100+ Truth Quotes & Sayings

100+ Truth Quotes & Sayings


Browse our collection of Truth Sayings & Quotes from books from famous people around the world.

More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them

Harold J. Smith

There are some things one remembers even though they may never have happened.

Harold Pinter

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.

Abraham Lincoln

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.

The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.

Nadine Gordimer

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

Friedrich Nietzsche

[I]t is the wine that leads me on,the wild winethat sets the wisest man to singat the top of his lungs,laugh like a fool – it drives theman to dancing... it eventempts him to blurt out storiesbetter never told.


You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.

Joss Whedon

All children mythologise their birth. It is a universal trait. You want to know someone? Heart, mind and soul? Ask him to tell you about when he was born. What you get won’t be the truth: it will be a story. And nothing is more telling than a story.

Diane Setterfield

Never hold resentments for the person who tells you what you need to hear; count them among your truest, most caring, and valuable friends.

Mike Norton

That is all very senseless, but this senselessness has a pretty mouth, and it smiles.

Robert Walser

Never do anything that you can't admit doing, because if you are that ashamed of whatever it is, it's probably wrong.

Ashly Lorenzana

Proclaim the truth and do not be silent through fear.

Catherine of Siena

Show me a woman who doesn't feel guilty and I'll show you a man.

Erica Jong

There are no facts, only interpretations.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn't quite as spectacular.

Lisa Lutz

Our idea of God tells us more about ourselves than about Him.

Thomas Merton

The truth is, immigrants tend to be more American than people born here.

Chuck Palahniuk

It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.

Neil Gaiman

Some negroes lie, some are immoral, some negro men are not be trusted around women - black and white. But this is a truth that applies to the human race and to no particular race of men.

Harper Lee

There are a dozen views about everything until you know the answer. Then there's never more than one.

C.S. Lewis

Don’t spoil me with your lies, love me with your truth.

T.F. Hodge

When you cut pieces out of the truth to avoid looking like a fool you end up looking like a moron instead.

Robin Hobb

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

George Orwell

The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

Oscar Wilde

It is man's natural sickness to believe that he possesses the truth.

Blaise Pascal

Honest is how I want to look. The truth doesn't glitter and shine.

Chuck Palahniuk

Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.

Edward Abbey

One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman who would tell one that would tell one anything.

Oscar Wilde

Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.

Blaise Pascal

He was a lonely ghost uttering a truth that nobody would ever hear.

George Orwell

Don’t talk like that, Dill, said Aunt Alexandra. It’s not becoming to a child. It’s – cynical.I ain’t cynical, Miss Alexandra. Tellin’ the truth’s not cynical, is it?The way you tell it, it is.

Harper Lee

Because even if the lie is beautiful, the truth is what you face in the end.

Lauren DeStefano

Some things aren't meant to be known. Only believed.

Mary E. Pearson

But I'm going to try to tell the truth. Except for the parts I'm leav­ing out, because there's still stuff I'm just not going to tell you. Get used to it.

Robin McKinley

There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.

Søren Kierkegaard

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

George Orwell

And this is the forbidden truth, the unspeakable taboo - that evil is not always repellent but frequently attractive; that it has the power to make of us not simply victims, as nature and accident do, but active accomplices.

Joyce Carol Oates

Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.

Khaled Hosseini

To forgive is wisdom, to forget is genius. And easier. Because it's true. It's a new world every heart beat.

Joyce Cary

Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to arrive at a greater truth.

Khaled Hosseini

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