Best 122 of Telling the truth quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mark Twain

When in doubt tell the truth. It will confound your enemies and astound your friends.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Bernardo

When you tell the truth, people listen.

By Anonym 15 Sep

L. Ron Hubbard

Unethical conduct is actually the conduct of destruction and fear; lies are told because one is afraid of the consequences should one tell the truth; thus, the liar is inevitably a coward, the coward is inevitably a liar.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lisa Loeb

Sometimes you tell the truth like you're pulling taffy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Elbert Hubbard

Theology is an attempt to explain a subject by men who do not understand it. The intent is not to tell the truth but to satisfy the questioner.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lionel Fisher

Curmudgeons speak up because they have to, because it’s become critically important for them to tell the truth as they see it. Telling the truth is as natural to them once more as it was when they were children. The fact that no one cares to listen is inconsequential. Curmudgeons speak up, raise their voices, stand for something too right to be silent about anymore, whatever the cost, despite a world that deals with what it doesn't want to hear by crucifying the messenger. Increasingly these days, they're being called by another name: whistleblower.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Newt Gingrich

Somebody ought to have the courage to tell the truth. These people are terrorists.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Ljupka Cvetanova

Repeat a lie a thousand times and it become a successful political campaign.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Auliq Ice

Telling the truth has always come naturally to me. And I realize, that people like me are the reason the world hates the truth.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jewel

I personally feel the most vulnerable when I write. That's where I learned to tell the truth when I was young.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Kurt Vonnegut

I am simply impressed by the unexpected insights which shower down on me when my job is to imagine, as contrasted with the woodenly familiar ideas which clutter my desk when my job is to tell the truth.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ann Patchett

No one tells the truth to people they don't actually know, and if they do it is a horrible trait. Everyone wants something smaller, something neater than the truth.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Colin Quinn

I think the world honestly would be a much healthier place if instead of trying to find rationalizations for our bad behavior we would just say, "I was an asshole. Sure, there were reasons behind it, but that doesn't matter.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jay Mohr

I started to have panic attacks on stage and my wife just asked, "Why don't you just stop?" I was doing Ghost Whisperer at the time so I was making enough money where I could put it away and she said, "Then, when you go back, you just go up and tell the truth." And it's a lot more tiring.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Iyanla Vanzant

When there is breakdown in a relationship, you must have the hard conversation. It may not be pretty and it may not feel good. But if you are willing to listen and tell the truth, it will open up.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Adrian Tan

Don't work. Avoid telling the truth. Be hated. Love someone. You're going to have a busy life. Thank goodness there's no life expectancy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

June Jordan

To tell the truth is to become beautiful.

By Anonym 13 Sep

David Mamet

Always tell the truth - it's the easiest thing to remember.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Fran Lebowitz

Any artist who has that quality of timelessness has that quality because they tell the truth.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Michael Bassey Johnson

Whatever you tell; lie or truth, can both destroy or save you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donald Miller

Telling the truth is the slow, mundane, difficult route to a meaningful life. Anything else is cheating.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ursula K. Le Guin

I talk about the gods, I am an atheist. But I am an artist too, and therefore a liar. Distrust everything I say. I am telling the truth.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

On Mother's Day: It's just a rip-off, to tell the truth, a chance to sell my perfume and other things that ladies like.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Deb Caletti

I'd always thought telling the truth to other people was hard, but maybe that was a snap compared to telling the truth to yourself. Sometimes we just refused to know what we knew.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Louis Farrakhan

I will never apologize to the Jewish community for telling the truth

By Anonym 13 Sep

Joan Rivers

If you hate something, you hate it, and if you like something or somebody, you like it, but tell the truth. And most celebrities have that thin veneer that they will not break for you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Franz Kafka

The Kafka paradox: art depends on truth, but truth, being indivisable, cannot know itself: to tell the truth is to lie. thus the writer is the truth, and yet when he speakes he lies.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Grover Cleveland

Above all, tell the truth.

By Anonym 13 Sep

W. Somerset Maugham

Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Warren G. Bennis

Followers who tell the truth, and leaders who listen to it, are an unbeatable combination.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Neale Donald Walsch

Start telling the truth now and never stop. Begin by telling the truth to yourself about yourself. Then tell the truth to yourself about someone else. Then tell the truth about yourself to another. Then tell the truth about another to that other. Finally, tell the truth to everyone about everything. These are the Five Levels Of Truth Telling. This is the five-fold path to freedom.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Christopher Dodd

Eight more days and I can start telling the truth again

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anne Frank

The young are not afraid of telling the truth.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tony Evans

Faith is acting like God is telling the truth.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Alice Walker

She say, Celie, tell the truth, have you ever found God in church? I never did. I just found a bunch of folks hoping for him to show.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Don Winslow

How much more money do we have to waste, how many more families have to be destroyed, how many more people have to be killed before you summon the courage to tell the truth to the American people?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Chris Hedges

The press, or at least most of it, has lost the passion, the outrage, and the sense of mission that once drove reporters to defy authority and tell the truth.

By Anonym 19 Sep

J. R. Rim

Time reveals the truth.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mother Angelica

Those who tell the Truth love you. Those who tell you what you want to hear love themselves.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Auliq Ice

Not only truth can set you free, but forgiveness as well.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Lamine Pearlheart

In a world starving for validity, the truth, when spoken at the right moment, can be one of the purest and most helpful forms of charity.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Antonio Gramsci

Telling the truth is always revolutionary

By Anonym 16 Sep

Auliq Ice

If there is the truth to be told to the young, is the truth of not to lie.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Wittes

Trump fired Jim Comey because the most dangerous thing in the world, if you are Donald Trump, is a person who tells the truth, is dogged, you can't control, and who is as committed as Comey is to the institutional independence of an organization that has the power to investigate you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anthony Hope

Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn't it?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gangaji

If you will stop all searching right now and tell the truth to yourself, you will know what is known in the core of your bones. You will know it with no image of it, no concept of it, no thought of it. You will know it as that which has eternally been here. And you will know it as yourself.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tucker Max

I tell the truth, and truth is the ultimate defense against libel.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Viorst

Telling a lie is called wrong. Telling the truth is called right. Except when telling the truth is called bad manners and telling a lie is called polite.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gene Kim

To tell the truth is an act of love. To withhold the truth is an act of hate. Or worse, apathy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mark Haddon

People say that you always have to tell the truth. But they do not mean this because you are not allowed to tell old people that they are old and you are not allowed to tell people if they smell funny or if a grown-up has made a fart. And you are not allowed to say, 'I don't like you,' unless that person has been horrible to you.