Truth Quotes

Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and of life.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it and ignorance may deride it, but, in the end, there it is.

Sir Winston Churchill

Truth only reveals itself when one gives up all preconceived ideas.


When one realises one is asleep, at that moment one is already half-awake.

P.D. Ouspensky

Liars need good memories.

French (on truth and falsehood)

Just because everybody's doing something, doesn't mean it's right.


It is wise not to seek a secret and honest not to reveal it.

Benjamin Franklin

History repeats itself.

George Eliot

Fine words butter no parsnips.

John Clarke

Diamond cuts diamond.

Marstow (1604)

Better slip with foot than tongue.

Benjamin Franklin