Truth Quotes

When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
– Otto von Bismarck
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
– William Blake
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
There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.
– Niels Bohr
Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it.
– Edward de Bono
The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.
– Jorge Luis Borges
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
– Christian Nestell Bovee
A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
– Pearl S. Buck
The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.
– Pearl S. Buck
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
– Buddha
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
– Buddha
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
– Buddha
Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton
One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Some scenes you juggle two balls, some scenes you juggle three balls, some scenes you can juggle five balls. The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101. Then you start putting layers on top of that.
– John Burroughs
All truth is not to be told at all times.
– Samuel Butler
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
– Samuel Butler
For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
– Samuel Butler