Top 10 Truth Quotes

Alphonse de Lamartine

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. I am the fellow citizen of every being that thinks; my country is Truth.

Henry David Thoreau
If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Pietro Aretino

I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.

Pietro Aretino
If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.
David Crosby

"It can't happen here" is number one on the list of famous last words.

Thomas Jefferson
If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy?
Adolf Hitler

Tell a lie loud enough and long enough and people will believe it.

Aldous Huxley
... the greater part of the population is not very intelligent, dreads responsibility, and desires nothing better than to be told what to do. Provided the rulers do not interfere with its material comforts and its cherished beliefs, it is perfectly happy to let itself be ruled.
Mehmet Murat Ildan

It is better to go near the truth and be imprisoned than to stay with the wrong and roam about freely, master Galilei. In fact, getting attached to falsity is terrible slavery, and real freedom is only next to the right.

Mehmet Murat Ildan
Truths are immortal, my dear friend; they are immortal like God! What we call a falsity is like a fruit; it has a certain number of days; it is bound to decay. Whereas, what we call truth is like gold; days, months, even centuries can hide gold, can overlook it but they can never make it decay.