Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Truth.

The repository contains 59 quotes in the category “Truth.”
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Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.

President Abraham Lincoln
1809 — 1865

He who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false is guilty of falsehood, and the accidental truth of the assertion does not justify or excuse him.

President Abraham Lincoln
1809 — 1865

Truth is a beautiful thing indeed, but so is a lie.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803 — 1882

Truth is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

The truth always matches, piece by piece, with other parts of the truth.

President Woodrow Wilson
1856 — 1924

Repetition does not transform a lie into truth.

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
1882 — 1945

This truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it; ignorance may deride it; malice may distort it; but there it is.

Prime Minister Winston Churchill
1874 — 1965

There are a terrible lot of lies going about in the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.

Prime Minister Winston Churchill
1874 — 1965

The following statement is true. The preceding statement is false.

George Carlin
1937 — 2008

A lie can go halfway around the world before the truth even has its shoes on.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

The truth is a precious commodity. That’s why I use it so sparingly.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

A lie which is half truth is the blackest of lies.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson
1809 — 1892

It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.

Henry David Thoreau
1817 — 1862

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.

Count Leo Tolstoy
1828 — 1910

Truth: something somehow discreditable to someone.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

If wine tells the truth, and so have said the wise, it makes me laugh to think how brandy lies!

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
1809 — 1894

It would be a better world if everyone in it knew all the truth about everything.

Andy Rooney
1919 — 2011

An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded.

Alexander Pope
1688 — 1744

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.

Virginia Woolf
1882 — 1941

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