Truth Quotes

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

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

Donald Barthelme

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

Henri Barbusse

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

If you are truthful you will survive. If you lie you shall perish.

al-Walid, Khalid ibn

How sad, that the group with the most access to the truth chose in several strategic instances to look the other way.

John David Ashcroft

The LAPD has suppressed the truth and it has now lead to deadly consequences.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

Your lack of ethics and conspiring to wrong a just individual are over. Suppressing the truth will leave to deadly consequences for you and your family.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

Can there be a more horrible object in existence than an eloquent man not speaking the truth?

Thomas Carlyle

The pursuit of truth is chimerical. That is why it is so hard to say what truth is. There is no permanent absolute unchangeable truth; what we should pursue is the most convenient arrangement of our ideas.

Samuel Butler

For truth is precious and divine, Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.

Samuel Butler

There were to be no short cuts to the truth. Instead he would have to adopt a longer, but a reasonably sure method. There would have to be conversation. Much conversation. For in the long run, either through a lie, or through truth, people were bound to give themselves away...

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie

To live is to experience things, not sit around pondering the meaning of life.

Paulo Coelho

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.

Joseph Conrad

No virtue ever was founded on a lie. The truth, then, at all risks and costs the truth from the beginning. Make a clean breast to whomsoever you need to make it, and then face the world.

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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