Truth Quotes and Sayings

One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better.
Blaise Pascal

There is no better way to exercise the imagination than the study of the law. No artist ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth
– Jean Giraudoux

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called ‘truth’.
– Dan Rather

Just because your friends have not told you the hard truth doesn’t mean it’s not true. It probably means you’re not open to hearing it.
Alan Robert Neal

A simple truth is greater than many lies.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

Truth is beyond words.
Anandmurti Gurumaa

Submitted by: Anandmurti Gurumaa

See the problem today is that everyone wants to hear the truth, but no one really wants to be honest!

Submitted by: Quincy NJ Jones

Flattery does not encourage the perfect flow of love in the vein of your relationship. Be genuine and speak out what you feel for each other without hiding the painful truth.
– Michael Bassey Johnson


Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.
– Spanish Proverb

No one forgets the truth; they just get better at lying.
Leonardo DiCaprio(Revolutionary Road)

If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one was ever truly harmed. It is the person who continues in his self-deception and ignorance who is harmed.
Marcus Aurelius

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Marcus Aurelius

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
Lord Byron

Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.
George Orwell

Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell

In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
George Orwell

Plato is my friend – Aristotle is my friend — but my greatest friend is truth.
Isaac Newton

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton

Truths are bitter pills, no one takes them easily; you gotta force it down their throats.

Submitted by: Olukayode Akintola-Peters

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