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A friend is someone who can see the truth and pain in you even when you are fooling everyone else.
All truth goes through three steps: First, it is ridiculed; second, it is violently opposed; third it is accepted as self-evident.
-- Arthur Schopenhauer
Although they have tried to cover up the fact that mad cow disease exists, the government has finally given up to public pressure demanding they reveal the truth, however they are still insisting that this fatal infection is no worse than a broken leg. No worse than a broken leg? I once had a broken leg and it hurt like hell!
Any man who tells you he understands women is either lying or isn't telling the truth.
Anything more than the truth would be too much.
-- Robert Frost
Be such is the irresistable nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.
-- Thomas Paine
Beat me with the truth, don't torture me with lies.
Beauty is truth, truth beauty, a thing of beauty is a joy for ever.
-- John Keats
Because I have confidence in the power of Truth and of the spirit, I believe in the future of mankind.
-- Albert Schweitzer
Blessed are our enemies, for they tell us the truth when our friends flatter us.
Do not believe in a thing because you have read about it in a book. Do not believe in a thing because another man has said it was true. Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition. Find out the truth for yourself. Reason it out. That is realization.
-- Swami Vivekananda
How far a fisherman stretches the truth depends on the length of his arms.
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
-- Isaac Newton
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs.
-- Samuel Goldwyn
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
-- Mark Twain
If you want to be well liked never lie about yourself, and be careful when telling the truth about others.
It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
-- Jerome K. Jerome
Life is so much simpler when you tell the truth.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
-- Winston Churchill
Men tell you the facts, but God will tell you the truth!
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