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Quotes About Truth
•“The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.” 
― Oscar Wilde
•“When the regard for the truth has been broken down, or even slightly weakend, all things will remain doubtful
― St Augustine
•“Never run from the truth. It is always there; it never changes – save your energy.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.” 
― Bruce Lee
•“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” 
― Gloria Steinem
•“I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.” 
― Malcolm X
•“It is always the false that makes you suffer, the false desires and fears, the false values and ideas, the false relationships between people. Abandon the false and you are free of pain; truth makes happy, truth liberates.” 
― Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
•“I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.” 
― C.S. Lewis
•“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi
•“Don't worry about being effective. Just concentrate on being faithful to the truth.” 
― Dorothy Day
•“The seeker after truth should be humbler than the dust. The world crushes the dust under its feet, but the seeker after truth should so humble himself that even the dust could crush him. Only then, and not till then, will he have a glimpse of truth.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi
•“The truth is like a nipple: the more you twist it, the more somebody is going to get hurt.” 
― Jarod Kintz
•“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” 
― Henry David Thoreau
•“When in doubt tell the truth.” 
― Mark Twain 
•“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.” 
― George Washington
•Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” 
― Henry David Thoreau
•“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.” 
― William Faulkner
•“Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't going away.” 
― Elvis Presley
•“Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.” 
― Mark Twain
•“There's more beauty in truth, even if it is dreadful beauty.” 
― John Steinbeck
“Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.” 
― George R.R. Martin
•“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.” 
― Mark Twain
•“Sometimes what we want isn't what we need.” 
― Gena Showalter
•“One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.” 
― Cal Thomas 
“Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.” 
― Benjamin Disraeli
•“I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.” 
Sylvester Stallone 
“The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.” 
― Ayn Rand
•“There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth.” 
― Louis Farrakhan
•“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
•“All truth is simple... is that not doubly a lie?”
― Friedrich Nietzsche 
•“When you cut pieces out of the truth to avoid looking like a fool you end up looking like a moron instead.” 
― Robin Hobb
I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.” 
Harry S. Truman 
Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.” 
Mahatma Gandhi 
The words of truth are always paradoxical.” 
Lao Tzu 
•“Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies.” 
― Dorothy Allison
•“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don't like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.” 
― Augustine of Hippo
“It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.” 
― Jerome K. Jerome 
•“Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.” 
― Stephanie Klein
•“The unexamined life is not worth living.” 
― Socrates
“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.” 
― Winston Churchill
•“The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.” 
― Albert Einstein
•“Ah, well, the truth is always one thing, but in a way it's the other thing, the gossip, that counts. It shows where people's hearts lie.”
― Paul Scott 
•“I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?” 
― John Lennon
•“I found power in accepting the truth of who I am. It may not be a truth that others can accept, but I cannot live any other way. How would it be to live a lie every minute of your life.” 
― Alison Goodman
•“It has been said, 'the truth will make men free.' The truth alone has never made anyone free. It is only doubt which will bring mental emancipation.” 
― Anton Szandor LaVey
•“If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.” 
― Ren Descartes
•“On some positions, cowardice asks the question, is it expedient? And then expedience comes along and asks the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? Conscience asks the question, is it right?

There comes a time when one must take the position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must do it because conscience tells him it is right.” 
― Martin Luther King, Jr.
•“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.” 
― William Wilberforce
•“People think that a liar gains a victory over his victim. What I ve learned is that a lie is an act of self-abdication, because one surrenders ones reality to the person to whom one lies, making that person ones master, condemning oneself from then on to faking the sort of reality that persons view requires to be faked The man who lies to the world, is the worlds slave from then on There are no white lies, there is only the blackest of destruction, and a white lie is the blackest of all.” 
― Ayn Rand
•“A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.” 
― James Allen 
•“Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.” 
― Leo Tolstoy
•“Three things can not hide for long: the Moon, the Sun and the Truth.” 
― Hermann Hesse
•“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” 
― Mark Twain
•“I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart's affections and the truth of the Imagination.” 
― John Keats
•“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.” 
― C.S. Lewis
•“When truth is replaced by silence,the silence is a lie.” 
― Yevgeny Yevtushenko
•“The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.” 
― Aristotle
•“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.” 
― Lao Tzu
•“The truth doesn't always set you free; people prefer to believe prettier, neatley wrapped lies” 
― Jodi Picoult
•“All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed; Second, it is violently opposed; Third, it is accepted as self-evident.” 
― Arthur Schopenhauer
•“It is an occupational hazard that anyone who has spent her life learning how to lie eventually becomes bad at telling the truth.” 
― Ally Carter
•“Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.” 
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky
•“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.” 
― Virginia Woolf
•“No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.” 
― Franois de La Rochefoucauld
•“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” 
― Kahlil Gibran
•“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” 
― George Orwell
•“Love truth, but pardon error.” 
― Voltaire
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