We all need to at least know a great list of good truth quotes about life and reality. In our today’s society, we can rarely find honest people both online, as there are too many fake social media lifestyles today than it was some years ago. How easy is it to tell the truth?

Telling the truth might appear daunting but it is incredibly possible. Even when all odds are against you seeing the truth and saying it, our collation of the best quotes about truth and honesty will teach you how to stay true to yourself and always say the truth regardless of how difficult it might appear at the moment to stand only by the truth.

People appreciate honesty than lies, even if that doesn’t go well with them because the truth is bitter. Being honest is beneficial; people will easily trust, respect and build healthy relationships with you because you are truthful. Truth is life, and in all our dealings, the truth will always find it course to speak for itself in due time. It can only take a while but definitely will surface. So what’s the need for lying?

Famous truth quotes

  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “Always tell the truth. That way you don’t have to remember what you said.” – Mark Twain
  4. “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
  5. “Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  6. “Every Christian must be convinced of his fundamental and vital duty of bearing witness to the truth in which he believes and the grace that has transformed him.” – Pope John XXIII
  7. “Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both before we commit ourselves to either.” – Aesop
  8. “For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.” – Bo Bennett
  9. “Free expression is the base of human rights, the root of human nature and the mother of truth. To kill free speech is to insult human rights, to stifle human nature and to suppress truth.” – Liu Xiaobo
  10. “Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” – Oscar Wilde
  11. “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
  12. “Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other.” – Benjamin E. Mays
  13. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson
  14. “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
  15. “I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.” – Sylvester Stallone
  16. “I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.” – Muhammad Ali
  17. “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.
  18. “I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against.” – Malcolm X
  19. “If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.” – Albert Einstein
  20. “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
  21. “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
  22. “Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond.”  – Hypatia
  23. “Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  24. “Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit.” – Edward R. Murrow
  25. “No legacy is so rich as honesty.” – William Shakespeare
  26. “Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  27. “On the mountains of truth, you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.”  – Friedrich Nietzsche
  28. “Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” – Arthur Conan Doyle
  29. “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
  30. “Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” – Henry David Thoreau
  31. “Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.” – Madame de Stael
  32. “Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.” – Horace Mann
  33. “Stop holding your truth; speak your truth. Be yourself. It’s the healthiest way to be.” – Tiffany Haddish
  34. “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
  35. “The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.” – John F. Kennedy
  36. “The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie.” – Ann Landers
  37. “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” – Winston Churchill
  38. “The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.”  – Ayn Rand
  39. “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
  40. “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
  41. “The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  42. “There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.” – Leo Tolstoy
  43. “There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.” – Charles Dickens
  44. “There’s nothing so kingly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth.” – Alice Cary
  45. “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha
  46. “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
  47. “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
  48. “To love truth for truth’s sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.” – John Locke
  49. “Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.” – Isaac Newton
  50. “Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” – Bob Marley
  51. “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.” – Elvis Presley
  52. “Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.” – Emily Dickinson
  53. “Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.” – Claude Adrien Helvetius
  54. “Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide” –  Ice Cube
  55. “Truth is truth to the end of reckoning.” – William Shakespeare
  56. “Truth never penetrates an unwilling mind.” – Jorge Luis Borges
  57. “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
  58. “We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.” – Iris Murdoch
  59. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” –  Albert Einstein
  60. “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
  61. “A blossoming flower, contains far more power, than one can view, with the understanding, of our universal truths.” –  David Shah, The Explorer
  62. “A lie is like a snowball, it starts off small and then grows and grows until a point were it gets so big it falls apart and then the truth is discovered.” – Chris Hughes, Inspirational quotes
  63. “A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on. French Proverb
  64. “As mothers, our job, … is to help our sons seek knowledge and truth, because these are the things that bring true satisfaction of the soul.” – Meg Meeker Md, Strong Mothers, Strong
  65. “As new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times.” – Thomas Jefferson
  66. “But even celebrities, if truth be told, must have their small quiet moments of clarity. Moments where they are not rich and famous, they just . . . are.” – Roz Swartz Williams, The Mourning Chronicles
  67. “Despite what you might have been told, we’re not inherently selfish. The truth is, we’re inherently kind.” –David R. Hamilton PhD, The Five Side-effects of Kindness
  68. “Doing more in less time is a given for remote workers. People claim to be able to concentrate in an open office – if that was true, why does everyone have noise-blocking headphones?!” – Sanya Weathers, Working From Home for Newbies
  69. “First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  70. For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.” –Aristotle
