Truth Quotes for those who value truth as Sunlight and seek it

Truth quotes | quotes about Truth

Here are some awesome Truth Quotes like “Truth is stranger than fiction.”. Truth is based on whatever is universally true just like Sunlight. Wise and honest and truthful people stick to the “truth” as their conscience asks them to do so, where commoners find it comfortable to be away from this truth most of the time and that causes all such problems on earth. So studying Truth Quotes is very important at this age as we need to embrace ‘truth’ more and more.

Truth Quotes

Let’s go through some Truth Quotes and think over those. Let’s find out where we stand as far as seeking the truth is concerned.

“Truth is always the strongest argument.” — Sophocles


“Truth is stranger than fiction.” — Lord Byron


“Truth is stranger than fiction, but not so popular.” — Anonymous


“Truth is more important than the facts.” — Frank Lloyd Wright


“Truth is established by investigation and delay; falsehood prospers by precipitancy.” — Tacitus


“Truth is completely spontaneous. Lies have to be taught.” — Buckminster Fuller


“Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.” — Henri Amiel


“Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.” — “I am not bound to win,
but I am bound to be true.” — Abraham Lincoln


“Truth is simply the complete coherence of the universe in relation to every point contained within it.” — Teilhard de Chardin

“Truth is on the march and nothing can stop it.” — Emile Zola


“Truth alone conquers.” — Mundaka-Upanishad


“Truth seeks no corners.” — Old proverb


“Truth has a handsome countenance but torn garments.” — German proverb


“Truth always lags last, limping along on the arm of time.” — Baltasar Gracian


“Truth stood on one side and ease on the other; it has often been so.” — Theodore Parker


“Truth finds foes where it makes none.” — Old proverb

Quotes on Truth


“Truth lies at the bottom of the well.” — Lactantius


“Truth and oil always come to the surface.” — Spanish proverb


“Truth will out.” — Latin proverb


“Truth will come to light.” — Shakespeare


“Truth fears no trial.” — “Craft must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked.” — Thomas Fuller


“Truth comes into the world with two faces: sad suffering and laughs. But it is the same face.” — The Talmud


“Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers.” — William Penn


“Truths turn into dogmas the moment they are disputed.” — Gilbert Chesterton


“The truth! The many eyes that look on it! The diverse things they see.” — George Meredith


“If it is the truth what does it matter who says it?” Anonymous


“It is a matter of perfect indifference where a thing originated; the only question is:
‘Is it true in and for itself?’” Hegel


“You will know the truth and the truth shall set you free.” — Bible, John 8:32

Quotes About Truth


“Great is truth, and mighty above all things.” — Apocrypha, I Esdras 4:41


“Great is truth. Fire cannot burn, nor water drown it.” — Alexandre Dumas the Elder


“It is a man who makes truth great, not truth which makes a man great.” — Confucius


“There is no truth existing which I fear, or would wish unknown to the whole world.” — Thomas Jefferson


“Live truly, and thy life shall be a great and noble creed.” — H. Bonar


“For it is noble to seek truth, and it is beautiful to find it.” — Sydney Smith


“The path of truth is the path of progress.” — Harold Ickes


“The seeker after truth should be humbler than the dust.” — Gandhi


“The deepest truths are the simplest and the most common.” — Frederich Robertson


“There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.” — Dickens


“The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.” — Oscar Wilde


“He who would distinguish the true from the false must have an adequate idea of what is true and false.” — Spinoza

“Every truth has two sides; it is well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.” — Aesop


“A hair perhaps divides the False and True.” — Omar Kyyam


“Would that I could discover truth as easily as I can uncover falsehood.” — Cicero


“All I want is the truth, just give me some truth!” John Lennon

Life Truth Quotes


“There is nothing so powerful as truth, — and often nothing so strange.” — Webster


“Unless you expect the unexpected you will never find ‘truth,’ for it is hard to discover and hard to attain.” — Heraclitus


“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


“What a man sees only in his best moments as truth is truth in all moments.” — Joseph Cook


“From shadows and symbols into the truth.” — John Henry Newman


“Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.” — Slovenian proverb


“If thou art in company with others, be not ashamed of Truth.” — Martin Tupper


“It would be wrong to put friendship before truth.” — Aristotle


“I am therefore to become your enemy because I tell you the truth?” Bible, Galatians 4:16


“The truth is not always what we want to hear.” — “How many will listen to the truth when you tell them?” Jewish proverbs


“The truth hurts.” — Old proverb


“So absolutely good is truth, truth never hurts the teller.” — Robert Browning


“I must speak the truth, and nothing but the truth.” — Cervantes

Quotes on Truth and Honesty


“One should utter the truth.” — Dhammanpada 224


“A truth spoken before its time is dangerous.” — Greek proverb


“The poorest truth is better than the richest lie.” — Old proverb


“Anything more than the truth would be too much.” — Robert Frost


“The will steadfast to the truth — this is fidelity.” — Old proverb


“Buy the truth, and sell it not.” — Bible, Proverbs 23:23


“There are truths which are not for all people, nor for all times.” — “One who seeks truth should be of no country.” — Voltaire


“The way of truth is like a great road. It is not difficult to know it. The evil is only that men will not seek it.” — Mencius


