothing but what has passed under his own eye.
Thomas Jefferson
Oscar wilde - man is least himself when he talks in his own...
The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.
H. G. Wells, 1903

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
There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.
William James
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics
Risk Risk anything Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
Katherine Mansfield
Nothing is more damaging to a new truth than an old error.
Johann von Goethe
Edward abbey - better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion....
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Jean - Jacques Rousseau
Truth never dies, but lives a wretched life.
Yiddish Prove
The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even murder with the truth.
Alfred Adle
No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth.
Francis Bacon
It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as one part of your life starts looking up, another falls to pieces.
Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones Diary
I believe much trouble and blood would be saved if we opened our hearts more. I will tell you in my way how the Indian sees things. The white man has more words to tell you how they look to him, but it does not require many words to speak the truth.
Chief Joseph
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell that ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton
Truth is the mother of hatred.
Ausonius
A lively, disinterested, persistent looking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not to be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism or doubt.
Henri Frdric Amiel
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
Sallust
The reason that truth is stranger than fiction is that fiction has to have a rational thread running through it in order to be believable, whereas reality may be totally irrational.
Sydney Harris
Any fool can tell the truth; it takes talent to lie well.
Robert Ludlum, "The Tristan Betrayal".
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
Charles Dickens, Bleak House
Read not books alone, but men, and amongst them chiefly thyself. If thou find anything questionable there, use the commentary of a severe friend rather than the gloss of a sweet lipped flatterer; there is more profit in a distasteful truth than in deceitful sweetness.
Francis Quarles
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
Robertson Davies
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth has beauty, power and necessity.
Sylvia Ashton - Warne
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Buddha
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
Harry S Truman, in Look, Apr. 3, 1956
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1890
Kiss the hand of him who can renounce what he has publicly taught, when convicted of his error and who, with heartfelt joy, embraces the truth, though with the sacrifice of favorite opinions.
Johann Kaspar Lavate
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
John Locke
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
John F. Kennedy
Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.
Azel Backus
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Aesop
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief, or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Good writers define reality bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.
Edward Albee
He who is caught in a lie is not believed when he tells the truth.
Spanish Prove