Truth Quotes

In a time of universal deceit, telling the Truth is a revolutionary act.

~ George Orwell

I am tired of talk that comes to nothing. It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and all the broken promises. There has been too much talking by men who had no right to talk. It does not require many words to speak the Truth.

~ Chief Joseph

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to Truth .. not starting, and not going all the way.

~ The Buddha

Wisdom is found only in Truth. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You can never find yourself unless you face the Truth. ~ Pearl Bailey

The best mind altering drug is Truth. ~ Dr. Albert Schweitzer

An error does not become Truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does Truth become error because nobody sees it. ~ Gandhi

Know yourself first, then obey your Truth. ~ Jimi Hendrix

All Truth passes through three stages. First it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me Truth. ~ Henry David Thoreau

We are often unprepared for Truth, which is why Truth is revealed to us progressively. ~ Chip Brogden

Half a Truth is often a great lie. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Beat me with the Truth, don’t torture me with lies. ~ Unknown

The Truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end: there it is. ~ Winston Churchill

Truth without love is brutality, and love without Truth is hypocrisy. ~ Warren Wiersbe

Whenever you have Truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

If I only had three words of advice, they would be – tell the Truth. If got three more words, I’d add – all the time. ~ Randy Pausch

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the Truth. ~ Buddha

The highest Truth cannot be put into words. ~ Lao Tzu

The Truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it. ~ Ayn Rand

When in doubt, tell the Truth. ~ Mark Twain

A truly spiritual person lives for the Truth, and breathes for Love. ~ Amma

The Truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is. ~ Nadine Gordimer

I love you and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling the Truth than adore me for telling you lies. ~ Unknown

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked Truth. ~ Agnes Repplier

Whether you “settle” for less than you want in a relationship or in any other area in your life, the knowledge that you have compromised your heart and intuitive truth – this Truth – will consciously or unconsciously lead you to Sabotage your choice. If you hit your inner pause button just for a second and reflect on this, you will connect with the Truth of this statement.  ~ Caroline Myss

A man is never more Truthful than when he acknowledges himself. ~ Mark Twain

A radical is one who speaks the Truth. ~ Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr.

Risk! Risk everything! 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

For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole Truth – to know the worst and provide for it. ~ Patrick Henry

The passion for Truth is silenced by answers which have the weight of undisputed authority. ~ Paul Tillich

One Truth discovered, one pang of regret at not being able to express it, is better than all the fluency and flippancy in the world. ~ William Hazlitt

Truth emerges more readily from error than confusion. ~ Francis Bacon

Like the gush of the morning light, Truth must go forward. ~ E.H. Chapin

The words of Truth are always paradoxical. To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. ~ Lao Tzu

Thorough Truthfulness – Truthfulness to others and to ourselves – is a rare virtue and he who indeed acts upon it is the noblest of all heroes. ~ E.H. Chapin

Being frank is always better then being falsely sweet because by being frank in life we may get lot of true enemies but surely not untrue friends. Live your life from your heart. Share from your heart. And your story will touch and heal people’s souls. ~ Melody Beattie

If you shut up Truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through it will blow up everything in its way. ~ Emile Zola

Treat kindly every miserable Truth that knocks begging at your dook, otherwise you will some day fail to recognise Truth himself when he comes in rags. ~ Austin O’Malley

Truth is like the town whore. Everybody knows her, but nonetheless, it’s embarrassing to meet her on the street. ~ Wolfgang Borchert

Whoever is careless with the Truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. ~ Albert Einstein

Truth will ultimately prevail where this is pains taken to bring it to light. ~ George Washington


Being vulnerable doesn’t have to be threatening. Just have the courage to be sincere, open and honest. This opens the door to deeper communication all around. It creates self-empowerment and the kind of connections with others we all want in life. Speaking from the heart frees us from the secrets that burden us. These secrets are what make us sick or fearful. Speaking Truth helps you get clarity on your real heart directives. ~ Sara Paddison

Simply speaking Truth heals… How did we come to forget than anything true is beautiful? ~ JF

Your word is the most essential part of your character. Do your words match your actions? Do you keep your promises? Do you keep your commitments? Every lie you tell, every time you deceive another, you deplete a little bit more of your own power and energy. Ultimately you are just lying and deceiving yourself.

