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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What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out, which is the exact opposite.

Earl Bertrand Russell
1872 — 1970

Truth is a jewel which should not be painted over, but it may be set to advantage and shown in a good light.

George Santayana
1863 — 1952

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

470? — 399 B.C.

Fundamentally, people are suckers for the truth.

Donald Sutherland
1935 —     

Of course it’s the same old story. Truth is usually the same old story.

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
1925 — 2013

Denial is the first access to the truth.

Natasha Turner
1974 —     

Everyone wishes to have truth on his side, but not everyone wishes to be on the side of truth.

Richard Whatley
1787 — 1863

After hearing two eyewitness accounts of the same accident, you begin to wonder about history.


I would rather be mad at the truth than be temporarily happy with a lie.


I would rather be angry hearing the truth than be mad hearing a lie.


If it’s not true, it’s still well-founded.


It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.

T. H. Huxley
1825 — 1895

Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its opposers.

William Penn
1644 — 1718

Truth is the safest lie.


There are three truths: my truth, your truth, and the truth.

Chinese Proverb

A half truth is a whole lie.

Yiddish Proverb

Mistakes live in the neighborhood of truth and therefore delude us.

Rabindranath Tagore
1861 — 1941

Drunkards speak the truth.


The harder you try to suppress the truth, the more inevitable it is that it will find a way to come out.

Arianna Huffington
1950 —     

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