Truth Quotes

Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.
– Louisa May Alcott
Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
– Louisa May Alcott
I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.
– Muhammad Ali
My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world.
– Muhammad Ali
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
– Henri Frederic Amiel
Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.
– Henri Frederic Amiel
Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.
– Henri Frederic Amiel
For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
– Maya Angelou
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
– Maya Angelou
The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.
– Saint Thomas Aquinas
Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
– Louis Aragon
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
– Hannah Arendt
The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
– Hannah Arendt
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
– Aristotle
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
– Aristotle
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
It is by doubting that we come to investigate, and by investigating that we recognize the truth.
– Peter Abelard
Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true.
– Richard Bach
There is no original truth, only original error.
– Gaston Bachelard
Science is but an image of the truth.
– Sir Francis Bacon