Truth Quotes About Relationships, Life, Telling Truth, Scientific Truth

Truth Quotes About Relationships, Life, Telling Truth, Scientific Truth

In modern contexts truth is often defined as an idea of "truth to oneself" or authenticity. Truth is often defined as "truth to oneself" or "truth to oneself." Truth is usually considered to be contrary to falsehood, which can therefore suggest logical, factual or ethical significance as well. In many fields, including philosophy , literature, theology and research, the idea of reality is explored and debated.

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.

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

Albert Einstein

Life is a hideous thing, and from the background behind what we know of it peer daemoniacal hints of truth which make it sometimes a thousandfold more hideous.

H. P. Lovecraft

There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.

Ida Tarbell

In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.

Friedrich Nietzsche

To be afraid is to behave as if the truth were not true.

Bayard Rustin

You know, I think many people have the mistaken impression that Congress regulates Wall Street. In truth that’s not the case. The real truth is that Wall Street regulates the Congress.

Bernie Sanders

Despite my firm convictions, I have always been a man who tries to face facts, and to accept the reality of life as new experience and new knowledge unfolds. I have always kept an open mind, a flexibility that must go hand in hand with every form of the intelligent search for truth.

Malcolm X

Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain’t so.

Mark Twain

In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.

Winston Churchill

That I am not a member of any Christian church is true; but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures, and I have never spoken with intentional disrespect of religion in general, or of any denomination of Christians in particular.

Abraham Lincoln

My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.

Mahatma Gandhi

I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.

Thomas Jefferson

All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.

Jesus Christ

I’m going to speak the truth when I’m asked about it.

Colin Kaepernick

Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.

C. S. Lewis

Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.

Albert Camus

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

Albert Camus

Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he’d lie just to keep his hand in.

Harry S Truman

There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.

Marie Curie

To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.

John Locke

New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.

Kurt Vonnegut

The question of whether or not there is a God or truth or reality or whatever you like to call it, can never be answered by books, by priests, philosopher’s or saviours. Nobody and nothing can answer the question but you yourself, and that is why you must know yourself – Immaturity lies only in total ignorance of self.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The truth is something that burns. It burns off dead wood. And people don’t like having the dead wood burnt off, often because they’re 95 percent dead wood.

Jordan Peterson

You have to listen very carefully and tell the truth if you are going to get a paranoid person to open up to you.

Jordan Peterson

Truth is powerful and it prevails.

Sojourner Truth

Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out.

Francis Bacon

Truth that is not undergirded by love makes the truth obnoxious and the possessor of it repulsive.

Ravi Zacharias

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

James Madison

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

Words can be said in bitterness and anger, and often there seems to be an element of truth in the nastiness. And words don’t go away, they just echo around.

Jane Goodall

Premature certainty is the enemy of the truth.

Nipsey Hussle

To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.

Charles Darwin

In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.

Leonard Cohen

It does not require many words to speak the truth.

Chief Joseph

Truth is exact correspondence with reality.

Paramahansa Yogananda

Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide.

Ice Cube

If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.

E. O. Wilson

Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.

Louisa May Alcott

It needs time. Nobody wants to hear it, but that’s the truth: if you want to have success in the future, you have to be ready to work now.

Jurgen Klopp

Using the power you derive from the discovery of the truth about racism in South Africa, you will help us to remake our part of the world into a corner of the globe on which all – of which all of humanity can be proud.

Oliver Tambo

Portray the world for what it is, and you will find truth.

John Boyega

I’m always trying to do the impossible to please people. It comes from not being secure in myself and not looking at the things within I have to fix. Sometimes you keep going because you don’t want to face the truth.

Naomi Campbell

The truth is we’re all searching. We’re all looking for guidance, for mentors, and I’m by no means someone to follow.

Jason Momoa

When I think about protest, I worry so much that people think about it only as standing in the streets. And I say that as someone who has been standing in the streets of cities across the country – but at the root of it is this idea of telling the truth in public.

DeRay Mckesson

If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth.

John Cleese

I’m perceived to be this solitary character, but nothing could be further from the truth.

Sylvester Stallone

Our cause is just, and the might of Korea that is united with truth is infinite.

Kim Jong-un

You have to tell each other the truth, you cannot be nice and happy when we want to achieve so much as a team and a club.

