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Truth Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about truth
  1. #1
    “I don’t care about truth. I want some happiness.”
  2. #2
    “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”
  3. #3
    “When in doubt, tell the truth.”
  4. #4
    “Do not consider me now as an elegant female, intending to play you, but as a rational creature, speaking the truth from her heart.”
  5. #5
    “Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society.”
  6. #6
    “It is my belief…that the truth is generally preferable to lies.”
  7. #7
    “It is one of life’s bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting.
  8. #8
    “Stop walking through the world looking for confirmation that you don’t belong. You will always find it because you’ve made that your mission. Stop scouring people’s faces for evidence that you’re not enough. You will always find it because you’ve made that your goal. True belonging and self-worth are not goods; we don’t negotiate their value with the world. The truth about who we are lives in our hearts. Our call to courage is to protect our wild heart against constant evaluation, especially your own. No one belongs here more than you.”
  9. #9
    “If he is old enough to ask the question he is old enough to receive true answers. I am not putting the thoughts into his head, but helping him unfold those already there. These children are wiser than we are...”
  10. #10
    “There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concept
    Truth
  11. #11
    “The soul is the perceiver and revealer of truth. We know the truth when we see it, let skeptic and scoffer say what they choose.”
  12. #12
    “The life of truth is cold.”
  13. #13
    “Tell all the truth but tell it slant.”
  14. #14
    “Ask no questions, and you’ll be told no lies.”
  15. #15
    “It is one of the peculiar truths of life that people often say things that they know full well are ridiculous.”
  16. #16
    “The truth… It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.”
  17. #17
    “How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?”
  18. #18
    “We are wired for connection. But the key is that, in any given moment of it, it has to be real.”
  19. #19
    “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.”
  20. #20
    “I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.”
  21. #21
    “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.”
  22. #22
    “What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.”
  23. #23
    “All the things he had said to make himself believe that she was good and kind and that her side was really the right side sounded to him silly now.”
  24. #24
    “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.”
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