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in Truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. ~ Khalil Gibran

I don’t care about your words… I care about the energy behind your words, because that is what truly matters. Words are limiting and often cause to misunderstandings. And as we are becoming more and more telepathic, we sense the energy behind the words, we sense the intention behind any action, therefore authenticity and honesty is more paramount than ever. Before you act feel where you are acting from. Are you acting from your heart, the center of love or from your solar plexus, the center of ego. This is a good exercise to secure, that we are always acting out of love. ~ Grace Elohim

Upon my word, I think the Truth is the hardest missile one canbe pelted with. ~ George Eliot

As we awaken we fear the ego will punish us for embracing Truth and hurt someone we love. It tries to keep us in a contracted state of fear. When we listen to this we empower the ego. Let it go and have the courage to walk your pathway to Truth, whatever it is. Laugh at the absurdity of this and know love surrounds and protects you. ~ Kevin Fitzgerald

Shallow Truth is better than deep deception. If, no matter how hard you try, appearance makes you happy and silence drives you mad, fuck meditation and go get yourself a new blouse. ~ Greg Webb

A lie gets halfway around the world before the Truth has a chance to get its pants on. ~ Winston Churchill

If one tells the Truth, one is sure sooner or later to be found out. ~ Oscar Wilde

To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be Truthful. ~ Edward R. Murrow

When a man who is honestly mistaken hears the Truth, he will either quit being mistaken, or cease to be honest. ~ Unknown

In the matter of a difficult question it is more likely that the Truth should have been discovered by the few than by the many. ~ Rene Descartes-Rules

In a free society, there comes a time when the Truth – however hard it may be to hear – must be told. ~ Al Gore

Truth is a torch, but a huge one and so it is only with blinking eyes what we all of us try to get past it, in actual terror of being burnt. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

When I tell the Truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do. ~ William Blake

Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object. ~ Albert Camus

When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the Truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic. ~ Dresden James

Integrity is telling myself the Truth. And honesty is telling the Truth to other people. ~ Spencer Johnson

When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the Truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic. ~ Dresden James

Pure Truth, like pure gold, has been found unfit for circulation, because men have discovered that it is fare more convenient to adulterate the Truth, than to refine themselves. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

It is better to be divided by Truth than to be united in error. ~ Adrian Rodgers

Once your soul has been enlarged by a Truth, it can never return to its original size. ~ Blaise Pascal

When you know the Truth, the Truth makes you a soldier. ~ Gandhi

We know the Truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart. ~ Blaise Pascal

It is better to ultimately succeed with the Truth than to temporarily succeed with a lie. ~ Adrian Rodgers

Here the ways of men part: if you wish to strive for peace of soul and pleasure, then believe; if you wish to be a devotee of truth, then inquire. ~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Every violation of Truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

A single lie destroys a whole reputation for integrity. ~ Baltasar Gracian

Facing the Truth is so much easier than all the time and energy it takes running away from it.

Truth lives in the cellar, error on the doorstep. ~ Austin O’Malley

Some people handle the Truth carelessly. Others never touch it at all. ~ Unknown

Truth is universal. Perception of Truth is not. ~ Anonymous

Truth has a way of waiting for us to come forth and confess the lies of our lives. It has a way of gazing at us until we can bear the look of Truth no longer. ~ Macrina Wiederkehr

The Truth is inseparable from who you are. Yes, you are the Truth. If you look for it elsewhere, you will be deceived every time. ~ Eckhart Tolle

There is no religion higher then the Truth. ~ Mark Frost

He who shuts Truth out, by the same act opens the door to all the error that supplies its place. ~ Horace Mann

Truth is the substance of the soul. ~ Edward Counsel

Few men have depth enough to hear or tell the Truth. ~ Luc De Clapiers

If you can’t tell the Truth to the people you care the most about, eventually you stop being able to tell the Truth to yourself. ~ Cassandra Clare


One response

  1. tgh

    Very nice quotes!

    November 10, 2010 at 2:46 pm

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