If I could only give three words of advice, they would be, 'Tell the truth.' If I got three more words, I'd add, 'All the time.'
Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Truth exists; only lies are invented.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
By doubting we are led to question, by questioning we arrive at the truth.
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
The first reaction to truth is hatred.
Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe.
A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.
The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
Be truthful, nature only sides with truth.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Peace if possible, truth at all costs.
An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.
If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don't fight it.
Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Learn what is true in order to do what is right.