Truth Quotes

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.

Henry David Thoreau

Nothing gives us rest but the sincere search for truth.

Blaise Pascal 1623

Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Winsont Churchill

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.

Virginia Woolf

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.

Martin Luther King

Every truth we see is one to give to the world, not to keep to ourselves alone.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Be not so bigoted to any custom as to worship it at the expense of truth.

Johann Georg von Zmmermann

The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world

Max Born

Have I done anything for society? I have then done more for myself. Let that question and truth be always present to thy mind, and work without cessation.

William G. Simms

There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the whole world.

Thomas Jefferson

Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.

Kahlil Gibran

Art-speech is the only truth. An artist is usually a damned liar, but his art, if it be art, will tell you the truth of his day. And that is all that matters. Away with eternal truth.

D.H. Lawrence

Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong

Thomas Jefferson

The fact that there is a general belief in a future life is no evidence of its truth

Clarence Darrow

There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, Adversity is the first path to truth

Lord Byron

Adversity is the first path to truth; He who hath proved war, storm, or woman's rage, Whether his winters be eighteen or eighty, Has won the experience which is deemed so weighty

Lord Byron

Whatever sympathy I feel towards religions, whatever admiration for some of their adherents, whatever historical or biological necessity I see in them, whatever metaphorical truth, I cannot accept them as credible explanations of reality; and they are incredible to me in proportion to the degree that they require my belief in positive human attributes and intervenient powers in their divinities.

John Fowles

[W]e all need friends with whom we can speak of our deepest concerns, and who do not fear to speak the truth in love to us.

Margaret Guenther

It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.

Henry Ward Beecher

Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.

Pearl S Buck

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth ... The trite subjects of human efforts - possessions, outward success, luxury - have always seemed to me contemptible.

Albert Einstein 1879

Speak the truth by all means; be bold and fearless in your rebuke of error, and in your keener rebuke of wrongdoing; but be human, and loving, and gentle, and brotherly, the while.

W N Punshon

Say not, 'I have found THE truth,' but rather, 'I have found A truth.'

Kahlil Gibran 1883

Love truth, and pardon error.

Voltaire
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