Truth Quotes:- Truth is most often used to mean being in accord with fact or reality, or fidelity to an original or standard. Truth is also sometimes defined in modern contexts as an idea of “truth to self”, or authenticity.


Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old truth quotes, truth sayings, and truth proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Inspirational Truth Quotes & Sayings


“As you shall sow, so shall you reap.”-Bible


“Be sure you are right, then go ahead.”-Davy Crockett (1786-1836)


“Better slip with foot than tongue.”-Ben Franklin (1706-1790)


“Diamond cuts diamond.”-Marstow (1604)


“Fine words butter no parsnips.”-John Clarke (1639)


“History repeats itself.”-George Eliot (1819-1880)


“It is wise not to seek a secret and honest not to reveal it.”-Ben Franklin (1706-1790)


“Just because everybody’s doing something, doesn’t mean it’s right.”-unknown


“Liars need good memories.”-French (on truth and falsehood)


“No sin is hidden to the soul.”-Bengali (Asian Indian) (on conscience)


“Play the part and you shall become.”-unknown


“Practice what you preach.”-unknown


“Put silk on a goat and it is still a goat.”-Irish Proverb


Famous Truth Quotes & Sayings


“Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.”-Ben Franklin (1706-1790)


“Take it straight from the horse’s mouth.”-Francis Iles (1893-1970)


“What you would seem to be, be real.”-Ben Franklin (1706-1790)


“You can’t make bricks without straw.”-unknown


“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”-Mark Twain


“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”-Oscar Wilde


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


“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”-Mark Twain


“Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.”-Stephanie Klein


“Pretending to be someone you’re not is a waste of the person you are.”-Kurt Cobain


“Everyone sees who I appear to be but only a few know the real me. You only see what I choose to show. There’s so much behind my smile you just don’t know.”-unknown


“Understanding is a three edged sword: your side, their side, and the truth.”-J. Michael Straczynski


“Before speaking, consult your inner-truth barometer, and resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear.”-Wayne W. Dyer


“Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.”-Henry David Thoreau