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Truth Quotes

There are several things said about the truth. Truth is bitter! Truth hurts! Dreams are much better than reality! Fiction over fact! Hearing all these kind of statements about truth, it is conceivable what you might be thinking. But, in definition, truth is a statement which is in accordance with a particular fact or reality or a body of real things, real events or actualities. The subject of truth has also been one of the main theories in philosophy and life. Read some truth quotes for an insight into these!

Stephen King

Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.

Rabindranath Tagore

Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.

Walt Disney

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

Willie Nelson

If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time.

Frederick Douglass

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

Jim Morrison

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself

Carl Jung

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.


All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.

Richard Burton

Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.

Charles Bukowski

Bad taste creates many more millionaires than good taste.

Thomas More

The heart that has truly loved never forgets, But as truly loves on to the close.

Emily Dickinson

A wounded deer leaps the highest.

Bertrand Russell

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.

John Maynard Keynes

Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.

Robert Frost

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.

George Washington Carver

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

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William Morris

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.

Audre Lorde

Remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely

Miguel de Cervantes

God bears with the wicked, but not forever.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Youth comes but once in a lifetime.

Michel de Montaigne

Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity.

Bill Watterson

It's surprising how hard we'll work when the work is done just for ourselves.

Dorothy Day

Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear in order to get close enough to love them.

Andre Gide

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.

William Osler

It is much simpler to buy books than to read them and easier to read them than to absorb their contents.

Dwight L. Moody

I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.

Joseph Addison

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.

Elbert Hubbard

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.

Sir Thomas Browne

Death is the cure for all diseases.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Denis Waitley

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.

Edgar Watson Howe

All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into.

Adolf Hitler

Hate is more lasting than dislike.

Princess Diana

When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.

Kurt Cobain

I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.


An honest man is always a child.

Mel Brooks

Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.

Henry Ford

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.

C. S. Lewis

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.

Saint Augustine

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

Billy Graham

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.

Sun Tzu

For them to perceive the advantage of defeating the enemy, they must also have their rewards.

Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.

Benjamin Disraeli

Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him, if you give him nothing to worship, he will fashion his own divinities, and find a chieftain in his own passions.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.

Alexis de Tocqueville

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.


Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.

Zig Ziglar

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

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Michel de Montaigne

For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.

Paul Klee

Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.

Dwight L. Moody

God never made a promise that was too good to be true.

Charles Kingsley

Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us.

Denis Waitley

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Wilson Mizner

The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong.

Mahatma Gandhi

Where there is love there is life.

Jimmy Carter

You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.

George Washington

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

Napoleon Bonaparte

It requires more courage to suffer than to die.

Leonardo da Vinci

Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.

Ernest Hemingway

No weapon has ever settled a moral problem. It can impose a solution but it cannot guarantee it to be a just one.

Willie Nelson

Most of the stuff I've read about me has been true.

John D. Rockefeller

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.


A witty saying proves nothing.

Billie Jean King

That is where the power, opportunity, and choice come from-when you have money. Money equals opportunity. There is no question.

John Milton

No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.

Alice Walker

The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.

Audre Lorde

The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.

Walter Scott

Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.

Thomas Mann

A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth.

Michel de Montaigne

A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.

Paul Klee

Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion, let the artist be truly taciturn.

Bill Watterson

A real job is a job you hate.

Simone Weil

A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.

Les Brown

If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.

Anatole France

It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.

Erma Bombeck

A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.

John Greenleaf Whittier

One brave deed makes no hero.

Charles Kingsley

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.

Warren G. Bennis

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

George Carlin

Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

The truth is, he almost wasn't a senator at all. In 1972, shortly after his improbable victory, but before he took the oath of office, my father went to Washington to look at his new office space. My mom took us to go buy a Christmas tree. On the way home, we were in an automobile accident. My mom, Neilia, and my sister, Naomi, were killed.

Jimmy Carter

It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.

Richard M. Nixon

A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.

Malcolm X

I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.

Quentin Tarantino

A writer should have this little voice inside of you saying, Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here.

Pamela Anderson

I don't really think about anything too much. I live in the present. I move on. I don't think about what happened yesterday. If I think too much, it kind of freaks me out..

Edgar Allan Poe

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

Walt Disney

Disneyland is a show.

Charles Dickens

A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.

Henry Ford

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Dr. Seuss

I meant what I said and I said what I meant.

Isaac Asimov

A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.

Coco Chanel

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!

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Aldous Huxley

Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.

Charles Bukowski

It's possible to love a human being if you don't know them too well.