Quotes about Truth
[See also Proverbs about Truth]
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• 'Tis strange, - but true; for Truth is always strange, / Stranger than fiction.
—Lord Byron (1788-1824)
• Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
—Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
• There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
—Maya Angelou (b. 1928)
• A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
—Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
• I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it is hell.
—Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)
• Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth.
—Buddha (c.563 BC - 483 BC)
• When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
• Truth never damages a cause that is just.
—Mohandas Ghandi (1869-1948)
• You may deceive all of the people part of the time, and part of the people all of the time, but not all of the people all of the time.
—Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
• The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.
—William James (1842-1910)
• If you tell the truth, you have infinite power supporting you but if not, you have infinite power against you.
—Charles Gordon (1833-1885)