Truth Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old truth quotes, truth sayings, and truth proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It takes two to speak truth--one to speak, and another to hear. Henry David Thoreau
Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health off human society. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The truth, of course, is that a billion falsehoods told a billion times by a billion people are still false. Travis Walton
Truth can be a dangerous thing. It is quite patient and relentless. R. Scott Richards
Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.' Khalil Gibran
The truth us what it is, not what should be. What should be is a dirty lie. Lenny Bruce
Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it. Emily Dickinson
A lie told often enough becomes the truth. Vladimir Lenin
The third time you say a thing, it sounds like a lie. Harrison Ford
Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object. Albert Camus
Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is. Nadine Gordimer
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coattails. Clarence Darrow
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man. Napoleon Bonaparte
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it. Goethe
They say that in the end truth will triumph, but it's a lie. Anton Chekhov
The seat of truth, is in our secret hearts, / Not in the tongue, which falsehood oft imparts. Brandon's Octavia
All truth is precious, if not all divine, / And all dilates the pow'rs must needs refine. Cowper
Verily there is nothing so false, that a sparkle of truth is not in it. Tupper's Proverbial Philosophy
Truth is powerful and it prevails. Sojourner Truth
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. W. Clement Stone
Truth is timeless. Truth does not differ for one age to another, from one people to another, from one geographical location to another... the great all-prevailing truth stands for time and eternity. Billy Graham
Because truth is unpopular does not mean that is should not be proclaimed. Billy Graham
I have met men who are habitual liars. They have lied so long that they no longer can distinguish between the truth and a lie. Their sensitivity to sin has been almost completely dead end. Billy Graham
Our emotions can lie to us, and we need to counter our emotions with truth. Billy Graham
The truth slips and turns. The facts remain the same. Joshua Brand
Truth is singular. Its 'versions' are mistruths. David Mitchell
Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up. Lilly Wachowski
Because sometimes truth isn't good enough. Sometimes people deserve more. Jonathan Nolan
The truth is an exercise in patience / The truth is not what we signed up for / The truth is no longer concerned with the facts / The truth is a constant stream of non-sequitur Delroy Pottinger
I suspect the truth lies somewhere in the middle / The truth is unnamed source / The truth is not available for comment at this time / The truth is an infinite playlist Delroy Pottinger