  71. “He who has truth at his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on his tongue.” – John Ruskin
  72. “Here is your truth. You have God within you. Live from that place and all will be well.” – Wayne Dyer
  73. “I am ignorant of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.” –Kahlil Gibran
  74. “If I could persuade every single person in the world to accept all of my beliefs, it would not make those beliefs correct. Nor would it change what is actually true.” –David Bercot,
  75. “If the truth be told, small amounts of stress are actually helpful in our everyday life.” –Robert Gallagher, Stress Management
  76. “In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” – George Orwell
  77. “Intuition comes from a place inside you that connects to a truth that is totally accessible.” –  Laya Saul
  78. “It is the teacher’s job to tell us the cold, hard truth, because the world certainly will! Better to face our demons when we’re in school and able to work on self-improvement full-time.” – Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor
  79. “Jesus, provides powerful instruction and revelation about the living Easter experience happening day by day in the lives of every seeker of truth.” – Joel S. Goldsmith, The Easter
  80. “Jokes? There are no jokes. The truth is the funniest joke of all. Muhammad Ali
  81. Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth.” – Richard Nixon
  82. “Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.” – Michael Jackson
  83. “Life goes on, and the truth changes; this just happens to be the way life is. What was once true is often no longer true just a little while later.” – Brad Blanton, Radical Honesty
  84. “Many a doctrine is like a windowpane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth.” – Kahlil Gibran
  85. “Many of us live in two worlds when it comes to relationships. In one we have connection without truth; in the other we have truth without connection.” – Henry Cloud, John
  86. “Miracles bear witness to truth. They are convincing because they arise from conviction. Without conviction they deteriorate into magic, which is mindless and therefore destructive; or rather, the uncreative use of mind.” – Dr. Helen Schucman, A Course in Miracles
  87. “Movies, novels and books have sensationalized and downplayed stories of addiction to the point that the truth is now mostly lost with many viewing addiction as cool and just a rite of passage.” – Rachel Meyers, Real Tales Of Regular Addiction Addiction
  88. “My humor is always rooted in truth and full of wisdom – the kind that comes from living, watching, learning, and knowing.” – Steve Harvey, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man
  89. Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand.” – Khalil Gibran
  90. “Once you go inside and weed through the muck, you will find the real beauty, the truth about yourself.” – Lindsay Wagner
  91. “Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” – Henry David Thoreau
  92. “Since God is a God of truth (Deuteronomy 32: 4) and His Son Jesus Christ is The way, the truth and the life (John 14: 6) it is not surprising that He hates all forms of untruths from black and white lies to false oaths and witnessing.” – Miriam Kinai, Boxed Set 5 Christian Sermons
  93. “Standing courageously for an unpopular opinion isn’t easy, but the rewards of standing courageously for the truth will last forever.” – Rick Warren
  94. “Stop hanging out with people that tell you what you want to hear. Hang out with people who tell you the truth.” – Eric Thomas
  95. “Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.” – Buddha
  96. “Telling a truth is not only a matter of character, but is also a matter of appreciating factual situations and representing them without bias.” – M. K. Soni
  97. “The alternative to practicing what Scripture calls speaking the truth in love is continuing to communicate a lie in fear. That’s no way to live.” – Beth Moore, The Promise of Security
  98. “The fact that a great many people believe something is no guarantee of its truth.” – W. Somerset Maugham
  99. “The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.” –Thomas Jefferson
  100. “The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.” –Albert Einstein
  101. “The truth is anyone can be the difference; all it takes is using whatever you have, to do whatever you can.” – Darius Graham, Being The Difference
  102. “The truth is effortless.” – Rashida Costa
  103. “The truth is that happiness is so compelling, so attractive – so irresistible – that whether you realize it or not, everything you do is aimed at making yourself happy.” –Marci Shimoff,
  104. “The truth is that success isn’t as hard or as scary as it might seem.” – Alex Fitel
  105. “The truth is, everyone puts trust in someone or something, whether they call it God, a Higher Power, the universe, a statue, a created being, an idol, Presence, or themselves as an evolving deity.” – Robert Mitchell, Transition
  106. “The truth is, those who consistently lack positive emotions in their lives more often than not tend to generate much of the world’s unkindness.” –Michael J. Chase, am I being kind
  107. “The truth really is ‘the light of the world.” – Brad Blanton, Radical Honesty
  108. “There is one truth that must be sought after first before you can go further and that truth is that you must take charge of your own life for you cannot lead a life of truth if you let someone else take responsibility for your thoughts or actions.” – Byron Pulsifer, Words of Life
  109. “There’s an old saying that if a lie is told often enough, it becomes the truth. Actually, it doesn’t. What happens is that people simply start believing that it’s true.” – Bailey Jackson, How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
  110. “Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth.” – C. S. Lewis
  111. “Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it.” – Confucius
  112. “To be Jedi is to face the truth, and choose.” – Yoda
  113. “To see the universal and all-pervading Spirit of Truth face to face one must be able to love the meanest of creation as oneself. And a man who aspires after that cannot afford to keep out of any field of life.” – Gandhi
  114. “Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.” –Kahlil Gibran
  115. “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.” – Elvis Presley
  116. “Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  117. “Truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is.” – Nadine Gordimer
  118. “We go wrong when we don’t admit the unknowable complexity of reality, but we go dangerously wrong when we claim that one pale story—or an anthology of them—is truth.” –Dean koontz, A big little life Dog Quotes
  119. “We must be willing and prepared to stare at ourselves in the mirror and speak the truth.” – Mark Devro
  120. “Yet, being loud doesn’t increase the value or validity of their opinion. In fact, often by the very nature of being the loudest, those opinions are typically the furthest from reality.” – Mark Homer, Uncommon sense

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