Authentic communication relies on truth. Lies are easy and often more comforting than honesty; however, truth builds trust, and trust allows us to live in peace. Offering truth is treating others with dignity and respect. Here are some wonderful quotes about truth.
“Truth is like a lion; it needs no defense. Let it loose. It will defend itself.” ~St. Augustine
“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” ~Buddha
“Truth is powerful and it prevails.” ~Sojourner Truth
“There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness, and truth.” ~Leo Tolstoy
“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember what you said.” ~Mark Twain
“A single lie discovered creates doubt in every truth.” ~Unknown
“Beware of the half-truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.” ~Unknown
“If you tell the truth, it becomes a part of your past. If you tell a lie, it becomes a part of your future.” ~Unknown
“Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones.” ~Albert Einstein
“The truth will set you free. But first it will piss you off.” ~Gloria Steinem
“Hell is truth seen too late.” ~Thomas Hobbes
“The truth will set you free.” ~Jesus (John 8:32)
“Speak the truth even if your voice shakes.” ~Unknown
“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~George Orwell
“Truth costs nothing while a lie could cost you everything.” ~Unknown
“In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess.” ~Dalai Lama
“Wisdom is found only in truth.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do you have a favorite quote about truth?
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