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Quotations The Best Quotes About Truth  

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A list of the best truth quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous truth quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic truth quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational truth quotes from that same writer.

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

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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. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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

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If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics. Will Rogers

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A half truth is a whole lie.

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

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Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third it is regarded as self evident. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Duration is not a test of truth or falsehood. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

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

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Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise. Horace Mann

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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 the best life that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right and part from him when he goes wrong. Abraham Lincoln

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You'll never get mixed up if you simply tell the truth. Then you don't have to remember what you have said, and you never forget what you have said. Sam Rayburn

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

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

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

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

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I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant. H. L. Mencken

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The truth shall set you free.

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Telling someone the truth is a loving act. Mal Pancoast

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Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it Confucius All truth is safe and nothing else is safe, but he who keeps back truth, or withholds it from men, from motives of expediency, is either a coward or a criminal. James Russell Lowell

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Truth lives on in the midst of deception. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

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Truth fears nothing but concealment.

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It is the truth that irritates a person.