Truth Quotes

Some truths are expressed best in the form of myth.

- Ransom Riggs, Hollow City

Like a wild animal, the truth is too powerful to remain caged.

- Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.

- George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it's served up.

- George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

The irony of life is that those who wear masks often tell us more truths than those with open faces.

- Marie Lu, The Young Elites

People seldom realize that they tell lies with their lips and truths with their eyes all the time.

- Tahereh Mafi, Destroy Me

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.

- Albert Einstein

Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

- Albert Einstein

This is a difficult balance, telling the truth: how much to share, how much to keep, which truths will wound but not ruin, which will cut too deep to heal.

- Ally Condie, Matched

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it - always.

- Mahatma Gandhi

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.

- J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.

- Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

Whoever said the truth hurts was being an optimist. The truth is an excruciatingly painful son of a bitch.

- Colleen Hoover, November 9

You know there's no such thing as a complete lie. There's always some truth in there.

- John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson