Which is worse: A lie that draws a smile or a truth that draws a tear?LiesMiracle on 34th Street, by Bryan Bedford
Guzmán: "Because she supports me. Unconditionally."
Nadia: "That isn't love, it's devotion, like you would have for a God. People who love you tell you the truth."
Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.KindnessFyodor Dostoevsky
The fact that a great many people believe something is no guarantee of its truth.Conspiracy TheoriesWilliam Somerset Maugham
Ian Malcolm: "I told the truth."
Peter Ludlow: "Your version of it."
Ian Malcolm: "There are no versions of the truth."
Rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness... give me truth!Into the Wild, by Christopher McCandless
The truth is always there, whether we see it or not - whether we choose to or not. The truth doesn't care about our needs or wants. It doesn't care about our governments, our ideologies, our religions.Valery Legasov in Chernobyl, Episode 5
When the truth offends me, we lie and we lie until we can no longer remember it is even there. Every lie we tell incurs a debt to the truth. Sooner or later, that debt is paid.Valery Legasov in Chernobyl, Episode 5
It's my experience that you really can't lose when you try the truth.Sharon Stone
All men wish to have truth on their side; but few to be on the side of truth.Richard Whately
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.James A. Garfield
But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.LiesKhaled Hosseini in The Kite Runner
A man does not flee from truth.Rudolfo Anaya
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.Walter Cronkite
If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.Logan Pearsall Smith
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.Morality & EthicsFrank Herbert
The first reaction to truth is hatred.Tertullian
The truth doesn't have to do with cruelty, the truth has to do with mercy.Ken Kesey
Black Widow: "I don't know, the truth is a matter of circumstances. It's not all things to all people all the time, and neither am I."
Captain America: "That's a tough way to live."
Black Widow: "It's a good way not to die though."
It's the most heroic thing we can do now. Look the truth in the face.Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones, Season 8 Episode 3
Speaking the truth gets a little easier each time you do it.Rory Freedman
People can choose between the sweet lie or the bitter truth. I say the bitter truth, but many people don't want to hear it.LiesAvigdor Lieberman
Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.Lies, HonestyJames E. Faust
The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.Ayn Rand
No human being will ever know the Truth, for even if they happen to say it by chance, they would not even known they had done so.Xenophanes
The truth is what I make it. I could set this world on fire and call it rain.Victoria Aveyard in Die Farben des Blutes
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.LiesCharles Spurgeon
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.Progress, ScienceGalileo Galilei
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.Albert Einstein
Truth never damages a cause that is just.Mahatma Gandhi
You will find that many of the truths we cling to, depend greatly on our own point of view.Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
It is my belief that the truth is generally preferable to lies.Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
The truth isn't always to most exciting version of things, or the best, or the worst. It's somewhere inbetween. But it deserves to be heard and remembered. 'The truth will out', like someone said once. It remains.Hannah Baker in 13 Reasons Why, Season 1 Episode 1
The thing about the truth is, not a lot of people can handle it.Conor McGregor