Truth Quotes

Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.

Robert Brault

If you want to ruin the truth, stretch it.


Truth fears no questions.


If you avoid the truth, you pay for your lies. A lie always does the most harm to the person who tells it.

Karen Moline, "Belladonna

I have seldom known a person, who deserted the truth in trifles and then could be trusted in matters of importance.

Babe Paley

Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.

James Cardinal Gibbons

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth

Oscar Wilde

A lie is just the truth waiting to be itself.

Terri Guillemets

Respect for the truth is an acquired taste.

Mark Van Doren

Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it

Emily Dickinson

A half truth is a whole lie.

Yiddish Proverb

The more any man is in the contemplation of truth, the more fairer and firmer impression is made upon his heart by truth.

Thomas Brooks

Truth is simple. They who say that truth is complicated deceive themselves, and the truth is not in them.

Henri Barbusse

Truth, as Bergson knew, is a hard apple, whether one is throwing it or catching it.

Donald Barthelme

Truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights.

Francis Bacon
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