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Always go too far, because that's where you'll find the truth. Albert Camus, philosopher

Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. Mark Twain, author

Judging is preventing us from understanding a new truth. Free yourself from the rules of old judgments and create the space for new understanding. Steve Maraboli, speaker

I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies. Pietro Aretino, poet

I believe that one key to success is to accept truth, no matter how it's spoken. Robert Kiyosaki, investor

If I tell you I'm good, you probably will say I'm boasting. But if I tell you I'm not good, you'll know I'm lying. Bruce Lee, actor

It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great. Confucius, philosopher

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. George Orwell, author

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. Marcus Aurelius, emperor

It's a basic truth of the human condition that everybody lies. The only variable is about what. Gregory House,

The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept. George Carlin, comedian

A half truth is a whole lie. Yiddish Proverbs,

You never find yourself until you face the truth. Pearl Bailey, actress

Better suffer for the truth than prosper in a falsehood. Danish proverb,

The truth is lived, not taught. Hermann Hesse, novelist

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I don't want to waste anyone's time or money. I want to give people some truth and positive heart lift. Mos Def, musician

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. Buddha, leader

I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want. Muhammad Ali, boxer

A truth spoken before its time is dangerous. Proverbs,

I have done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt. Jessamyn West, author

I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me. Jesus Christ, leader

From error to error, one discovers the entire truth. Sigmund Freud, psychologist

When you want to fool the world, tell the truth. Otto von Bismarck, leader

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty. Shinichi Suzuki, musician

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. Albert Einstein, physicist

While you live tell the truth and shame the devil. William Shakespeare, dramatist

It is the truth that irritates a person. Proverbs,

Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. George Orwell, author

Peace if possible, but truth at any rate. Martin Luther, monk

Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth. Henrik Ibsen, poet

Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it. Malcolm X, activist

Truth fears nothing but concealment. Proverbs,

The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth. Hermann Hesse, novelist

Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth, once found, would be simple as well as pretty. James D. Watson, scientist

My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring. Prince William, royalty

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. George Washington, president

I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired. Janis Ian, musician

Truth never hurts the teller. Robert Browning, poet

Never explain. Your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it anyway. Elbert Hubbard, writer

There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth. Maya Angelou, poet

Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected. Mahatma Gandhi, leader

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. W. Clement Stone, businessman

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning. C. S. Lewis, author

Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children. Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. Henry David Thoreau, author

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't. Mark Twain, author

Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time. Gerald R. Ford, president

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity. Coco Chanel, designer

Lyrics are kind of the whole thing; it's the message. Something might have a beautiful melody but if it's not the truth coming out of your mouth, it's not appealing. Alison Krauss, musician

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. Winston Churchill, statesman

The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history. George Orwell, author

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper. Khalil Gibran, poet

For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth. Bo Bennett, entrepreneur

Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman

Whatever satisfies the soul is truth. Walt Whitman, poet

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. Virginia Woolf, author

But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be. Alan Watts, philosopher

Time tries truth. Proverbs,

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so you apologize for truth. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman

Truth disappears with the telling of it. Lawrence Durrell, writer

The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies. Thomas Jefferson, president

They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth. Plato, philosopher

Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it. Mark Twain, author

To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful. Victor Hugo, author

Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true. Richard Bach, novelist

He is the freeman whom the truth makes free. William Cowper, poet

Seeing is believing, but feeling's the truth. Thomas Fuller, clergyman

A lie told often enough becomes truth. Lenin (Vladimir Ulyanov),

Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves. Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

If you are going to tell people the truth, be funny or they will kill you. Billy Wilder, director

Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine. Nikola Tesla, inventor

The victor will never be asked if he told the truth. Adolf Hitler, criminal

Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor. Albert Einstein, physicist

Every mind has a choice between truth and repose. Take which you please you can never have both. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth. John Keats, poet

Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense. Leo Rosten, novelist

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. Flannery O'Connor, author

I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth. Umberto Eco, novelist

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution. J. K. Rowling, author

Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk. Edward W. Howe,

You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad. Aldous Huxley, novelist

What is true by lamplight is not always true by sunlight. Joseph Joubert, writer

The more abstract the truth you want to teach, the more thoroughly you must seduce the senses to accept it. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. Mal Pancoast,

People say they love truth, but in reality they want to believe that which they love is true. Robert J. Ringer, writer

Do not be angry with me if I tell you the truth Socrates, philosopher

Truth is always the strongest argument. Sophocles, poet

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. Oscar Wilde, dramatist

We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. Winston Churchill, statesman

Half of writing history is hiding the truth Joss Whedon, writer

Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction. Lord (George Gordon) Byron, poet

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened. Sir Winston Churchill, politician

Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is. Nadine Gordimer, novelist

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place. H. L. Mencken, writer

A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently. Saint Augustine of Hippo,

When truth is discovered by someone else, it loses something of its attractiveness. Alexandr Solzhenitsyn,

The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half. Source Unknown,

Truth is a fruit which should not be plucked until it is ripe. Voltaire (Fran, writer

Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad. James Madison, president

Truth is more peculiar than fiction. Life is really a startling place. Mira Nair, director

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Charles Spurgeon, clergyman

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. Andre Gide, novelist

First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet

The truth is that many people set rules to keep from making decisions. Mike Krzyzewski, coach

Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous. Mencius, philosopher

Nothing is real. John Lennon, musician

Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth. Swami Vivekananda, clergyman

But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing that has happened has been my discovery that people who attend the conventions are filled with love. William Shatner, actor

The truth shall set you free. Bible,

Truth alone wounds. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader

What I tell you three times is true. Lewis Carroll, author

There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth. Charles Dickens, novelist

The greatest homage we can pay truth is to use it. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

A man that seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society. Epictetus, philosopher

There is no god higher than truth. Mahatma Gandhi, leader

I don't want yes men around me. I want everyone to tell the truth, even if it costs them their jobs. Samuel Goldwyn, producer

For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead... Thomas Jefferson, president

All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns. Bruce Lee, actor

Tell the truth and shame the devil. Francois Rabelais, clergyman

Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always. Albert Schweitzer, theologian

The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie. Susan Sontag, author

It takes two to speak truth -- one to speak, and another to hear. Henry David Thoreau, author

I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell. Harry S Truman,

When in doubt, tell the truth. Source Unknown,

Nothing ruins the truth like stretching it. Source Unknown,

To announce truths is an infallible receipt for being persecuted. Voltaire (Fran, writer

Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations. Alan Watts, philosopher

The subconscious is ceaselessly murmuring, and it is by listening to these murmurs that one hears the truth. Gaston Bachelard, philosopher

The truth is that our race survived ignorance; it is our scientific genius that will do us in. Stephen Vizinczey,

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. Abraham Lincoln, president

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

Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it. Edward De Bono, psychologist

A lie told often enough becomes the truth. Vladimir Lenin, leader

The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted. James Madison, president

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough. T.S. Eliot,

There is an element of truth in every idea that lasts long enough to be called corny. Irving Berlin, musician

Truth can never be told so as to be understood, and not be believed. William Blake, poet

Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger. William Cullen Bryant,

You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it. G. K. Chesterton, writer

Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coattails. Clarence Darrow, lawyer

Only the hand that erases can write the true thing. Meister Eckhart, philosopher

Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The truth simply is that's all. It doesn't need reasons: it doesn't have to be right: it's just the truth. Period. Frederick (Carl) Frieseke,

Say not, I have found the truth, but rather, I have found a truth. Kahlil Gibran, artist

Your real boss is the one who walks around under your hat. Napoleon Hill, writer

Let the people know the truth and the country is safe. Abraham Lincoln, president

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