27 Best ‘Truth Telling’ Quotes To Be Brave

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Are you looking for some bravery motivation? Stay motivated with the help of the below truth telling quotes.

Best Truth Telling Quotes

1. “If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.” ― Virginia Woolf

2. “If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.” ― George Bernard Shaw

3. “There is only one sin. and that is theft… when you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.” ― Khaled Hosseini

4. “I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being, first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.” ― Malcolm X

5. “Truth never damages a cause that is just.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

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6. “It’s dangerous to tell the truth, truth without power is always dangerous. And we should fight! Freedom’s not an idea, it’s a passion! If you haven’t got it you fight like a fish out of water fighting for air!” ― Edward Bond

7. “Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.” ― Albert Camus

8. “Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.” ― Mark Twain

9. “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” ― Oscar Wilde

10. “Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.” ― Stephanie Klein

11. “Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.” ― William Faulkner

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

13. “Artists use lies to tell the truth. Yes, I created a lie. But because you believed it, you found something true about yourself.” ― Alan Moore

14. “The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.” ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton

15. “It is an occupational hazard that anyone who has spent her life learning how to lie eventually becomes bad at telling the truth.” ― Ally Carter

16. “A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.” ― G.K. Chesterton

17. “The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

18. “I shall try to tell the truth, but the result will be fiction.” ― Katherine Anne Porter

19. “If you want a child to know the truth, tell him the truth. If you want a child to love the truth, tell him a story.” ― Sarah Mackenzie

20. “If you’re being honest, you don’t have to tell THE truth. Only God knows THE truth.” ― Terry Trueman

21. “There is nothing that is going to make people hate you more, and love you more, than telling the truth.” ― Stefan Molyneux

22. “Always tell the truth. It’s the easiest thing to remember.” ― David Mamet

23. “If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

24. “Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” ― Spencer Johnson

25. “Truth without love is brutality, and love without truth is hypocrisy.” ― Warren Wiersbe

26. “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

27. “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

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