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Motivational Truth Quotes

May these quotes about Truth inspire and motivate you.

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

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The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw


 

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr


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We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The truth is a snare:
you cannot have it, without being caught.
You cannot have the truth
in such a way that you catch it,
but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters
cannot be trusted with important matters.
- Albert Einstein

Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
- Harry S. Truman

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Truth is not only violated by falsehood;
it may be equally outraged by silence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth.
- Maya Angelou

If you shut the door to all errors,
truth will be shut out.
- Rabindranath Tagore

It is a truth universally acknowledged that
when one part of your life starts going okay,
another falls spectacularly to pieces.
- the movie Bridget Jones Diary

You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.
- Maimonides

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

In a controversy, the instant we feel anger
we have already ceased striving for the truth,
and have begun striving for ourselves.
- The Buddha

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

ANYONE may become a revealer of Truth
who lives in close contact with the indwelling God.
- Ernest Holmes

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?
- Lily Tomlin

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Truth is absolute, but only to one person.
My truth is absolute to me, and your truth is absolute to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price.
May He be so to every one of us.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

Morality is the basis of things
and truth is the substance of all morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am committed to truth, not consistency.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Beyond a doubt, truth bears the same relation
to falsehood as light to darkness.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth.
- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett


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