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Truth Quotes


Truth exists; only lies are invented.
– Georges Braque

There is little more powerful than when truth joins action.
– Bryant H. McGill

A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
– Aesop

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
– Hosea Ballou

When in doubt, tell the truth.
– Mark Twain

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

Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.
– Edward Abbey

Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.
– Flannery O'Connor

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
– Oscar Wilde

In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act.
– George Orwell

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
– Andre Gide

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
– Carl Jung
Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.
– Ansel Adams
Too much truth is uncouth.
– Franklin P. Adams
A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
– Joseph Addison
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.
– Joseph Addison
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.
– Alfred Adler
The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.
– Alfred Adler
Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
– Aesop