Truth Quotes

If you shut your door to all errors, truth will be shut out.

Rabindranath Tagor 1861

The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.

Confucius 551BC

The truth hurts like a thorn at first; but in the end it blossoms like a rose.

Samuel Ha-Nagid C.900

Moral courage and character go hand in hand .... a man of real character is consistently courageous, being imbued with a basic integrity and a firm sense of principle.

Martha Boaz

My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.

Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809

Never allow the integrity of your own way of seeing things and saying things to be swamped by the influence of a master, however great.

George P. Lathrop

Nothing gives us rest but the sincere search for truth.

Blaise Pascal 1623

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Katherine Mansfield 1888

Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.

Henry David Thoreau

The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who love it.

George Santayana 1863

The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.

Dr. Smiley Blanton

Never let a sense of what is right blind you to what is true.

ScottAllen

Truth is the glue that holds government together.

Gerald R. Ford

Two people sat talking in a small room for several weeks, and things started happening. They began thinking about each other; one would dream about the other; they copied each other's mannerisms. What was it really all about? She liked to think she had a firm hold on the reins at all times, but the truth was that often she was just along for the ride.

Lisa Alther

For the trouble with lying and decieving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.

Hannah Arendt

For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war.

Barbara Levy Boxer

Nobody speaks the truth when there's something they must have.

Elizabeth Bowen

A lie that is accepted by a sufficient number of ignorant voters becomes a political truth.

James Bovard

There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.

Francis Herbert Bradley

Eclecticism. Every truth is so true that any truth must be false.

Francis Herbert Bradley

The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

There will always be liars, swindlers and charlatans. Hopefully there will also always be the modern Houdinis and the seekers of the truth, snapping at their heels and holding them to account.

Derren Victor Brown

Briefly, you can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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