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  • “All truth passes through three stages: First it is ridiculed, second it is violently opposed and third it is accepted as being self-evident” ~ ent. – unknown
  • “As you shall sow, so shall you reap. “ ~ Bible
  • “Be sure you are right, then go ahead. “ ~ Davy Crockett (1786-1836)
  • “Better slip with foot than tongue. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Diamond cuts diamond. “ ~ Marstow (1604)
  • “Fine words butter no parsnips. “ ~ John Clarke (1639)
  • “History repeats itself. “ ~ George Eliot (1819-1880)
  • “It is wise not to seek a secret and honest not to reveal it. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Just because everybody’s doing something, doesn’t mean it’s right. “ ~ unknown
  • Liars need good memories. ” ~ French (on truth and falsehood)

  • “No sin is hidden to the soul. “ ~ Bengali (Asian Indian) (on conscience)
  • “Play the part and you shall become. “ ~ unknown
  • “Practice what you preach. “ ~ unknown
  • “Put a silk on a goat and it is still a goat. “ ~ Irish Proverb
  • “Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.” ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Take it straight from the horse’s mouth. “ ~ Francis Iles (1893-1970)
  • “What you would seem to be, be really. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “You can’t make bricks without straw. “ ~ unknown
  • “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” ~ Mark Twain
  • “The truth is rarely pure and never simple.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  • “In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~ George Orwell
  • “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” ~ Mark Twain
  • “Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.” ~ Stephanie Klein
  • “Pretending to be someone you’re not is a waste of the person you are.” ~ Kurt Cobain
  • “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.” ~ unknown
  • “I’d rather be hated for who I am, rather than loved for who I am not.” ~ Kurt Cobain
  • “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.” ~ Joe Abercrombie
  • “Understanding is a three edged sword: your side, their side, and the truth.” ~ J. Michael Straczynski
  • “Before speaking, consult your inner-truth barometer, and resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear.” ~ Wayne W. Dyer
  • “Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

This post was last modified on October 10, 2019 8:06 am