49 Quotes About Hidden Truth


In the world of information, there is so much truth that is left hidden below the surface of misdirection and lies. These quotes about hidden truth highlight the awareness that should be given to finding honesty in the world.

“All truth passes through three stages: First it is ridiculed, second it is violently opposed and third it is accepted as being self-evident.”

“As you shall sow, so shall you reap.”

“Be sure you are right, then go ahead.”

“Before speaking, consult your inner-truth barometer, and resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear.”

“Better slip with foot than tongue.”

“Diamond cuts diamond.”

“Everyone sees who I appear to be but only a few know the real me. You only see what i choose to show. There’s so much behind my smile you just don’t know.”

“Fine words butter no parsnips.”

“History repeats itself.”

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”

“I’d rather be hated for who I am, rather than loved for who I am not.”

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”

“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.”

“It is wise not to seek a secret and honest not to reveal it.”

“Just because everybody’s doing something, doesn’t mean it’s right.”

“Liars need good memories.”

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

“No sin is hidden to the soul.”

“Nobody speaks the truth when there is something they must have.”

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

“People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe.”

“Play the part and you shall become.”

“Practice what you preach.”

“Pretending to be someone you’re not is a waste of the person you are.”

“Proof is boring. Proof is tiresome. Proof is an irrelevance. People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes.”

“Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.”

“Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.”

“Take it straight from the horse’s mouth.”

“The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie.”

“The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.”

“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”

“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”

“Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies.”

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.”

“Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”

“Truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it and ignorance may deride it, but, in the end, there it is.”

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”

“Truth is the breath of life to human society. It is the food of the immortal spirit. Yet a single word of it may kill a man as suddenly as a drop of prussic acid.”

“Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and of life.”

“Truth only reveals itself when one gives up all preconceived ideas.”

“Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.”

“Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.”

“Understanding is a three edged sword: your side, their side, and the truth.”

“We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable.”

“We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.”

“What you would seem to be, be really.”

“When one realizes one is asleep, at that moment one is already half-awake.”

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

The lines between wrong and right are constantly changing. As each generation mold the culture to their values, times change with new perceived threats and dangers to society.

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