73+ Best Truth Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational truth quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Powerful Collection of Most Famous Truth Quotes

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

I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best. Marilyn Monroe

Truth is everybody is going to hurt you you just got to find the ones worth suffering for. Bob Marley

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

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson

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

We learned about honesty and integrity  that the truth matters  that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square. Michelle Obama

When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable. Jess C. Scott

The truth is, we all face hardships of some kind, and you never know the struggles a person is going through. Behind every smile, there’s a story of a personal struggle. Adrienne C. Moore

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde

No legacy is so rich as honesty. William Shakespeare

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

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. Joe Klaas

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.  Albert Einstein

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

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

I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun. Suzanne Collins

There’s nothing so kingly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth. Alice Cary

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous Huxley

I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against. Malcolm X

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 Dostoevsky

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin away. Elvis Presley

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

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. Winston Churchill

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

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

Here’s all you have to know about men and women women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid. George Carlin

Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things. Isaac Newton

Books are mirrors you only see in them what you already have inside you. Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Be Impeccable with Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. Don Miguel Ruiz

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth. Leo Tolstoy

I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me. S.E. Hinton

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

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

A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and what he ascertains, he gives to others. Robert Green Ingersoll

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. Flannery O’Connor

The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it. Ayn Rand

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. Henry David Thoreau

To live in the light of a new day and an unimaginable and unpredictable future, you must become fully present to a deeper truth  not a truth from your head, but a truth from your heart; not a truth from your ego, but a truth from the highest source. Debbie Ford

Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth. Pablo Picasso

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

The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. Mahatma Gandhi

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you. Stephanie Klein

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

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. Ernest Hemingway

Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other. Benjamin E. Mays

There are no facts, only interpretations. Friedrich Nietzsche

Our duty is to encourage everyone 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

It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment. Gabriel García Márquez

The truth is Belonging starts with self acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self acceptance, because believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect. Brene Brown

The more I see, the less I know for sure. John Lennon

You can hate me. You can go out there and say anything you want about me, but you will love me later because I told you the truth. Mary J. Blige

All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know. Ernest Hemingway

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. John F. Kennedy

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

Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it. Claude Adrien Helvetius

The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them. Thomas Merton

Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth. Arthur Conan Doyle

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

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent. John Calvin

No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong. François de La Rochefoucauld

Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation. Michael Jackson

Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian. Robert Orben

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

Thinking something does not make it true. Wanting something does not make it real. Michelle Hodkin

The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed, all things rest upon truth. Chanakya

Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion. Edward Abbey

Stop holding your truth; speak your truth. Be yourself. It’s the healthiest way to be. Tiffany Haddish