“But men do not seek the truth. It is truth that pursues men who run away and will not look around.” — Lincoln Steffens


“People must love the truth before they thoroughly believe it.” — Robert South


“The people have a right to the truth as they have a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” — Frank Norris


“But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.” — Thomas Paine


“All great truths begin as blasphemies.” — George Bernard Shaw

“Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.” — Aldous Huxley


“It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.” — Thomas Henry Huxley


“If the world goes against truth, then Athanasius goes against the world.” —
Athanasius the Great


“I believe that in the end the truth will conquer.” — John Wycliffe


“Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.” — Martin Luther


“The only thing one cannot embellish without causing its death is truth.” — Jean Rostand


“Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.” — Carlyle


“All things perish, Truth alone remains.” — Katha-Upanishad


“Truth is not introduced into the individual from without, but was within them all the time.” — “I know the truth only when it becomes life in me.” — Soren
Kierkegaard


“Truth is a jewel which should not be painted over; but it may be set to advantage and shown in a good light.” — Santayana


“Truth is as impossible to be soiled by any outward touch as the sunbeam.” — “Of truth, in word mightier than they in arms.” — Milton


“Truth is brighter than the sun; truth is the sunny day of Reason, and falsehood the mind’s dark night.” — “Daily practical wisdom consists of four things: To know the root of Truth, the branches of Truth, the limit of Truth, and the opposite of Truth.” — “All has an end, and will pass away. Truth alone is immortal, and lives forever.” — “By truth alone is man’s mind purified, and by right discipline it doth become inspired.” — Far Eastern sayings

Bitter Truth Quotes


“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” — “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” — Mark Twain


“Truth is the daughter of time, not authority.” — “Men prefer to believe what they prefer to be true.” — “No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth.” — “Truth comes out of error more readily than out of confusion.” — “There are three parts in truth: first, the inquiry, which is the wooing of it; secondly, the knowledge of it, which is the presence of it; and thirdly, the belief, which is the enjoyment of it.” — Sir Francis Bacon


“Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.” — “Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all people.” — “The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.” — “No man thoroughly understands a truth until he has contended against it.” — Emerson


“Truth is its own reward.” — “Seven years of silent inquiry are needful for a man to learn the truth, but fourteen in order to learn how to make it known to his fellow humans.” — Plato


“Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in forty years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar.” — J. Edgar Hoover


“The truth is found when people are free to pursue it.” — “Eternal truths will be neither true or eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt


“People occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” — Churchill


“Some modern zealots appear to have no better knowledge of truth, nor better manner of judging it, than by counting noses.” — Swift


“To all appearances, fiction is the native dialect of man, and the truth as esoteric language as yet but imperfectly learned and little loved.” — Carl Van Doren


“Seize upon truth, wherever it is found, amongst your friends, amongst your foes, onChristian or on heathen ground; the flower’s divine wherever it grows.” — Isaac
Watts


“Fundamental truths should be both clear and familiar truths; self-evident truths are a solid foundation for reasoning.” — Charles Simmons


“I speak the truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little the more, as I grow older.” — Montaigne


“The individual absorbs knowledge, but Truth absorbs the individual.” —
“Perception = Examination = Reflection = Reasoning = Knowledge = Wisdom = Truth.” — Manly P. Hall


“Not every sheer truth is the better for showing her face. Silence also many times is the wisest thing for a man to have in his mind.” — Pindar


“Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.” — “To love the truth is to refuse to let oneself be saddened by it.” — Gide


“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” — “It takes two to speak the truth — one to speak and another to hear.” — Thoreau


“How can one attempt seeing truth without knowing falsehood. It is the attempt to see the light without knowing darkness. It cannot be.” — Frank Herbert


“Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.” — “Say not, “I have found the truth,” but rather, “I have found a truth.” — “The truth that needs proof is only half true.” — Kahlil Gibran


“Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience.” — “If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.” — Einstein


“The love of truth has its reward in heaven and even on earth.” — “Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.” — Nietzsche

Meaning and Take Away

Let’s summarize with the help of the following Truth Quotes. This includes wise Truth Quotes by Buddha.


“The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.” — “The ultimate test for us of what a truth means is the conduct it dictates and inspires.” — William James


“I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.” — Newton


“We know the truth, not only by the reason, but by the heart.” — “There would be too great a darkness, if truth had not visible signs.” — Pascal


“Cows are of many colors, but milk is of one color, white; so the proclaimers who proclaim the Truth use many varying forms to put it in, but yet the Truth enclosed in all is One.” — The Upanishads


“The nearer one approaches the Truth, the happier one becomes. For the essential nature of Truth is positive Absolute Bliss.” — Sivananda


“Every man wishes to have truth on his side, but it is not every man that sincerely wishes to be on the side of truth.” — Richard Whately


“You will observe with concern how long a useful truth may be known and exist, before it is generally received and practiced on.” — Benjamin Franklin

# Truth Quotes by Buddha
“Do not expect truth to prevail in all situations.” — “Foolish to think that truth is in untruth, equally foolish that untruth is in truth — truth is always truth, untruth always untruth.” — “If you can’t find the truth right where you are, where else do you think you will find it?” –Buddha