Whatever is real is the truth.
Truth is valued by both society as a whole and us as individuals.
Wise Truth Quotes
Take it straight from the horse’s mouth. ~ Francis Iles.
The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie. ~ Ann Landers.
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. ~ Mark Twain.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. ~ Virginia Woolf.
A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent. ~ William Blake.
Proof is boring. Proof is tiresome. Proof is an irrelevance. People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes. ~ Joe Abercrombie.
The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it. ~ Dorothy L. Sayers.
It is perfectly monstrous.. the way people go about nowadays saying things against one behind one’s back that are absolutely and entirely true. ~ Oscar Wilde.
The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. ~ Flannery O’Connor.
Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object. ~ Albert Camus.
Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you. ~ Stephanie Klein.
Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it. ~ Confucius.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable. ~ James A. Garfield.
Truth sits upon the lips of dying men. ~ Matthew Arnold.
Diamond cuts diamond. ~ Marstow.
Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe. ~ Henry David Thoreau.
It is wise not to seek a secret and honest not to reveal it. ~ Benjamin Franklin.
Truth only reveals itself when one gives up all preconceived ideas. ~ Shoseki.
As you shall sow, so shall you reap. ~ Bible.
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and of life. ~ Henri Frederic Amiel.
In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies. ~ Winston Churchill.
Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it. ~ Mark Twain.
Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices. ~ Benjamin Franklin.
Best Truth Quotes
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act. ~ George Orwell.
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling falsehood about us, I will stop telling the truth about them. ~ Adlai Stevenson.
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth. ~ Mahatma Gandhi.
All truth passes through three stages: First it is ridiculed, second it is violently opposed and third it is accepted as being self-evident. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer.
Truth cannot be interpreted – it can only be experienced. ~ Sadhguru.
Candor is appreciated and people say that is what they want. However, what they mean is tell me the truth, even if you have to make it up. ~ Monica L. Wofford.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons. ~ Michael Jackson.
I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best. ~ Marilyn Monroe.
Put a silk on a goat and it is still a goat. ~ Irish Proverb.
Just because everybody’s doing something, doesn’t mean it’s right. ~ Unknown.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth. ~ Vladimir Lenin.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to deliver them. ~ Galileo Galilei.
Famous Truth Quotes
For each truth, the contrary is also true! ~ Herman Hesse.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. ~ Buddha.
Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies. ~ Dorothy Allison.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it. ~ Mark Twain.
Truth is the breath of life to human society. It is the food of the immortal spirit. Yet a single word of it may kill a man as suddenly as a drop of prussic acid. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes.
The truth doesn’t always set you free; people prefer to believe prettier, neatly wrapped lies ~ Jodi Picoult.
Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away. ~ Ismail Haniyeh.
People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it’s served up. ~ George R.R. Martin.
The truth is effortless. ~ Rashida Costa.
Nobody speaks the truth when there is something they must have. ~ Elizabeth Bowen.
Popular Truth Quotes
The truth, of course, is that a billion falsehoods told a billion times by a billion people are still false. ~ Travis Walton.
Practice what you preach. ~ Unknown.
I’d rather be hated for who I am, rather than loved for who I am not. ~ Kurt Cobain.
People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe. ~ Andy Rooney.
Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health off human society. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. ~ Mark Twain
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away. ~ Elvis Presley.
When in doubt, tell the truth. ~ Mark Twain.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t. ~ Mark Twain.
Better slip with foot than tongue. ~ Benjamin Franklin.
Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. ~ George Washington.
You can’t make bricks without straw. ~ Unknown.
Before speaking, consult your inner-truth barometer, and resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear. ~ Wayne W. Dyer.
The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words of the truth. ~ Lao Tzu.
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold. ~ Leo Tolstoy.
Top Truth Quotes
In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act. ~ Unknown.
Truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it and ignorance may deride it, but, in the end, there it is. ~ Sir Winston Churchill.
Be sure you are right, then go ahead. ~ Davy Crockett.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. ~ Oscar Wilde.
History repeats itself. ~ George Eliot.
Powerful Truth Quotes
The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept. ~ George Carlin.
When one realizes one is asleep, at that moment one is already half-awake. ~ P.D. Ouspensky.
Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it. ~ Emily Dickinson.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. ~ Henry David Thoreau.
My longing for truth was a single prayer. ~ Edith Stein.
Facts are many, but the truth is one. ~ Rabindranath Tagore.
Fine words butter no parsnips. ~ John Clarke.
It takes two to speak truth – one to speak, and another to hear. ~ Henry David Thoreau.
Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth. ~ Kahlil Gibran.
The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. ~ Joe Klaas.
We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable. ~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
By doubting we are led to question, by questioning we arrive at the truth. ~ Peter Abelard.
Play the part and you shall become. ~ Unknown.
Amazing Truth Quotes
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty. ~ Stephen King.
The third time you say a thing, it sounds like a lie. ~ Harrison Ford.
Pretending to be someone you’re not is a waste of the person you are. ~ Kurt Cobain.
Understanding is a three edged sword: your side, their side, and the truth. ~ J. Michael Straczynski.
Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it. ~ George R.R. Martin.
The unexamined life is not worth living. ~ Socrates.
Infinite love is the only truth. Everything else is illusion. ~ David Icke.
Truth can be a dangerous thing. It is quite patient and relentless. ~ R. Scott Richards.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. ~ George Washington.
The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you. ~ David Foster Wallace.
What you would seem to be, be really. ~ Benjamin Franklin.
So these were 90 quotes about Truth.