60 Truth quotes about life that will make you act honestly

Not telling the truth will get you into a much worse situation. So it's better to tell the truth from the start. Whatever you do, you can't prevent it from coming out. You don't want to lose the respect of people around you, do you? Those aside, truthfulness builds trust and makes social bonds with others. It also sets you free from the heavy burden of dishonesty and lies. Hiding nothing and having a clean conscience will lead to a happy life. May these quotes about truth make you realize that being truthful will help with your personal growth.

Truth quotes about life that will make you act honestly
1. “A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.” – William Blake

2. “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't going away.” – Elvis Presley

3. “There is nothing that is going to make people hate you more, and love you more, than telling the truth.” – Stefan Molyneux

4. “It is difficult, when faced with a situation you cannot control, to admit you can do nothing.” – Lemony Snicket

5. “Truth without love is brutality, and love without truth is hypocrisy.” – Warren Wiersbe

6. “Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton

7. “Half a truth is often a great lie.” – Benjamin Franklin

8. “In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” – George Orwell

9. “No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.” – François de La Rochefoucauld
Truth quotes about life that will make you act honestly
10. “Facts are threatening to those invested in fraud.” – DaShanne Stokes

11. “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.” – Mahatma Gandhi

12. “Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.” – Claude Adrien Helvétius

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

14. “The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.” – Flannery O'Connor
Truth quotes about life that will make you act honestly
15. “Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.” – Edward Abbey

16. “All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

17. “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

18. “The wise try to adjust themselves to the truth, while fools try to adjust the truth to themselves.” – Thibaut

19. “The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.” – Dorothy L. Sayers
Truth quotes about life that will make you act honestly
20. “Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.” – Stephanie Klein

21. “Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” – Spencer Johnson

22. “Much of what was said did not matter, and that much of what mattered could not be said.” – Katherine Boo

23. “If an offense come out of the truth, better is it that the offense come than that the truth be concealed.” – Thomas Hardy

24. “Once you reject fear, you will become the perfect candidate to receive and reflect truth.” – Suzy Kassem
Truth quotes about life that will make you act honestly
25. “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” – Galileo Galilei

26. “Three things can not hide for long: the Moon, the Sun and the Truth.” – Gautama Buddha

27. “The truth doesn't always set you free; people prefer to believe prettier, neatly wrapped lies.” – Jodi Picoult

28. “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” – Soren Kierkegaard

29. “Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.” – Thomas Jefferson

30. “It is an occupational hazard that anyone who has spent her life learning how to lie eventually becomes bad at telling the truth.” – Ally Carter

More Power of Truth Quotes

31. “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” – Charles Spurgeon

32. “When you cut pieces out of the truth to avoid looking like a fool, you end up looking like a moron instead.” – Robin Hobb

33. “You can’t outrun a lie forever. Eventually, you just end up hurting the people you care about. Sometimes it’s easier to just face the music and accept the fact that you made a mistake.” – Nate Heywood

34. “Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.” – Leo Tolstoy

35. “There's more beauty in truth, even if it is dreadful beauty.” – John Steinbeck

36. “Every person must choose how much truth he can stand.” – Irvin D. Yalom

37. “There are few reasons for telling the truth, but for lying the number is infinite.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

38. “Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.” – Henry Rollins

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

40. “Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.” – Ismail Haniyeh

41. “Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.” – Emily Dickinson

42. “Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

43. “People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe.” – Andy Rooney

44. “Learn what is true in order to do what is right.” – Thomas Huxley

45. “A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.” – Thomas Mann

46. “By doubting we are led to question, by questioning we arrive at the truth.” – Peter Abelard

47. “Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

48. “If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.” – Rene Descartes

49. “The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.” – James A. Garfield

50. “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

51. “We should never retreat before truth simply because we cannot explain it.” – A. W. Tozer

52. “The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.” – Aristotle

53. “Standing courageously for an unpopular opinion isn’t easy, but the rewards of standing courageously for the truth will last forever.” – Rick Warren

54. “The truth is always daunting but always worth knowing.” – Thomas Winning

55. “Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.” – Khaled Hosseini

56. “Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other.” – Benjamin E. Mays

57. “Always tell the truth. Then you don’t have to worry about what you said last.” – Robert Cook

58. “A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.” – Oscar Wilde

59. “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

60. “Do not merely speak the truth, but live truthfully, openly and honesty with one another.” – Sinclair Ferguson

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