Virgil van Dijk

In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth – often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable.

Hypatia

Sometimes people make it seem like you have to have certain prerequisites or a crazy life story in order to be successful in this world. But the truth is you really don’t.

Stephen Curry

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.

Max Planck

I think everybody could agree that our immigration system is broken. We have not told the truth about it.

Jose Antonio Vargas

He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.

Charles Peguy

We too often bind ourselves by authorities rather than by the truth.

Lucretia Mott

I don’t want people thinking they know me instead of the character. Steve McQueen has loads of stories about him – who knows what’s true? But it’s great for people to fictionalize rather than know the truth.

Kit Harington

It is difficult to separate, at times, the myth from the truth.

Bob Kane

I guess, to tell you the truth, I’ve never had much of a desire to grow facial hair. I think I’ve managed to play quarterback just fine without a mustache.

Peyton Manning

Truth cannot be defined or tested by agreement with ‘the world’; for not only do truths differ for different worlds but the nature of agreement between a world apart from it is notoriously nebulous.

Nelson Goodman

It’s a journalist’s job to be a witness to history. We’re not there to worry about ourselves. We’re there to try and get as near as we can, in an imperfect world, to the truth and get the truth out.

Robert Fisk

All stories should have some honesty and truth in them, otherwise you’re just playing about.

Nigel Kneale

When I think it’s good not to say the truth, I don’t say anything. I don’t like actors in general, they lie, they are liars, trust me.

Melanie Laurent

When people write lies about you, and you know that they are lies, that means that they don’t know the truth.

Eva Mendes

Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Truth is on the side of the oppressed.

Malcolm X

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn’t.

Mark Twain

Why shouldn’t truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense.

Mark Twain

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

John F. Kennedy

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

John F. Kennedy

A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

John F. Kennedy

I have never entered into any controversy in defense of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one’s temper and disturb one’s quiet.

Benjamin Franklin

Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth, and the root function of language is to control the universe by describing it.

James Baldwin

For Africa to me… is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.

Maya Angelou

All of us knows, not what is expedient, not what is going to make us popular, not what the policy is, or the company policy – but in truth each of us knows what is the right thing to do. And that’s how I am guided.

Maya Angelou

The truth is, no one of us can be free until everybody is free.

Maya Angelou

I promised myself that I would write as well as I can, tell the truth, not to tell everything I know, but to make sure that everything I tell is true, as I understand it. And to use the eloquence which my language affords me.

Maya Angelou

It is impossible to struggle for civil rights, equal rights for blacks, without including whites. Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it. That is the truth of it.

Maya Angelou

I’ve still not written as well as I want to. I want to write so that the reader in Des Moines, Iowa, in Kowloon, China, in Cape Town, South Africa, can say, ‘You know, that’s the truth. I wasn’t there, and I wasn’t a six-foot black girl, but that’s the truth.’

Maya Angelou

Most people don’t grow up. It’s too damn difficult. What happens is most people get older. That’s the truth of it. They honor their credit cards, they find parking spaces, they marry, they have the nerve to have children, but they don’t grow up.

Maya Angelou

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.

Winston Churchill

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

Winston Churchill

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

Winston Churchill

Biographies, as generally written, are not only misleading but false… In most instances, they commemorate a lie and cheat posterity out of the truth.

Abraham Lincoln

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

Albert Einstein

Truth never damages a cause that is just.

Mahatma Gandhi

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one’s opponent.

Mahatma Gandhi

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.

Mahatma Gandhi

God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.

Mahatma Gandhi

All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Mahatma Gandhi

I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.

Mahatma Gandhi

Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.

Mahatma Gandhi

I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.

Mahatma Gandhi

I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.

Mahatma Gandhi

Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.

Confucius

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

Ralph Waldo Emerson u

Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wherever the invitation of men or your own occasions lead you, speak the very truth, as your life and conscience teach it, and cheer the waiting, fainting hearts of men with new hope and new revelation.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Speak the truth, and all things alive or brute are vouchers, and the very roots of the grass underground there, do seem to stir and move to bear you witness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I know that campaigns can seem small, and even silly. Trivial things become big distractions. Serious issues become sound bites. And the truth gets buried under an avalanche of money and advertising. If you’re sick of hearing me approve this message, believe me – so am I.

Barack Obama
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